Black, Starr & Frost, America’s Oldest Jeweler, Brings Timeless Luxury to Phoenix

Behind every diamond, precious stone and exquisite design at luxury jeweler Black, Starr & Frost is a passionate story of skilled craftsmanship and unwavering dedication to the art of fine jewelry in America. 

Founded in 1810, Black, Starr & Frost is America’s oldest jeweler. It was the first retailer to open on New York City’s iconic Fifth Avenue, where it would soon become one of the most influential luxury brands and expand across the nation as a leading upscale jeweler. The storied brand’s passion for designing and crafting high-quality jewelry of class and elegance over the centuries is still evident today in its timeless pieces for both the lady and the gentleman.

Today, Black, Starr & Frost continues its legacy as a leader in the world of jewelry at its breathtaking salon right here in the upscale Biltmore neighborhood of Phoenix, where those who appreciate the rare perfection of excellent craftsmanship can witness the brand’s designs that have been shaping the industry with historical significance and timeless beauty for centuries.

Guests can experience the opulence of early American luxury brought back to modern fashion as they revel in Black, Starr & Frost’s exquisite collections, which include the dazzling Classics collection, which serves as the foundation to every sophisticated woman’s jewelry wardrobe; Everyday Luxury staples that stand the test of time; exquisite Bridal pieces of the finest quality for life’s most romantic moment; fine men’s Timepieces; heritage Monograms that first adorned the horse-drawn carriages used by the company in 1860; and the Chairman’s Collection that represents the very best of jewelry the world has to offer with magnificent, rare and one-of-a-kind gemstones delivered by Black, Starr & Frost’s internationally-renowned chairman, Alfredo J. Molina. 

At the height of the guest experience is Black, Starr & Frost’s best-in-class customer service. Greeted with a warm welcome, guests are offered a fine espresso paired with gourmet chocolate, a glass of wine or coffee with a sweet treat upon arrival. The opulent salon serves as the pinnacle of sophisticated luxury with sparkling chandeliers, bright and modern spaces and unique architectural details that pay homage to the brand’s legendary history. Upstairs, a beautiful sitting room as first conceived by Messrs. Black, Starr & Frost provides the perfect place for bridal parties, large groups or those looking for increased privacy.

As America’s oldest jeweler, Black, Starr & Frost is a historic gem with over 200 years of experience in fine jewelry. Experience the legendary brand’s excellent craftsmanship and world-class service, while being part of its ongoing story of timeless luxury, right here in the heart of Phoenix. 

Black, Starr & Frost is located at 3140 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, Ariz., 85016.

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