About Us

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Our Philosophy

With over 30 years of experience, we have developed a design aesthetic that appeals to all. Our quality control in manufacturing and attention to detail is our utmost priority. We strive to be transparent and honest with our customers to ensure a memorable experience.

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About Us

Bennett Valley Jewelers opened in 1987 in the heart of Bennett Valley with a passion for fine jewelry and customer service. Our team creates an environment that is comfortable and welcoming to all clientele. Our focus is to provide memories for generations of families in Sonoma County.

The Visionaries

Ty Visscher

Owner

Ty Visscher has an extensive history of jewelry making in his family. From a young age he studied under his father, who was a master jeweler. Ty's father created one a kind pieces for notable houses such as Tiffany & Co, Harry Winston, Shapur, and Shreve Jewelry Co. Ty worked alongside his father who instilled in him his meticulous design and precise craftsmanship. Ty's appreciation for fine jewelry and quality design in his custom pieces is what defines his aesthetic approach. 

Joanne Oropeza

Owner

Joanne Oropeza began her career in sales where she worked for the some of the best jewelry stores in Sonoma County. When it comes to providing customer service, Joanne understands that purchasing jewelry is a very personal and emotional decision. Her connection with each customer is unparalleled in this industry. Joanne has served three generations of families through birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and all the events in between. 

Tiffany Oropeza

Marketing & Operations

Growing up in the jewelry business, Tiffany Oropeza understands the importance of supporting local businesses. Like her mother, she is a natural when it comes to sales and customer service. With a Bachelor's Degree in Business Accounting, she is prepared and dedicated to the continue the companies success. Tiffany is proud to one day carry on the legacy of Bennett Valley Jewelers. 

Adan Chavez

Jewelry Technician

Adan Chavez began his career as a jeweler over thirty years ago with Bennett Valley Jewelers. His attention to detail and acquired skill have made him the knowledgeable and talented goldsmith he is today.

Nicole Niederhauser

Jewelry Technician

Nicole Niederhauser was inspired to create jewelry at a young age by her father's stone and fossil collection. She later obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Jewelry Application and Design. Nicole specializes in bezel setting and creating one of a kind pieces.