Valentine's Day is less than a month away, and it's time to start planning your special someone's gift. After all, anyone who has ever tried to make a dinner reservation day of knows that it's very nearly impossible, so why should we procrastinate when it comes to gift buying?
Jewelry is a great way to tell your special someone that you care about them. Both personalized and timeless, a necklace, bracelet or set of earrings can be the perfect gift to let your loved one know how you feel.
If you're ready to start prepping for the more romantic day of the year, here are 15 mighty independent jewelry stores in the Near North Side that will give you their best.
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34 E. Oak St., Chicago, IL 60611
Here you will find unparalleled assistance without pushy salespeople.
Daniel Levy Jewelry
1 W. Superior St., Chicago, IL 60654
If you're in the market for a custom ring, this should be your go-to.
Fey & Co. Jewelers
758 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60610
Fey & Co. are in the business of helping you find exactly what you are looking for.
7 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611
Lester Lampert is a high-end shop that will leave you in love with your new piece.
1429 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60614
K-Stonehill will help you create your piece for that special someone.
H Horowitz Co.
845 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
This adorable jewelry shop will help you repair broken pieces or find the perfect new one.
James & Sons Fine Jewelers
1457 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60642
Perfect for both men and women, James & Sons is a great spot to purchase either a watch or new piece of jewelry.
303 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL 60654
Leber's will make you feel like family, while making your the ring of your dreams.
165 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60654
Gage Diamonds will wow you with their selection.
B. Young & Co.
834 N. Rush St., Chicago, IL 60611
B. Young & Co.'s offerings are extensive: rings, watches, earrings, necklaces. You will find it all here.
String A Strand On Wells
1361 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60610
This store is a fun stop if you're looking for an affordable gift.
Marshall Pierce & Co.
960 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Marshall Pierce & Co. has been doing business in Chicago for a long time and their sales representatives will help you find exactly what you're looking for.
55 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Pistachios loves to make dreams reality, such as with their customized jewelry options.
1 E. Delaware Place, Chicago, IL 60611
Whether you're designing a new ring or modifying an old piece of jewelry, Hellen Lucille is a great option.
676 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
This high-end store will help you find what you have been looking for.