"Distinctive originals redesigned from your sentimental existing gold and stones.... We make the next generation's keepsakes."






...specializing in Custom Designed  Jewelry 
by Diamond Broker & Designer Bruce J. Snider M.S., G.G.-GIA
Graduate Gemologist - Gemological Institute of America


14780 Memorial Drive Suite 105 
Houston, Texas 77079



- by appointment only -
713 995-7975


We Do Not Purchase Estate Jewelry or Precious Metals from the General Public 
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Original Designs by Bruce J Snider© 2015 for Designs In Gems®










Bruce J. Snider M.S., G.G.-GIA has been trained as a Diamond and Gemstone Broker - as well as an Appraiser - since 1980 with extensive knowledge and experience at hand picking a suitable stone for you according to your taste and budget. Bruce is a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America and is listed with Jewelers Mutual and Chubb Insurance as a Certified Appraiser and Diamond Vendor. 

We do not sell conflict diamonds.





Designs In Gems®  Since 1984 - Specializes as a Diamond Broker hand crafting one-of-a-kind Custom Jewelry Designs, with over 35 years of experience in the jewelry business brokering Diamonds and Gemstones. Bruce J. Snider is an Award Winning Artist & Jewelry Designer, a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and holds a Master of Science Degree in Economic Development from the University of Houston System.




Expert Jewelry & Watch Repair  With repair shops and a manufacturing facility - along with decades of experience serving both jewelry stores and retail customers in and around the Greater Houston area - Bruce J Snider Jewelers, Inc. offers expert jewelry and watch repair with free estimates. We also service with original parts - Rolex Watches - as well as professional refinishing of your gold or stainless watch.




Metallurgical Repair Laser Services  Since 2008 - Our Micro-Laser Welding Services offers distinct advantages over TIG welders, like superior weld quality, excellent for precise applications, low heat input, no distortion or discoloration of the surrounding weld base metals, almost undetectable weld after re-finishing, no preheating is required, minimal restoration time, hard and strong weld is attributed to rapid solidification. Plenty of power to weld high reflective metals such as copper, silver and aluminum yet has the control to weld cross sections thinner than 0.0015 of an inch easily without punching through. All of these features make our micro laser-welder the most flexible laser welding machine in its class capable of welding most metal alloys such as 300 and 400 series stainless steel, tools steel, M2, D2, H13, 17-4, P20, gold, platinum palladium, chromium, colbalt, nickle chrome, titanium, Monel, Kovar, Nitinol, etc. 




Gemological Laboratory Appraisals Bruce J. Snider M.S., G.G.-GIA was professionally trained as a jewelry appraiser in 1980 and is a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America. Our state of the art Gemological laboratory allows us to perform accurate jewelry, diamond and gemstone appraisals for both private and corporate clients. Bruce J. Snider Jewelers, Inc. is listed with Jewelers Mutual and Chubb Insurance for all your appraisal, repair or replacement needs. Our portable gemological laboratory services can be set up in most retail jewelry stores and estate or probate law offices anywhere in the world.




Hawaii  Designs In Gems®  is registered with the State of Hawaii offering private custom design and appraisal shows, diamond brokerage and jewelry repair services sponsored by corporate, retail and private clients. 




Angie's List - 5 Times "Super Service Award" Winner: 
2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, Now - Winner for 2015!
(as of June, 2016 we are no longer advertising with Angie's List)
















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