We are not your typical jewelry store.

Locally owned and operated by Julee Johnson a Worldwide Diamond & Gemstone Importer, Julee's Jewelry brings a hometown feel to your shopping experience. That means genuine customer service, expert knowledge and a personal touch to each interaction. Julee regularly travels to Antwerp - the diamond capital of the world - to import the very best diamond and gemstone selections back to you.  Julee's Jewelry is small enough to care and large enough to compete.  You're able to shop the most amazing options, without leaving the area or shopping a franchise.  You will love the experience almost as much as you will love your beautiful purchase. 




Julee is your personal hometown jeweler and certified World-wide Direct Diamond Importer.  As an engagement specialist and custom designer, Julee is your connection for jewelry!

A premier destination for fine jewelry and service, Julee’s Jewelry stores are in the heart of Southern Minnesota.  An anchor for retail in the downtowns of St. Peter and Mankato.
Julee has a mathematics degree and a love of jewelry, this combination led her to becoming one of the most successful small business owner’s in Southern Minnesota.  She and her husband raised their family of three children, Chentel, Trevor and Blake, in the Mankato area.


She began her studies at the Gemological Institute of America to become an independent jewelry appraiser.  While training through GIA, she got an opportunity to open her first jewelry store in St. Peter, MN. Now there are two locations conveniently located in the downtown areas of Mankato and St. Peter.  Since the inception of Julee’s Jewelry in 1999, the focus has been on exceptional customer service and a commitment to providing a personalized jewelry buying, and custom design, experience.  This has forged growth and impacted the lives of many customers.

Julee’s Jewelry strives to provide clients confidence and trust, while offering the opportunity to experience the integrity, service, quality and expertise they deserve.
Specializing in diamonds, fine jewelry and custom design, along with an exemplary repair department generates a lifelong clientele for Julee’s Jewelry.

Knowing each purchase involves a deep, emotional purpose, Julee’s Jewelry strives to ensure satisfaction.  You are invited to experience the personal touch of Julee’s Jewelry as you browse the vast selection of fine jewelry, diamonds and gemstones.  You’ll rest assured with the exemplary custom and repair department for your heirloom pieces.

Julee has been around the United States and Europe for diamond buying and is an accredited worldwide diamond and gemstone importer.  Needless to say, Julee is a well-rounded and respected woman in the jewelry industry.

Julee opened her second store early in 2017.  She wanted to expand her brand and bring her expertise, her love of jewelry and her superb customer experience flair to Mankato.  With a unique computer program, you can sit right with her to create a unique custom design together.  No experience necessary on your part.  She listens and adds to the piece until it looks just how you like it.  No other jeweler in the area offers such a service.  If you'd really lik eto create something on your own, try Julee's Jewelry App:  Custom Studio  Then add the numbers 0507-1058  Add your own photos or drawings or use one that is already in the app.

A little rebranding, creating a unique website and expanding her clientele add to her achievement tasks.

Julee’s Jewelry Specialties include:  Diamond and gemstone jewelry, custom jewelry, specialized engraving,  jewelry and watch repair, pearl stringing, appraisals, watchband sizing and watch battery replacement.  Goldsmith services including: sizing rings, re-tipping rings, repairing chains, setting diamonds and gemstones.

Julee attributes her success to her family, her friends, her faith and her loyal clientele.


At Julee's Jewelry it’s our mission to create an experience based on ease, comfort and love as we help our customers find the jewelry they’ve always dreamed of. As you set out on your quest to find your personal treasures, rely onJewelers to guide you in the right direction. With a tranquil environment, unparalleled service, and beautifully crafted products, you can count on an experience that’s both enjoyable and personal.