John & Jovi McFadden
JEWELRY DESIGN STUDIO is located at 417 E. Main St., in the heart of downtown
The Studio specializes in expert fine Jewelry repair for 47+ years, ring sizing, re-shanking & chain repairs, diamond setting & other gemstones, remounting, fabrication, appraisals, watch batteries replacement, pearl and bead re stringing, lost wax casting , handcrafted & custom jewelry designs in karat gold ,silver and other metals. It is a local business owned & managed by John P. McFadden and his wife Jovi. In July 2012, they've expanded to Garner by opening a 2nd location, Jewelry and Watch Repair KIOSK , located inside the AGRI SUPPLY Store in Garner, NC.
John is a Jeweler for 47+ years specializing in gold smithing , diamond setting, lost cast waxing and vitreous enameling. He is also a Guild Gemologist and a Certified Diamontologist by Diamond Council of America ( DCA). He is an award winning Fine Jewelry Designer
( 1st place and 3rd place and the “Best of Show” in OHIO JEWELERS ASSOCIATION Show held in Hyatt Hotel Convention Center, Columbus, OH in August of 2006 and Mentioned at the
JEWELERS ASSOCIATION in New York City, New York in January 2007. John has been teaching silver smithing, jewelry making and copper enameling for over twenty (20) years at the Canton, Museum of Art in
Ohio and Massillon Museum Ohio and presently teaching Jewelry Making Silver Smithing at
the Clayton Center Parks & Recreation. He managed the Lindenwold Fine Jewelers and U.S Commemorative Art Gallery ( Subsidiary of Suarez Corporation Industries) in Canton, Ohio for fourteen (14) years. John and his wife Jovi move to Raleigh, NC Area from Canton, Ohio in June 2007 for religious work in Belize America until 2009.