Mother’s Day, graduations, weddings—these spring events are just a few of the many wonderful reasons to walk into Becker Jewelers in Breese, Illinois. The family owned business is now in its 70th year of business and an anchor in the community.
Forrest (Bud) Becker purchased the store back in 1949 and grew the business to be one of the finest jewelry stores in the area. Today the business is owned and operated by Bud’s son A.G. Becker, who has continued to grow the business, opening a second Becker Jewelers in nearby Highland, Illinois, in 1995.
There are many things that makes Becker Jewelers a success—the great quality of merchandise, excellent craftsmanship, creativity. But in addition to all that, it is the high level of customer service that has made its customers so faithful and won the store new fans over the years. Buying a ring or special piece of jewelry is a big decision and you’ll find the sales staff here will take the time to walk you through the process.
Diamonds are a specialty and Becker has an extensive selection of engagement rings, wedding bands, bridal sets, necklaces, and bracelets. Special selections include the exquisite Forevermore 2Stone Collection, featuring one diamond for true love and one for true friendship. There are Champagne diamonds, and a collection of Rose Cut diamonds, whose domed top mimic a beautiful rose. And for those who are passionate about sparkle, Becker offers a shimmering EMotion Diamond Collection.
If you’re looking for a fine watch, this is the place to come. Becker carries top lines, such as Bulova, Citizen and Swiss Army. It is also where you’ll find exquisite designer jewelry from well-respected brands, including Bellari, Waterford, ArtCarved and Luminar Collections.
One unexpected service that Becker Jewelers has—and one that’s much appreciated—is tuxedo rental. The store offers a wide selection of styles and colors that can accommodate anything from a formal wedding to cowboy, vintage or beach ceremonies.
Like many small town businesses, Becker Jewelers takes its civic responsibility seriously, so they are top supporters of community events and charity functions. One more reason they’re a favorite in the neighborhood!
315 N. Main Street, Breese, IL
Monday – Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Thursday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; closed on Sundays
917 Main Street, Highland, IL
Hours same as Breese store
Come shop in Clinton County this spring—you may just find we’re a diamond in the rough!