Discover all the details about our 73 years of service in the jewelry industry
William Paul (W.P.) Shelton founded his family-owned store on Howard Avenue in Biloxi in 1945, after having acquired the skills to repair airplane instrument panels during World War II. This store has been in operation for 75 years.
A New Generation
After retiring in 1986, W.P. Shelton sold W.P. Shelton Jewelers to the next generation of owners, his daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Terry Reed. Keeping the business still family owned and operated.
73 Years Later
Now in its 73rd year, the family-owned business is run by Dianne Murray (granddaughter of Mr. Shelton) and staffed by knowledgeable salespeople, two bench jewelers, and an appraiser.
About Our Store
Nestled in the relaxed downtown area of Government Street in Ocean Springs, Mississippi is the Gulf Coast three-generation owned and operated coastal business, Shelton Jewelers. High quality, trust, and experience are the foundation of customer satisfaction. Colorless diamonds are most exquisite to Shelton Jewelers. The Shelton family travels out of state to find selective pieces of high quality. They listen to the needs of the customer. Men's, women's, and children's jewelry and watches are found in this quaint coastal family business.
Celebrating over 70 years in business, the Gulf Coast of Mississippi trust Shelton Jewelers with their valuables. "When selling jewelry we are also selling trust with each piece to be high quality that lasts," says Cathy Reed, owner of Shelton Jewelers. She is the daughter of founder, W.P. Shelton. "We re-design or re-work old jewelry and bring it into the new millennium to design the unimaginable," she continues. Shelton Jewelers custom design mounts for gems of all types and sizes creating tiny pieces of one-of-a-kind wearable art. Jeweler, Dianne Murray, W.P. Shelton's granddaughter says, "We help make dreams and visions come to reality with jewelry that can be handed down through generations." High-quality control on gems and the structure of each piece is consistent to create honest integrity. Shelton Jewelers offers a variety of different styles everyone can appreciate to fit any occasion.
Shelton Jewelers offers popular, traditional, non-traditional, and custom-designed engagement rings, wedding bands, and bridal sets. They re-mount stones with confidence creating a customized setting for the bride and groom on every budget level. Due to the experience and honesty of Shelton Jewelers, they are able to give knowledge and appraisals to the customer on jewelry pieces. Jeweler, Dianne Murray explains, "The longevity of our business shows that the community supports our high standards and quality of customer service." Challenging and simple repairs are done to any type of jewelry. Shelton Jewelers changes watch batteries and takes out links in watches on a regular basis for repeat customers.
Bring Your Ideas to Life
At WP Shelton, when you're seeking a specific ring design, and you can't seem to find what you're looking for in an established collection, it is time for a customized design
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W.P. Shelton Jewelers 1516 Government St., Ocean Springs, MS 39564 (228) 875-4842