Carla Persaud, Avis Shaw, Nancy Olexick, and Devan Persaud
November 25, 2008 - Persaud Jewelers in Blairsville, Georgia
Avis Shaw recently presented Nancy Olexick with a beautiful pair of 14K white gold, diamond earrings. Nancy was the winner of a recent raffle drawing held at Persaud Jewelers in Blairsville, Georgia. Nancy says, "I never win anything. This was such a nice surprise!"
Persaud Jewelers carries quality ready-made pieces of fine jewelry including pendants, rings, earrings, and watches. They also offer beautifully handcrafted, custom designed pieces. Persaud Jewelers provides many services to folks in Union County including remounting, engraving, and jewelry repair.
October 17, 2008 - Persaud Jewelers open for business in Blairsville, Georgia
Persaud Jewelers is now open for business in Blairsville, Georgia! Owners Devan and Carla Persaud invite everyone to come in and see their unique line of jewelry and quality watches. A drawing will be held on November 15, 2008 so don't forget to register while visiting the shop. One lucky winner will receive a beautiful pair of diamond earrings!
Persaud Jewelers stocks gorgeous ready-made pieces of fine jewelry including pendants, rings, bracelets, earrings, watches, settings, precious and semi-precious stones. They also offer beautifully crafted, custom designed pieces. These one of a kind creations are made on-site in Devan's well-equipped on site workshop. Persaud Jewelers also offers various services including remounting and engraving.
Persaud Jewelers is all about customer service (they even have a lay-a-way plan). Devan can also repair platinum, gold, and silver jewelry. He says, "Bring in your old jewelry and see if I can make you something new." Persaud Jewelers is an Authorized Citizen Watch Dealer and the business is family owned and operated.
Devan comes from a long line of jewelers. He says, "I am a third generation jeweler. My dad was a jeweler and so was my grandfather. It definitely runs in the family." Devan is a native of Guyana , South America . He came to the United States 25 years ago and began practicing his trade in New York before moving to Atlanta . In Atlanta , Devan attended the Atlanta Jewelry Institute of Design where he studied under Master Jeweler Hanns Hendricks). Devan also met wife Carla, a native of Blairsville, Georgia while in Atlanta . Carla is the daughter of Avis Shaw, a respected and well known nurse with many years of service in the Blairsville, Georgia and Union County area.
Carla says, "After 25 years in Atlanta , I decided it was time to come home." The couple moved to Blairsville, Georgia and began working on opening the new business.