NOTE: As of November 2, Christopher's Fine Jewelry has closed our Merle Hay Road location and will re-open on November 12 at 160 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 100 in West Des Moines.  We are located west of Jordan Creek Mall and behind the new Giordano's Pizza.  We hope you will visit soon!

At Christopher’s Fine Jewelry, it’s not just about helping you select that perfect piece –it’s about creating lasting memories.

Christopher's Fine Jewelry is locally owned and has been since 1980Christopher’s has been the trusted, local source for beautiful diamonds and unique jewelry. Our philosophy has always been a simple one. We ensure that our valued customers receive the finest crafted jewelry and highest quality diamonds that Des Moines has to offer, at a fair and competitive price. You’ll find all of this and more at Christopher’s Fine Jewelry.

CFJ Store Exterior

The Exclusive Value Guarantee

Our Value Guarantee states that any in-stock jewelry item will appraise for at least 50% more than its original selling price. For example, if you purchase an item for $500, Christopher’s guarantees that a retail appraisal from any retail jeweler will be at least $750 or we’ll give you your money back! Simply bring the item back to Christopher’s within 10 days of the purchase date, in new-original condition, accompanied by sales receipt and appraisal. No other Iowa jewelry store offers this type of guarantee.

Diamond Selection

Christopher’s has the best selection of certified diamonds in Des Moines. We’ll take the time to educate you and help you choose the diamond that is perfect for you. Our selection of settings and engagement rings is one of the best of any Iowa jewelry store. Christopher’s offers a free insurance appraisal with any jewelry purchase over $500.

That Special Look

Christopher’s is the only Des Moines area jewelry store to design its own line of custom jewelry pieces. That Special Look offers a wide variety of settings and hand-selected gemstones for a piece like no other.


Why Christopher's?

We know that you have many options available when purchasing diamonds, jewelry and engagement settings. Christopher’s takes pride in being one of the few locally owned stores with a long history of offering top-quality pieces at a fair price.

Our customers are also our friends, and we want you to be a friend for life! You won’t find this type of relationship with the big box retailers or online superstores.

In addition to a large selection of beautiful pieces, Christopher’s also offers:

  • Custom design and remounting
  • Free prong and stone inspection
  • Free ultrasonic cleaning
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects on new jewelry
  • Guaranteed repair service takes 3-5 business days or less
  • Layaway on in-stock items for six months, no interest, 20% down
  • Financing for six months, no interest
  • Used jewelry buying and trading
  • Three-year warranty and free replacement batteries for life on all Seiko watches
  • Everyday best pricing so you don’t have to wait for a sale
  • No high-pressure, commissioned salespeople

We look forward to seeing you at Christopher’s soon!


Christopher's Rare Coins

Note:  Christopher's Rare Coins is now located in a separate location from Christopher's Fine Jewelry. You may now find them in their new location at 8671 Northpark Court in Johnston, Iowa.  You may call them at 515.251.4031. 

Christopher’s Rare Coins offers a better selection of rare coins and precious metals than any other Iowa coin dealer. Christopher’s is also a top coin buyer of estates and collections of all sizes.

Christopher’s Rare Coins is the only coin dealer in Iowa that is a member in good standing of the American Numismatic Association, Central States Numismatic Society, the Iowa Jewelers Association and Jewelers of America.

In addition, owner Chris Seuntjens is a past president of the Iowa Numismatic Association.