About Yarnal Jewelers

We know jewelry is the most personal and intimate gift for a loved one (or yourself.) This is why we offer a full suite of services to bring your vision to life or guide you to the “it’s perfect” moment.

Uniquely qualified.

From estate to custom design, we curate one-of-a-kind pieces that will captivate even the most discerning jewelry lover. Or we can explore the exciting possibilities of reinventing an existing piece to perfectly match the wearer's personality and lifestyle. We have everything you need to find the perfect gift with an experienced staff of goldsmiths, jewelry designers, and appraisal specialists.  

We serve our customers the way we would want to be served.

Most importantly, we are completely transparent about pricing and timing. We are a family-owned business that has built our reputation on the trust of our clients. Exceptional customer service paired with fair and competitive prices is the foundation of who we are.

Our Team

Sherry Yarnal

Owner / Graduate Gemologist / Appraiser

Your jewelry needs are in expert hands.

Sherry, a seasoned jewelry professional with over three decades of experience, is committed to providing exceptional service and expertise to her valued clients. She began her career in 1985 at JC Penney, gaining valuable industry insights.

Later, she managed a family-owned jewelry business and pursued her Graduate Gemologist Degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). In 2010, Sherry founded Yarnal Jewelers, offering personalized jewelry services to provide more options than found at mass-market jewelry stores. As an active member of the GIA Alumni Association and a Certified Master Appraiser of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA), Sherry stays updated on gemstone trends and appraisal practices through ongoing education and conferences. 

Ralph Yarnal

Owner / Jeweler / Technology Specialist

A passion for exceptional experiences.

Meet Ralph, your trusted jewelry expert with a passion for craftsmanship and customer care. With formal training from the prestigious Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts in San Francisco, Ralph excels in jewelry repair and fabrication. 

Prior to co-founding Yarnal Jewelers with wife, Sherry, he dedicated over 30 years to the high-tech industry, including service in the US Navy and prominent software companies, all while prioritizing customer satisfaction. Ralph holds a BS in Information Systems, an Accredited Jewelry Professional (AJP) certificate from GIA, and a Jewelry Technician diploma in jewelry repair from Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts in San Francisco. Rest assured, Ralph is here to make your jewelry experience exceptional.

Angie Krowicki

CAD Designer / Gemologist / Sales Associate

When you seek something truly unique. 

Angie Krowicki, is a dedicated jewelry artist on the Yarnal Jewelers team. Angie's passion for crafting unique, edgy, yet feminine jewelry is truly exceptional. Using a mix of "found" or recycled components, she creates pieces that are sure to make any woman exclaim, "I've never seen anything like this — it is so unique."

From San Francisco, Angie is not only an artist but also a devoted wife, mother of two young children, and granddaughter of a Guatemalan jeweler and goldsmith. You could say craftsmanship runs in the family. She draws inspiration from nature, life experiences, and spirituality, and her creative flow is set in motion by the harmonious tunes of music.

Angie holds the prestigious Accredited Jewelry Professional (GIA) certification and has enriched her skills through jewelry-making and gemology courses at the Crucible in Oakland. Currently, she's on the path to earning her Graduate Gemologist degree from GIA. With Angie's artistic flair and commitment to excellence, you can expect jewelry that's as unique as you are.

Claire Callister

Custom Jewelry Designer/Sales Associate

Embark on a personalized journey.

Discover Claire, your dedicated jewelry artisan at Yarnal Jewelers. With a rich background in studio art and illustration, Claire blends her artistic talents seamlessly with her expertise in jewelry repair and manufacturing. What sets Claire apart is her unique ability to bring your dreams to life. She takes your vision and transforms it into one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, often breathing new life into old family heirlooms or neglected jewelry that would otherwise remain unworn.

Claire holds the prestigious Accredited Jewelry Professional (GIA) certification and is actively pursuing her Graduate Gemologist degree from GIA, ensuring her expertise matches her passion. Her boundless enthusiasm for crafting jewelry shines through in every piece she creates. When you choose Claire, you're not just acquiring jewelry; you're embarking on a personalized journey to own exquisite, meaningful pieces that reflect your individual style and story.

Jack Ozenne

Professional Goldsmith

Meticulous in every way.

Meet Jack, our Master Goldsmith with over three decades of expertise in crafting and restoring precious metal jewelry. Jack's unparalleled skill allows him to breathe new life into your cherished pieces, ensuring they stand the test of time and continue to sparkle for years to come.

Whether it's securing the prong of your treasured engagement diamond, replacing a broken clasp on your beloved bracelet, or meticulously restoring a family heirloom close to your heart, Jack at Yarnal Jewelers is your trusted expert. He's not just proficient in working with precious metals and exquisite gemstones; he's your partner in maintaining the integrity of your jewelry. Some of the services he offers include resizing rings, replacing lost or damaged stones, fixing links and clasps, and even enhancing your stones for size, color, or quality.

Jack's true passion lies in custom restoration, where he can craft missing components, making your heirloom piece just as breathtaking as the day it found its place in your collection. Your jewelry will not only be meticulously repaired but also transformed into a timeless masterpiece reflecting your personal style. Your jewelry is in capable hands with Jack at Yarnal Jewelers.

If you can dream it, we can create it.

Ever wonder what it would be like to design your own jewelry? With our paper-to-platinum process, you’ll have a team of experts excited to translate your vision into a reality.
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Estate Jewelry

Estate, vintage, and antique jewelry have a beauty that is both treasured and historic. If you love making a statement, these beauties are for you.
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