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341 W. State Street (IL Rt. 64)
Sycamore, IL 60178

Jewelry Repair

Our repairs are never sent out-our GIA Graduate Gemologist has over 25 years experience as a bench jeweler!
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Sweet Earth has been satisfying customers in Sycamore for over 20 years.

Watch battery starting at $7.50* by our trained staff. (*$3.00 to open the case plus $4.50 for the battery) Most battery replacements are usually completed while you wait, including Fossil, Watch band replacements are usually while you wait too. We have a very good selection of new bands to replace your worn and tired out watch band. Did you get a new watch that just doesn't fit, bring it in to have links removed or added usually while you wait!

In addition to our repair service we offer jewelry engraving and jewelry appraisals.
Purchasing jewelry on-line? Get a consultation with our Gemologist before you purchase. Call for consultation pricing

More about our Jewelry Repair Department
Our jewelry repair department can fix almost every type of jewelry from costume to fine jewelry. No job is too big or too small. Our IN-HOUSE professional jewelry repair team is headed up by a GIA Graduate Gemologist, Rich Para,  co-owner of Sweet Earth. Rich has a comprehensive knowledge of the jewelry industry. He has over 25 years experience as a bench repair jeweler. Rich was introduced to jewelry making by his father, who loved Lapidary jewelry--working with gemstones. He began working with jewelry tools and creating jewelry in high school. Shortly after he and his father and began making jewelry professionally.

Fast forward to today--Rich has received his gemology degree from the Gemological Instutite of America, GIA, the leading source of knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewelry. He has done fine jewelry repairs and jewelry appraisals in DeKalb County for almost 25 years.Watch battery replacement and band adjustment service are just some of the basic repair services offered at the store.

Another more unique aspect of Sweet Earth's jewelry repair service is the repair of knotted pearls or gemstones and costume jewelry.

In addition Rich and his personally trained design staff continue to create a beautiful line of Sweet Earth jewelry sold exclusively in this Sycamore store.

Remember at Sweet Earth Repairs are never sent out. We offer the very best in price, service, quality, and reliability.

Fine Jewelry Repairs-all Gold and Sterling Silver include:
  • Chains soldered 
  • Replace Clasps
  • Resize Rings
  • Restring or Knot pearls (includes Add-a-Pearl), and precious gemstones.
  • Inspect and repair prongs to keep stones secure in their settings
  • Prongs replaced
  • Tips rebuilt
  • Heads replaced
  • Shanks replaced
  • Remounting
  • Stone tightened
  • Stone Replacement
  • Polishing and cleaning
Costume Repairs Include:
  • Watch battery Replacement usually while you wait, including Fossil
  • Watch band replacement usually while you wait
  • Watch links removed or added usually while you wait
  • Restringing of beaded necklaces, bracelets, etc
  • Knotting of pearls, gemstones etc.
  • Gluing
  • Weaving
  • Macramé
You may mail us your repair for an estimate. Please insure your package. Credit card is required for return shipping. Please call for details.

Custom Jewelry Design-

Rich created this handmade turquoise pendant from a Turquoise Cabochon he hand cut. Here is the process:

Contact Rich for custom redesigning, and remounts.

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341 W State Street   •   Sycamore, IL 60178   •   (815) 895-3011

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