Finer Jewelry, inc.

5 South Wabash Suite 209


For 21 years, Finer Jewelry, Inc. has maintained it's residence in the renowned Jewelers Row at 5. South Wabash Avenue. As a direct importer of fine diamonds, owner Atalie Finer, offers quality and custom designed jewelry. Each diamond is carefully selected with a commitment to fair trade and quality artistry.

The Finer team is ready to help you every step of the way. Custom design work is unique to customer's specific requisites thereby allowing the customer to take part in the design process. All jewelry pieces are appraised by GIA certified Gemologist, Vera Tumbarello, providing quality control for each jewelry piece.

Finer Jewelry offers a substantial supply of loose certified diamonds, diamond engagement rings, diamond wedding bands, diamond earrings, diamond pendants and diamond bracelets. In addition, Finer Jewelry sells emeralds, rubies, sapphires, as well as pearls and other precious gem stones. A new line of palladium, platinum and gold wedding bands have been incorporated to the stores growing inventory.

Every relationship is built upon trust and loyalty. At Finer Jewelry we are committed to this ideal. We encourage you to Browse our website and stop in our store, located at 5 South Wabash Avenue on the corner of Wabash and Madison.


Tuesday through Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, and Saturday 8:30 AM - 3 PM. Closed Sunday and Monday.


312-541-7625,1-800-722-1508 to make an appointment.You can also reach us by e-mail at


5 South Wabash Ave. Suite 209 on the second floor of the Jeweler's Center in the historic Maller's Building in Jeweler's Row.

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Atalie Finer

With an innate business sense and shrewd buying skills, Finer Jewelry was founded in 1994 by Atalie Finer. The businesswoman and mother of three established her company from scratch. As one of few women admitted to to the Diamond Bourse as a buyer, Atalie was able to travel to Israel's epicenter Ramat Gan Diamond Bourse. Today, she is one of a few Chicago dealers who continues to travel to Israel to buy diamonds directly from the cutting source. Atalie's growing business survives and thrives at its loop location in Chicago for the past 16 years. A testament to the company's mainstay ideals of trust and loyalty, are the customers who continue to keep Finer Jewelry in business.

Vera Tumbarello

Finer Jewelry's own GIA Graduate Gemologist joined the company in 2006. Vera is both skilled and very passionate about her work. As an academically trained and educated gemologist with the world renown Gemological Institute of America, Vera is qualified to identify and evaluate gems. Her professional and comprehensive approach for writing appraisals have won acclamation from customers.

Randy Plotner

Randy Plotner recently joined the team as a GIA certified Gemologist and has opened a Finer Jewelry eBay store. His advanced knowledge of gemstones and metals allows him to professionally assess estate pieces. He can help you evaluate your jewelry if you want to sell it. He can also appraise your jewelry, so you can sell your jewelry at an amount worthy of its value.


Today jewelry making is very exciting!! We can make almost anything we can think of using new technology now available to us. It is called CAD CAM. We are able to program a computer, with the help of a specialist in engineering. We can create 3 dimensional pictures of actual rings before they are made. The computer then carves the wax which is then casted into the actual ring using the lost wax casting method. It is all very fascinating!! YOU can be part of the process if you choose to make your jewelry in this way.

First, you must have an idea of what you want. Think of the ring that you always wanted or imagined owning. If you have trouble, come into the store and we will show you lots of samples of rings that we have made and rings that we are in the process of creating.

Second, bring in pictures and ideas to discuss with us. We are here to help you create the piece. We do not expect you to control everything. Sometimes pieces turn out better if you let us join you in the creative process.

Third, know that it takes time to create a ring like this. WE ARE NOT MCDONALDS! We need sometimes 2-3 weeks just to program the computer. The computer takes 48 hours to make the wax. Then finishing, setting, and polishing can take another 2 weeks. If you want the ring engraved, that can take 2 weeks. So the total process can take 4 to 6 weeks to complete, sometimes longer if changes are made along the way.