Jewelers Trade Shop Mission Statement
At Jewelers Trade Shop, we work hard to provide our customers with superior customer service, high-quality custom designs, professional jewelry repair, and the most desirable brands in the world. We want to be leaders in the jewelry industry by creating an exceptional shopping experience, achieved through the combination of a luxurious in-store atmosphere and refreshing customer service. We know we are successful when our customers leave our store looking forward to their next experience with Jewelers Trade Shop.
Corbett & Imogene Davis founded Jewelers Trade Shop.
OUR FIRST LOCATION
The store first opened on the 5th floor Thiesen Building.
JTS opens it's first storefront on Romana Street.
JTS relocates to their current address, 26 Palafox Place.
In 2005, our store underwent a remodel to better showcase our products
THE ROLEX REMODEL
The Rolex section of the store was completely rennovated
Corbett Davis III became the sole owner of Jewelers Trade Shop
CORBETT DAVIS, III
President, Owner, GIA Graduate Gemologist
Jewelers Trade Shop’s third generation owner, Corbett Davis, III, certainly appreciates what an honor it is to be able to follow in his father and grandfather’s footsteps. Corbett prepared himself for a career in the family business with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from the University of Alabama in 1998 and a GIA Graduate Gemologist degree in 1999. Responsible for every operational job at Jewelers Trade Shop, the area that Corbett is most drawn to is the store’s custom designs. He thrives when given the task of redesigning customer’s jewelry into new pieces they’ll cherish for years to come.
GIA Graduate Gemologist, Sales
Sarah Davis, has been with Jewelers Trade Shop since May 2007. After graduating with a degree in Business Management from the University of Florida, Sarah had a chance conversation with a jeweler at Jewelers Trade Shop which led her to a sales position with the company. Sarah is most passionate about the opportunity to be a part of some of the most significant moments in our customers lives. “Through jewelry, people allow us to be a part of engagements, wedding ceremonies, births, anniversaries, and holidays.”
Currently working to complete the Graduate Gemologist Diploma at GIA, Hartley has been with JTS since 2018. She loves the hunt of finding exactly what a customer has in mind, and she enjoys seeing how happy the customer is to have their perfect piece. Outside of work, she and her husband enjoy grilling out and entertaining friends at home. But most of all, her favorite thing to do is spend time with their son, Landon. When asked about what else she might like to do, she said, “I’m living the dream job. I get to help people pick out beautiful pieces of jewelry that they will cherish forever!”
Morgan was born and raised in Pensacola and received her BSBA in Healthcare Marketing from the University of Southern Mississippi in May of 2018. She joined the JTS team in February of 2019 while obtaining her Master's in Business Administration from the University of West Florida. The best feeling for Morgan is seeing her customer’s reactions when they see a finalized custom piece. Her favorite JTS brand is Rolex because of its impeccable craftsmanship and timeless designs. On the weekends, Morgan loves to spend time with family, read a good book, and enjoy watching the sunset at Pensacola Beach.
A native of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Connie Lancaster made the decision to relocate to Pensacola while vacationing at the beach in 2003. She began her career at Jewelers Trade Shop in 2004. Immersing herself in the role of bookkeeper at Jewelers trade Shop has given her a variety of job responsibilities. One of the more challenging jobs was learning to read Corbett Jr.’s handwriting in order to transcribe, among many things, the famed “Gems, Jewelry, Fun Times,” newsletter. But above all other responsibilities she finds helping customers most rewarding.
Shop Foreman & Master Jeweler
Though born and raised in Pensacola, Florida, Howard Davis learned the art of jewelry manufacturing at Bowman Technical School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. With over 40 years under his belt at Jewelers Trade Shop, Howard has ingenuity for fabricating and repairing jewelry. Of all the designers offered at Jewelers Trade Shop he is most proud of the store’s own master craftsmen, referring to themselves as “original designers.” When Howard isn’t busy forging jewelry for customers he enjoys being outside, practicing in activities such as fishing, golfing or riding his bike and eating “really good food.”
April has been in the jewelry industry since 2004 and is a GIA Graduate Gemologist. She is originally from Auburn , Al and received her bachelor degree in Business Administration from Auburn University. Her favorite thing about Jewelers Trade Shop is getting to see the unique pieces brought in for appraisals and hearing the stories behind each treasure. Outside of work, April loves spending time with her two kids Olivia and Bennett.
Having grown up in Elberta and now living in Foley, Felicia started working at Jewelers Trade Shop because of her connection with Hartley Moorer, with whom she had previous worked. In her work as a saleswoman, Felicia finds satisfaction in knowing she is able to help clients find exactly what they are looking for and feel happy with their shopping experience. Her favorite JTS brand is Roberto Coin, because of its thoughtful and well-crafted design. When not working, you can expect that Felicia is home enjoying her family and her pets.
Allie is a sales associate, and oversees community outreach. She has a BA in Communications, a MS in Management, and is currently working to complete the Graduate Gemologist Diploma at GIA. She is most passionate about helping others in our community. She loves being able to make beautiful things for other people and seeing the joy as they receive their pieces. She was born and raised in Pace, and then moved to Atlanta for College, but move back to Pensacola for work after college.
Paige joined the Jewelers Trade Shop family 9 years ago after a serendipitous visit to the shop. While waiting to have her jewelry cleaned, she asked if we were hiring. We were. And the rest, as they say, is history. She has a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of West Florida and enjoys working with people and sharing their jewelry stories. A Pensacola native, Paige enjoys the beach, discovering new cuisines in Pensacola’s resurgent downtown, and spending time with her family and beautiful daughter.
Originally from Washington, Becca relocated to Pensacola in 2022. Soon after, she started working at Jewelers Trade Shop. She loves how much it feels like her coworkers and clients are family. She is passionate about caring for clients and making them feel a part of the family. In her free time, Becca is a photographer. You can catch her capturing beautiful nature and wildlife scenes.
Digital Marketing Specialist
Natalie was born and raised in Pensacola and has a BA in Communications from the University of West Florida. She is passionate about innovating new ways of creating amazing content to showcase Jewelers Trade Shop and loves connecting with current and potential customers. When not working, Natalie loves to paint, go to the beach, and spend time with friends and family.
Hannah has a BA in English from the University of Dallas and a Master’s in Technical and Professional Communication from Auburn University. She has a passion for learning and if she could, she would be a student for the rest of her life. Hannah’s favorite thing about working at JTS is learning something new from the jewelers every time she goes upstairs. When not working, you can catch Hannah listening to her favorite 60s and 70s music with her dad’s stereo system from the 70s.
HayLee started working at Jewelers Trade Shop in 2022 and loves having the ability to create beautiful, meaningful pieces of jewelry for our customers. Watching their expressions when they see their piece of jewelry for the first time is such an emotional moment, and it's one that HayLee absolutely loves. In her free time you can catch HayLee going to estate sales, traveling with her fiance, and spending time with her family.
MARY CHANDLER NELSON
Originally from Brewton, Mary Chandler has worked in the jewelry industry for 3 years and is GIA certified in jewelry essentials, colored stone essentials, and diamond essentials. Her favorite thing about working at Jewelers Trade Shop is building relationships with customers and seeing familiar faces in the store. When not working, Mary Chandler loves being at the beach and going home to see her family. She is starting to get into the sailing community and is an active member of the Junior League of Pensacola.
Madison grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and attended art school at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. She is inspired by the individuality and craftsmanship that goes into customizing jewelry for our customers and creating unique pieces that will last a lifetime. In her free time, you can normally find her drawing, reading, and going to local coffee shops.
Bobby is a true professional. He is approaching 30 years in the watch repair industry, he worked for Rolex for 5 years, and is now a Rolex “certified watchmaker of the 21st century.” He prides himself in delivering the highest quality work to his customers and puts the level of care, skill, and attention into his work that he would if he were working one of his own watches. He loves spending time with Family and sees them as his greatest possession.
Master Bench Jeweler
Brian, a recent addition to the JTS family, comes to us with a great deal of experience. He began his career at the age of 16, working in his parents’ jewelry store in Indiana. His father taught him early the importance of ethics, knowledge, and service—lessons that have driven his lifelong passion for creating unique jewelry. Brian and his wife Karen enjoy dancing, walking their two Great Danes, and making memories with their children and grandchildren.
Master Bench Jeweler
Christina grew up in Tucson, AZ and being from a military family she has been around the world. Their last stop was Florida and after being away from the industry for a bit, she decided it was time to get back to doing what she was really good at and began working at JTS. Christina enjoys making and repairing jewelry and torch repairs. After 15 years in this field, she gets most excited about the finished product of a beautiful piece. When she’s not at JTS, you can find her at home with her children or playing computer games with friends.
Master Bench Jeweler
Dage grew up in Denham Springs, Louisiana, and later moved to Texas where he went to school and studied gemology. 22 years later, he is now an integral part of the JTS family. On the bench, Dage is known for his stone setting. His particular skill mixes an artist’s sensibility with an engineer’s knowledge of physics. An ardent family man, Dage enjoys tinkering around the house, spending time with his wife and kids at the beach, hiking, and exploring new places.
Engraver and Store Support
Angela has a passion for making unique gifts that people cherish for years to come. As the engraver at Jewelers Trade Shop, she has a very important skill set, and adds a lot of value to our team. Customers love Angela's ability to hand-engrave custom notes or designs into the jewelry of their choice, to make a special gift so much more memorable and heartfelt.
Michael has been a professional Jewelry Designer for over 25 years. He understands his role as crafting exquisite designs that accentuate the foundation of all jewelry: the precious metals and gems of the world from which the final pieces originate. He believes that this understanding is the key to good design. When out of the office, Michael helps out in the Olive Baptist Church Broadcast Media department, and is also passionate about swimming and loves spending time at the beach and in the gulf!
Jewelers Trade Shop is honored to support our local Pensacola community! Community involvement is a key part of Jewelers Trade Shop’s core values. We love to give back through our time and money to help our city thrive!
Below are the highlighted organizations and causes we've supported over the past few of years:
• Baptist Healthcare Foundation
• Arc Gateway
• Rally Foundation
• Episcopal Day School
• IMPACT 100
• Manna Food Pantries
• Satori Foundation
• PACE Center for Girls
• Pensacola Opera
• First Tee of Pensacola
• Gulf Breeze High School
• Catholic High School
• Pensacola High School
• West Florida High School
• Escambia County Public Schools Foundation
• Santa Rosa Education Foundation
• Children's Home Society
• Florida Sheriffs Association
• Pensacola State College
• Council on Aging
• Junior Achievement
• Ascension Sacred Heart
• University of West Florida
• Truth for Youth
• The Last Mile
• Kiwanis Club of Big Lagoon