Mitchum Jewelers - Our Story
About UsIn January 1965, John Mitchum opened Mitchum Jewelers. He graduated from watchmaking and jewelry repair school at Bradley University in 1961. When Mitchum Jewelers first opened it was located on the Ozark Square, at that time, the hub of the retail community. In 1970, John moved to a bigger store that provided the room needed for the prospering business. As time went on, and word of mouth spread, John’s business expanded to the point where he had to move again. In 1987, John moved his store to a third location. Once again, the store took on a whole new look and kept up with the times.
Over the years, the store evolved from primarily a repair shop to a complete fine jewelry store. Today the store is the area’s leading jewelry store specializing in Bridal and Diamond Fashion Jewelry. In addition, we are still known as the area’s premier Jewelry and Watch repair facility.
In 2001, John was joined by his son Randy in the store. Randy had always expressed an interest in jewelry, so he took to the work naturally. As time passed, Randy took on more responsibilities, and now has taken over full ownership of the business.
In 2007 John and Randy built their final location on the West end of Ozark and in 2018 Randy commissioned a super sized renovation, doubling the size of the store to better meet his valued clients needs. This project was completed on November 15th 2018 and is a sight to see!
The staff at Mitchum Jewelers is comprised of several long-term employees. They pride themselves on being reputable and helpful, and they show the daily enthusiasm that many stores can only wish for. Mitchum Jewelers has been in business for over 53 years, longer than any other jewelry store in the southwest Missouri area. Perhaps that family roots and friendly persona have contributed to the solid history.
Mitchum's knowledge of the business and desire to make friends who turn into customers has carried us here, and this philosophy will continue.
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2431 W JACKSON ST
Mitchum Jewelers hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM