When Jay Faske was just 13 he spent a summer working at his family’s jewelry store and to say he wasn’t intrigued is something of an understatement. In fact, he decided that he wanted nothing to do with selling jewelry for the rest of his life, not because of the jewelry industry itself but due more to his reserved personality.
Of course, that decision was eventually overturned. Today Jay owns his own retail jewelry business in Brenham, TX, where his grandfather first set up shop in 1944. Jay’s dad and two uncles purchased the business in the mid ‘70s and later Jay and his dad opened their own store.
Go ahead and check out their incredible story here.
Article Written by Eileen McClelland, the Managing Editor of INSTORE.