Our in-house jeweler, T.J. Persenaire, has over 38 years of experience in the jewelry industry.
T.J. began his jewelry career at the age of 15, cleaning jewelry at a local jewelry store.
After he graduated High School, he attended the Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology in Paris, TX and earned his certification in Jewelry Technology. He later attended the Vocational Technical school in Nashville, TN where he completed a hands-on course on Watch Repair.
Other Certifications he has achieved include GIA Gemology, Diamond and Diamond grading, and Colored Stones, and a gemology certification from Paris, Tx.
Even with his extensive education and level of certification, T.J. is proudest of the accomplishment that matters most - hundreds of satisfied customers! And he's been helping those customers for the past 38 years!
Come in today and experience what sets T.J. apart - an unwavering dedication to uncompromising quality and craftsmanship, the desire to make dreams come true, and an absolutely wonderful and friendly personality!
There is simply no one better around! Come in to Porter's Pawn and Bargain Center and find out for yourself!
You'll not find a more experienced or qualified jeweler in the area, and we can prove it!