DETROIT - People often say diamonds are a girl's best friends, and a dog is man's. But if you're looking for the best place to find designer jewelry this holiday season across Metro Detroit, look no further.
Voters have chosen their favorite Detroit stores to purchase jewelry in this year's Vote 4 The Best contest page.
VOTE 4 THE BEST: 2012 winners of best designer jewelry in Detroit
Benson Diamond Jewelers
Sparking and shining at the top of the list of best designer jewelry stores in Metro Detroit is Benson Diamond Jewelers in Westland, Michigan.
Opened in 1979, Benson Diamond Jewelers says its jewelry repair and design department takes pride in going above and beyond your expectations, all while offering one of the largest selections of Pandora Jewelry in the Midwest.
"I have recommended this location to every one of my family members that I know who owns a Pandora bracelet," said Daquanda, who voted in this year's contest. "The staff is always kind a friendly, even when the store is crowded."
For directions to Benson Diamond Jewelers located in Westland Shopping Center, click here.
Michael Agnello Jewelers
A past winner of our contest, Michael Agnello Jewelers in St. Clair Shores places second on the list of best designer jewelry stores across Metro Detroit.
Store owner Michael Agnello says he began his career in the jewelry business in 1975. The store says Michael has traveled around the world to find different types of jewelry, including the creations and designs he's made for the store.
"The variety of jewelry is magnificent and the prices are extra ordinary," said Theresa. "The owner and employees are extremely helpful and pleasant.
Click here for directions and to learn more about the history of Michael Agnello Jewelers.
Design Works Custom Jewelry Studio and Gallery
Next on the list of best jewelry stores across Metro Detroit is Design Works Custom Jewelry Studio and Gallery.
Home of the Classic Horse Equestrian Jewelry Collection, Design Works says it has been in business in Metamora, Mich. since 1991. Their gallery also showcases creations in glass, wood, metal and more.
Design Works says owner Zorka Pondell creates unique pieces of fine contemporary jewelry and equestrian pieces.
"Zorka has such a great eye for design," said Amy. "Very talented, very honest jeweler."
Click here for directions to Design Works Custom Jewelry Studio and Gallery.
Looking for more places to purchase jewelry in the Detroit area? Click here to see the complete list of best Detroit jewelry stores.
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