Julia and David, along with their longtime associate Dean Wile began the store in 1983 with the goal to create an environment that fosters creativity, honesty and quality. That goal was rewarded in 1992 when they were extended membership into the American Gem Society. David Gardner’s is part of only 5% of jewelers, designers, appraisers and suppliers nationwide who have met the exacting standards of the organization. Standards that include a dedication to ethics, knowledge and consumer protection.
Staff members are encouraged to continue their education with opportunities from the American Gem Society, Gemological Institute of America, and various training seminars throughout the country.
Julia and David are committed to giving back to the community that has generously supported their business. They are proud supporters of the various community organizations such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Brazos Valley, American Cancer Society, MSC OPAS, Twin City Mission and numerous others.
The “Aggie Spirit” is alive and well at David Gardner’s Jewelers. Julia and David are ardent supporters of Texas A&M University. They are frequent speaking guests at the Mays Business School and sponsors of the Center for Retailing Studies. In 2006, David Gardner’s Jewelers began a partnership with the Texas A&M athletic department and making them the “Official Jeweler of Aggie Athletics.”