Engels Jewelry Company Story
Engels Jewelry Co. was founded by father & son, Dennis & Mark Engels. Dennis Engels previously owned and operated Richard Engels Jewelers, a well known name in the jewelry industry that closed its doors in January 2018, after 88 years of service to the Grand Rapids area. Dennis’ father, Richard Engels, had opened Richard Engels Jewelers in 1930.
In addition to his extensive on the job training, Dennis also has a plethora of degrees, certifications and awards, including a Bachelor of Business from Grand Valley State University, advanced degrees from the Gemological Institute of America, one of two degrees in the state from the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, a certification from the American Society of Appraisers and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the City of Grandville.
Mark Engels is a graduate of Hope College & the Gemological Institute of America, he has interned at one of the top diamond companies in America & has the lifelong training of growing up working at Richard Engels Jewelers alongside his father.