EXPERIENCE THE CLARKES DIFFERENCE
At Clarkes Jewelers our motto is simple: We promise you will feel the difference the moment you walk through the doors. That difference starts with a genuine desire to get to know you in order to understand your style or learn about the loved one you’re buying for. It means taking the time to guide you through our collections or the process of designing a customized piece with integrity, honesty and the promise of the highest craftsmanship quality. We guarantee that it’s a difference you’ll feel every time you visit.
Gladys & Leroy Clarke begin business on Texas Street and remain in downtown locations until 1943. Business know as ER Clarke.
Clarkes operated at 251 Ockley Drive, Gladys and Leroy’s home.
Gene Clarke, second generation, begins watch R9R apprenticeship.
Clarkes opens at 3916 Youree Drive as first suburban jeweler.
Gene Clarke opens and runs second Clarkes location at Lakeshore and Jewella.
Ginger Clarke, third generation, joins Clarkes.
Gladys Clarke retires.
Gene and Betty Clarke become owners.
Clarkes Jewelers completely remodeled.
Clarkes moves to Pierremont Mall.
Ownership changes to Ginger Clarke.
Ginger Clarke’s son, Jay Mitchell, joins Clarkes as a fourth generation.
Clarkes moves to 4847 Line Avenue, where it is still located today.
Clarkes store completely renovated to include new Rolex® Boutique.
Jay Mitchell takes helm of Clarkes.