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I went into Great American Jewelry on a busy chaotic Saturday during the Christmas season. I wanted to get a nice but relatively inexpensive gift. While the store was super busy, Laurie and her staff made us feel like we were the only customers in her store. She spent so ... She spent so much time and effort assisting us and giving us an honest opinion regardless of our budget. I highly recommend Great American Jewelry if you are looking for an honest, professional and knowledgable jeweler. Read More
Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.
This review is long overdue. My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Jeanine. She helped us purchase an absolutely beautiful engagement ring of our dreams! She made us feel like family through the entire process. She was patient, and answered every question we had. Above all Jeanine ... is extremely knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. My husband and I would return without hesitation for any future jewelry purchases! Thank you soooo much Jeanine! Read More
Hands down the best jewelers we worked with!!! My husband got my engagement ring with these ladies and so naturally we stopped by as we were picking our wedding bands. We wanted to do our due diligence and shop around a bit, but the more we looked at other places ... the clearer it was that we would be going right back to Great American. Not only was their selection THE BEST (so many beautiful options it took me so long to make a decision!!), but the women here are extremely professional and helpful!! The service and expertise we received from them blows every other place we stopped at out of the water. THEY ARE THE BEST!!! I can’t say enough good things about Great American, you would be in such great hands with them... and of course I am just obsessed with my rings! These are one of the small parts of the wedding that is solely for you, so go somewhere that wouldn’t settle for anything less than perfect!!! Read More
Excellent experience, very helpful and knowledgeable staff and very kind and welcoming. I definitely recommend Great American Jewelry to anyone
This place is amazing, Larry came through for us. We came to Great American Jewelry with a very specific request and in Larry's words, he "moved a mountain for us so that my fiancé could propose on a mountain." We're so happy with their work. Debbie was also great in ... sizing the ring, I wanted it larger, she insisted I get the smaller size and she was right. Thanks!! Highly recommend Read More
I recently bought an engagement ring and couldn’t have asked for anything more...my now fiancé, absolutely loved it and couldn’t believe how beautiful the ring was. I highly recommend this store for all your jewelry needs, but even more for any special occasions. Larry and his team really listened to ... get me what I wanted and did not give up until I was satisfied. Read More
I went into this store because I was looking to find a relatively inexpensive gift for a friend. The only interaction I had previously had there was to bring in a watch for a new battery. I felt that I had been treated extremely nicely then for just the battery, ... so I had thought I would give them another try. I could not have been more pleased... I wanted something in sterling, inexpensive but yet, distinctive, not run-of-the mill. The lady, who I believe is one of the owners, went extremely out of her way to help, continuing to show me different items in their selection, with extreme patience and no pressure. I certainly did not get the uncomfortable upsell you hear about in other stores. She seemed to be just as willing to help me with this as if I was there to select a large diamond ring. After going thru the choices I left with a great silver chain of an unusual link, that they polished up to glistening shimmer before I left, right on the spot. I could not have been more pleased. I gave it to the friend shortly afterward at dinner and she was so happy with it she put it on immediately. I was extremely impressed with the purchase and the way I was treated and would highly recommend them. I think that there are a lot of retail establishments that could learn customer relations from these people. My sincere appreciation,,, you helped put a smile on the face of a lady that has had a stressful time of a family loss, and made it affordable for me, and that was my intent. Much thanks. Read More
I brought my son in to Great American Jewelry to look for an engagement ring for his girlfriend. The service was incredible! Janet Graber is such an expert in diamonds! She took the time to explain about the grade, cut, and color of all the diamonds she showed us. We ... learned a lot! We did not need to look any further or in any other store. Janet sold my son the most perfect beautiful diamond and setting or his budget. My son got engaged last night and his fiancee was so thrilled with the ring she won't take it off! Thank you Great American Jewelry! Read More
The moment my future husband and I walked into Great American Jewelry we were greeted and treated like family. We had shopped around at other jewelry stores in the area but felt at home here. We hoped they would have something we liked because we both said that we want ... this to be our jewelry store for life, and sure enough they did! We have recommended this store to friends and they are excited to come in and have the same experience. The people who work here are true professionals and they give you a great sense of trust in them. Great American Jewelry will always be a happy memory from our wedding planning experience and we cannot wait to use them for years to come! Thank you! Read More
Great service, great people and friendly they make sure you get what you looking for!!!! Read More
The BEST jewelry store on Long Island. Friendly service. Great prices. Excellent watch and jewelry repair. I've always been very satisfied with everything i have bought or had repaired at the store. That's why it's the only jewelry store i go to. 5 Stars
The gentleman that did my appraisal went step by step and explained all aspects of the different colors, qualities and what characteristics make the stone valuable or not. Thanks for the interesting experience.
Don’t waste your time going anywhere else for your engagement ring! Jeanine was fantastic in every sense of the word. She really took the time to make sure that the ring was perfect, it far exceeded my expectations and my fiancé hasn’t stopped staring at her hand since I slid ... it on her finger! She’s great at explaining things every step of the way, is lightning quick at responding to emails, offers up her advice and vast wealth of knowledge (without being pushy or trying to steer you in a certain direction) and truly cares that the finished product comes out amazing and exactly the way you envisioned. She helped me get a custom-made setting by Gabriel and was happy to assist through the designing and tweaking until we finally got to the perfect setting. I really felt like I was dealing with a friend, not a salesperson, every step of the way and she’s got our business for the wedding bands as soon as we’re ready!!! Read More
I couldn’t be any happier with the service and finished product I received from Great American Jewelry. Don’t even think about going anywhere else, they’ll treat you like family and make sure that every question or need you have is attended to. Jeanine made this whole process of getting an ... engagement ring for my now fiancé both easy and fun, you can tell she truly cares about her customers and is dedicated to ensuring that your ring comes out better than you expected. She’s extremely knowledgeable and will help you every step of the way. I’ll be back for the bands when the time comes and this is now my jeweler for life!!! Read More
Great people. Outstanding products. Reasonable prices
Very kind people and wonderful service, I would recommend for buying or selling jewelry. Special thanks to Mary.
Love this place! Everyone is so kind and made me so comfortable. I needed to get my engagement ring sized (which was my great grandmothers) and was very nervous about it, but Jorge sized my ring right in front of me and did an AMAZING job. He also polished it ... and the ring looks BRAND NEW. Couldn’t be happier!!! Read More
Love, love, love Great American Jewelry. Awesome customer service and top quality merchandise. Had a few custom pieces and made and couldn’t have been happier. Highly Reccommend.
Got a piece of jewelry from there for my wife today for Valentine's Day. She absolutely loved it !!! Great service and great prices. I highly recommend them.
Great staff. Stunning jewelry. Finally found a jeweler I trust!
At Great American every one was very pleasant. I brought in an older watch that had sentimental value and replacement parts were no longer available. They put in the effort and was able to repair it. I’ll bring any watch, and jewelry purchases to them. Thank you Thomas for fixing ... my watch, and to Great American for making it happen. Read More
Great American jewelers is the place to go for custom work! I had a ring that was passed down for two generations completely reset in a new setting. Not only did they do the custom work very quickly but the price was INCREDIBLE! so honest and so fair. Will be ... a forever customer & recommend to everyone I know! Trustworthy and amazing work. Read More
Larry and Mary were an absolute pleasure to do business with. We had a family crest ring done by Great American Jewelry and the craftsmanship is beautiful. This ring will forever be in our family.
Everyone was wonderful to work with. They made a custom pendant that came out to be an amazing heirloom. I appreciate all of their hard work to design a gorgeous pendant. Read More
Everyone at Great American Jewelry was great! Very easy to deal with! I would highly recommend! The most beautiful and thoughtfully put together jewelry store that I have ever seen!
Can’t wait for my new pieces. Always great working with Larry and Laurie. They know me so well. Over the years they continue to find just the right jewel for me.
I'm newly engaged and came here for an appraisal and ring sizing. The staff were friendly, efficient and actually gave me a discount for the sizing. They knew their jewelry and everything was quick. No concerns at all. Prices were very reasonable too! I would recommend them for any jewelry ... needs! Read More
I had a custom wedding band made and they worked with us every step of the way. Very accommodating and warm. Mary made us feel right at home. Customers for life!
My now husband and I bought our wedding bands from Janet at Great American and absoloutly love them. Janet was such a pleasure to work with from begining all the way through. I highly reccoment them to anyone looking for fine jewerlry.
I always have had such a great experience coming into Great American. They were so honest with me about my engagement ring and wedding band after being told false information from the place it was purchased at. I love how I can trust them and how I am treated every ... time I come in. Read More
I recently stopped by and had the battery on one of my watches replaced. Quick, easy and inexpensive. I would certainly recommend them.
Great American Jewelry is my favorite place to shop. But most of all its one of the friendliest places I visit. I feel the girls are now my friends and its become more than just a fabulous jewelry store! Read More
Very helpful
Great service. My fiancé did not by my engagement ring here, but I had it sized here. It was sized in front of me. No sketchy “come back tomorrow” gimmick. I also had my ring repaired and cleaned. WOW it was shiny and so beautiful. 5 Stars.
Great American staff is always so friendly and helpful! Asked for my ring to be cleaned and found I was missing prongs and others worn. It looks brand new! Fortunate to have not lost my diamond and emeralds! Thank you!!
I shopped around for a while trying to get the best price for some gold jewelry that I rarely wear. They offered the fairest price right off the bat, and immediately gained my trust. I will be back.
When my wedding rings needed to be resized I was hesitant on where to take them. The original jeweler is all the way in Chinatown so getting there is a hassle. I tried two local places on recommendations and they each gave me a different solution. I wanted to try ... a third so my father recommended Great American because he comes here to get his watches fixed all the time. Best. Decision. Ever. I came in on a Sunday right after they opened. The woman who helped me (I feel terrible that I didn't get her name) was super friendly and explained everything to me. She knew exactly what she was talking about and addressed some of the issues I thought may happen with making the rings bigger. She took many notes and even complimented on how beautiful my engagement stone is. By the next day the rings were done and GORGEOUS! You would never ever know that they were made larger and they're as sparkly as the day I took them out of the box. Thank you so much everyone at Great American. I found a new go-to local jeweler. Read More
I needed some rings sized and some repairs made. A friend recommended Great American Jewelry. I was very happy with the work done. They are very professional and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a jeweler.
My fiancé went in to have my ring dipped a week before our wedding and he keeps ranting and raving that it looks better than when he first bought the ring for me! I have to say it’s absolutely gorgeous! Mary couldn’t have been more helpful and accommodating. She explained ... how long it would take, offered my fiancé to stay and hang out or enjoy some of the nearby food spots while he waits. We look forward to doing business in the future with GAJ. Read More
I found their service fantastic. Very patient and kind. A beautiful selection of jewelry. They made my experience there such a warm and pleasant one. Plus.... you get to meet the cutest dog ever!! ( Rusty)
Great American Jewelry is hands down the best jeweler on Long Island. They helped me pick out the perfect engagement ring for my fiancé. The whole team at Great American Jewlery makes you feel like family and are so personable. They are fair and honest and that makes the experience ... so much more enjoyable. I Iook forward to picking out our wedding bands there in the near future and continuing our relationship for many years to come. Read More
Having been using this jewelers for years, and have never had bad experience. Mary is great, and always pleasant and so patient!
Thank you Mary for your assistance today. My only problem is that I want to spend money when I enter the store😊 Your jewelry store is the best. Read More
Great American has everything I look for in a jewelery store - quality, selection, value, service. Larry and his staff are amazing.
Quality staff and merchandise. They have been around for a long time in the Massapequa area. This is the go to jewelry store. Always been pleased with my purchases. Read More
Great American Jewlery is just what the name implies. They are honest, friendly and most of all knowledgeable. I have been doing business with them from the time I bought my first watch, to the time I bought my engagement ring for my wife to be, to the time I ... bought my first year wedding anniversary gift, to the time I bought my wife a bracelet to celebrate the birth of each of our three children. From repairs, to purchases, to just browsing their beautiful selections and the creations they make, I would not go anywhere else! They are like family. Read More
Very helpful and very respectful place that will help you with all the needs that you have from making the right decision to buy or Getting any jewelry repair Or any adjustment with any jewelry that you have, love the place and I will recommended to friends and family.
Staff is knowledgeable, friendly and simply immaculate. They helped me pick out a gift for my girlfriend when I had no clue what to get her. They listened and respected my opinions and together we decided on a fantastic Tribal Ring (resembling a Pheonix). Of which she has not taken ... off since I have given it to her. You will undoubtedly be a loyal customer just as have become once you stop by this incredible shop! Read More
The staff at Great American Jewelry are the best!! They treated us like family every time we came in. So accommodating and sweet. Our rings were beautiful as well. Couldn't have asked for a better experience! Thank you!
Extremely helpful and very very nice when it came to picking out a ring. Would recommend 10/10
The women and gentlemen were very helpful. They ordered the diamond I was looking for, helped me with a beautiful setting, and set me up on a great payment plan. Would recommend to everyone looking for a special piece for the people they love.
The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful! In particular, Mary is outstanding! She is patient, kind, and respectful! Always gives my rings a great cleaning while I wait and shop around! Absolutely love this shop!
It’s just the best! Amazing service!
All of the employees were very friendly and helpful! We drove 35 minutes to go specifically to this jeweler and they did a great job engraving a timepiece for a Christmas present. Great price, and it was done in a timely fashion. Would recommend this place if you need a ... custom engraving done! Read More
Excellent helpful professional staff. I highly recommend them from a simple repair to purchasing fine jewelry.
Excellent service , super fast and very friendly staff, definitely recommended!
Professional and helpful staff, top quality and craftsmanship, highly recommended!
Wonderful experience. Went in for a chain repair. Walked out with a anniversary ring. Love mom and pop stores. Steered us in the direction to fit our means with our taste and budget. Definitely will be a lifetime relationship.
I was honored to receive my fiance's grandmother's ring as an engagement ring, and when his family gave me their blessing to reset the diamond, I was completely lost! I had never been to a jewelry store before, and was completely out of my element. From the moment I walked ... into Great American Jewelry, I felt at ease. Everyone was friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful, and after looking at several options, I found the one. I never felt pressured, rushed, or embarrassed at my lack of ring knowledge. I highly recommend this store! (Plus, bonus points for their dog, Rusty, who is a sweetheart) Read More
To any guy out there who is in the market for an engagement ring, don't think and go to Great American Jewelers! My first time as you can imagine buying an engagement ring was nerve-racking, but with the help of Laurie and Larry and everyone else in the store, it ... was a very simple and clear process. Every step of the way was met with the upmost professionalism and I couldn't of asked for a better experience. The ring they crafted custom made almost brought my fiancé to tears when I proposed. Such beauty and elegance, I've gotten nothing but positive feedback about the ring. Thank you again Laurie and Larry for making our engagement dreams come true. Read More
I can't say enough about the wonderful staff at Great American Jewelry! I went there with a bunch of jewelry left to me from my mom who had recently passed. Maggie looked at all the pieces and gave me a ton of ideas about what to do with everything. She ... was so compassionate and understanding. My emotions were a little raw and she totally understood. She was able to turn some very sentimental pieces into works of art. She had my mom's nameplate necklace turned into a bracelet for me (mom's name was Faith so I can totally wear it!). She also joined my mom's link bracelet to mine. She sized some rings also. Most importantly I had mom's engagement and diamond wedding band. I wanted to have ring made out of them for myself. I wanted a vintage look but I am terrible about describing what I want. Maggie was so patient. She showed me pictures and made sketches for me. I gave he the go ahead to do what she thought best. Well, she blew me away! It is such a beautiful piece! She totally understood what I wanted!!! Now I have a ring that I can wear to remind me of my mom and dad. I cried when I saw it. Throughout the process Maggie was amazing. I also want to thank Debra, Laurie and Larry for all their help and for making this such a special experience. I will put some pictures in the comments. Thank you so much for all you have done!!! Read More
I am so happy with the service and attention to detail that Larry and Lori gave me as I picked out my fiancee's engagement ring. We will most definitely be going back there to look for wedding bands. Nothing better than a family owned store where you feel that you ... are cared for and valued as a customer! Read More
An amazing place!. My fiancee and I are more than thrilled with the engagement ring I bought her. On top of that, their treatment of their customers is fantastic! You truly feel valued!
My favorite jewelry store by far!! They are fantastic to deal with , I purchased a watch the other from Laurie for $90 I saw the same exact watch at Macy's for over $300. They really make you feel welcome and really know there stuff. Keep up the good work.while ... your at it try a slice of pie next door. Read More
Great place nice jewelry awesome staff
I wanted to share what a great experience I had today at Great American Jewelers! We had an emergency this Morning with my daughters finger being extremely swollen due to pregnancy. My daughter needed her rings cut off. Larry came in early to help us and worked so long and ... hard to get these rings off. He was so wonderful, accommodating and such a delight. I will definitely be back to give him business. I am so happy we have such great kind people who own businesses in our community! Read More
I have many had several purchases over the years with proprietor Larry at Great American Jewelry and his former store The Linda Shop. They've proven to be honorable and trustworthy. I don't shop anywhere else, for new purchases, repairs or even battery replacements for my watch.
Laurie, Thank you for your time and help. For me, like most men buying jewelry is very stressful. You removed my stress and made it easy and foolproof. It is nice to see a true professional who really cares. I'll be back. Read More
I went to Great American Jewelry for an engagement ring, knowing what my fiancé wanted in a type of cut and an idea of what she wanted for the band. As I had baguettes from my late grandmother, GAJ was able to show me the most exquisite diamond and custom ... make a band to accommodate the baguettes. The result was truly gorgeous, and most importantly... she said "Yes!", all thanks to the attention to detail shown by GAJ. Read More
Ran in today for a quick birthday gift I'd forgotten to get for my sister. The sales girl was so helpful and they had a great selection of earrings in the price range I was looking to spend. Just wanted to say thanks for putting up with me and being ... being polite. I know I was not the easiest customer - my fault, I know. Wound up with the cutest pair of drop earrings; not too long, not too frilly; not too plain. My sister loved them. Thank you. Read More


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