May 7, 2013 –Jeffrey Winnick and Lourdes Valles opened Gems & Jewels, a jewelry store, on April 5 at 4130 Atlantic Ave. in Bixby Knolls. The store sells sterling silver jewelry and handmade, local jewelry. Gems & Jewels also purchases gold and silver jewelry, diamonds, watches and luxury handbags. The shop offers watch battery replacement, ring sizing, jewelry cleaning and full-service jewelry repair. Gems & Jewels is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 562/426-8601 or visit Pictured, from left, are: Kevin Chen, jeweler; Winnick and Valles. (Photograph by the Business Journal’s Thomas McConville)

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