Q. What do you love about what you do? My favorite thing about this is that it’s fun. Most often- our clients are celebrating something amazing, and have chosen to buy an exceptional diamond or gift to mark the moment. We have the fun task of listening well enough to make sure it’s perfect.
Q. Best place to grab a bite in the Village? There’s so many great restaurants in the Village and I love them all at different times—I’d say Walter’s though because I took my wife on our first date there and bolawnies are the best appetizer in history.
Q. Favorite TV show of all time? It’s a three way tie between The Wire, Da Ali G Show and Miami Vice.
Rob lantz, master jeweler
Q. What do you love about what you do? I love working with precious gems and metals, and getting to see the joy they bring to people's lives.
Q. Best place to grab a bite in the Claremont Village? There are too many to just pick one.
Q. Favorite TV show of all time? Chasing Classic Cars
Debbie lantz, diamond & custom design specialist
Q: What do you love about what you do? I love serving people by designing and helping them to choose the piece of jewelry that they‘ll always love and that fits their lifestyle! I also love reimagining new pieces of jewelry from old family jewels that have been sitting in a box way too long. The true gift is seeing the excitement and love that our people get from owning a piece of jewelry gifted by a loved one! I love love love getting to know the entire family and keeping their jewels safe for a lifetime!
Q: Best place to grab a bite in the Claremont Village? Gosh we have so many good restaurants in the village! One of my favorites is Le Pain.
Q: Favorite TV show of all time? Lincoln Lawyer
Bianca Pritchett, office & inventory Manager
Q: What do you love about what you do? I most enjoy the custom design process and jewelry repairs. I love helping people use their gemstones to create something new and original to them. I also enjoy having a part in repairing customer's family jewelry.
Q: What’s your favorite place to grab a bite in Claremont? Viva Madrid is always a fun choice, and it's right up the street from us!
Q: Favorite TV show of all time? I can’t choose between Gilmore Girls and The Office
Lily Nava, client & sales manager
Q: What do you love about what you do? I love adding some sparkle to every occasion and seeing how people love our jewelry as much as I do! My favorite pieces of jewelry come from Rob’s handmade Claremont Collection. From opals to tourmalines and sapphires, each setting has a unique style—classic with an edgy twist.
Q: Best place to grab a bite in the Claremont Village? KAZAMAAAAA- Caribbean Roll is the best!
Q: Favorite TV show of all time? Catch me watching one of the best TV shows of all time: Seinfeld, The Office, or Gilmore Girls :)
Q: What do you love about what you do? My favorite part about my job is finding the perfect jewelry to commemorate our client's special moments. Whether you're proposing to the one you love, celebrating a big promotion or honoring a new addition to your family, I love finding the right piece for you!
Q: Best place to grab a bite in the Claremont Village? My favorite spot to grab a bite in the Claremont Village is Iron & Kin Coffee. They have the best brunch.
Q: Favorite TV show of all time? My favorite TV show of all time is absolutely Eastbound & Down.
Ashley Pocino, Workshop & Sales associate
Q: What do you love about what you do? I love helping couples find the perfect engagement ring to start their future together! I love the fact that we create and design custom pieces for all occasions and they are heirloom quality.
Q: Favorite restaurant in the Village? It’s definitely hard to pick a favorite place in The Village. I would say my favorite places to go are Bardot, Back Abbey and Union On Yale.
Q: Favorite TV Shows? My favorite shows are 90 Day Fiance, Housewives and Friends
Bridgette Lee, marketing & sales assistant
Q: What do you love about what you do? My favorite parts of being a member of The Diamond Center family are the people and the jewels! On top of helping our awesome customers find the perfect piece of jewelry that’ll tie into their life, I’m able to show off the beautiful work created by my grandpa, the Master Jeweler. I couldn’t be prouder! An added bonus is that I get to work alongside the best team :)
Q:Best place to grab a bite in the Village? Loooove Creme pastries! A girl always needs a sweet treat when in the Village
Q: Favorite TV show of all time? I don’t know if I can say it’s my all time favorite, but I have a special place in my heart for Buffy the Vampire Slayer.