Legacy Diamond & Gems, located at the front range of the Big Horn Mountains in Sheridan, Wyoming, continues a five-decade tradition of jewelers in the Kraft family in Downtown Sheridan. Tom Kraft, owner of Legacy Diamond & Gems, recognized a niche for a jewelry store that could provide world-class goldsmiths who excel at the art of hand fabrication, repairs of all difficulty levels, and everything in between, all without ever leaving the store. Along with the finest quality service, Legacy Diamond & Gems built one of the largest Bridal Centers in Wyoming, with the best values that can be found anywhere! Kraft said: At Legacy Diamond & Gems our philosophy is to listen, educate, and assist…… to help you, the client, make an informed decision, with a “new generation” jewelry store experience!
Tom Kraft, owner, is a second-generation Jeweler and Gemologist in the Kraft family. Approaching his 40th year in the jewelry business, Tom started his jewelry career early on by studying the Diamond course as a junior in high school, where shortly after graduation he earned his GIA Diamond Certificate in 1982. Tom’s future was clear in doing what he loved. He graduated from the Jewelry Management course at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in 1984 and earned his Graduate Gemologist degree in 1985 and is currently recognized as the only active GIA Graduate Gemologist in Sheridan and Johnson counties. Stop in and visit with Tom about all your fine jewelry and diamond needs.
Graduate Bench Jeweler
Meticulous in nature, Allen joined the Legacy team possessing the most prized skills no one can teach. The highest level of pride in the quality of his work, a background in machining, along with his love for jewelry making, makes Allen one of the finest Goldsmiths I have ever worked with in my 40 years says owner, Tom Kraft. Allen completed the Graduate Bench Jewelers Program in 2018 and received ornamental hand engraving training from two of the finest Master Hand Engravers in the country. His only limitation, is your imagination!
Graduate Bench Jeweler
Cordel’s background in machining also brings a perfect mindset to the Legacy team in their manufacturing and repair department. He is proficient in all types of jewelry repairs as well as custom casting and manufacturing. Cordel earned his Graduate Bench Jewelers Certification in 2020 and can assist in restoring your treasured jewelry or family heirloom.
The Legacy team is grateful to have Dee who comes with over 20 years of banking management experience. Dee’s skills have made a big difference in helping manage the huge growth at Legacy Diamond & Gems. She also has great personable skills when working with clients.
Chelsea joined the Legacy team already having the philosophy and values necessary to manage this most trusted area of responsibility. Her attention to detail and care that she takes with each job, insures the ultimate level of professionalism with all of your precious jewelry. Chelsea is also a proficient sales associate with extensive knowledge in all areas of fine jewelry.
Amber’s ability to communicate, listen, educate, and assist has quickly made her a leader, along with her ability to find just about any jewelry item you may request. “Education is the best way to help any client make an informed decision on their jewelry purchase”. At Legacy Diamond & Gems our sales team will never try to “sell” you anything!