Jewelry Service and Works Offered By Mimi’s
At Mimi’s, we offer a wide variety of services for all your jewelry needs. Whether you are looking for custom design, repairs, an appraisal, or you are willing to sell your own pieces, we are the place that meets all your expectations. We can customize, adjust, repair, mend, or restore any piece to your liking, and we are always interested in providing fair appraisals and paying top dollar for unwanted precious metals, gems, and jewels. Here are just some of the top-notch services we provide:
For Accurate and Fair Appraisals
Appraisals are of extraordinary importance when it comes to fine jewelry. After all, you will most likely wish to insure your valuable pieces and that will require a ballpark value for each. They may be required in matters of estates and probate, as well as during a divorce or a personal liquidation or bankruptcy.
For Repairs, Refinishing, and Resizing
Many times, we have lovely family heirlooms that are passed down in families, and while the intent is a thoughtful one, it is highly unlikely that each lady will have the same size finger. For situations like this, we have jewelers onsite that can adjust your ring to the accurate size. You don’t want to constantly worry about it falling off, but you certainly don’t want it to get stuck, either. Stretching or adding a bridge is simple for us, and cutting a ring down a size is even easier.
We can also restore all fine jewelry and antiques to their original glory. Are your stones a bit loose, or has your metal lost its usual sheen? These are simple fixes for us and we work with all stones and jewelry types.
Watch Repair and Battery Replacement
Watchband resizing, battery replacement, and most repair work can be conducted while you wait. If your watch needs a repair overhaul, you can leave it with us and we will be sure to get to the root of its malfunction and get it ticking again in no time flat.
In addition to link removal and battery replacement, we also offer polishing, water sealing, refurbishing, and the replacement of damaged parts. We can even buff out watch face scratches or completely replace your band for a cosmetic change. We service all types of timepieces, including vintage watches.
For Creative Custom Design and Style
Do you want a perfect, personalized piece of jewelry to tell someone just how much he or she means to you? Well, if you can dream it up, our master jewelers can create it for you! We want to be your one-stop shop for all your signature pendants, earrings, watches, bracelets, rings, and cuff links. Our master jewelers, gemologists, goldsmiths, and other fine jewelry in-house experts will craft your marvel all while you wait, if you choose.
Purchasing Unwanted Jewelry and Valuables
We probably all have forgotten jewelry sitting on our dressers or hidden in drawers that we no longer care for or remind us of something (or someone) that we would rather forget. There are probably also a few items that you have either inherited or received as gifts that are not quite your style, and they are also hidden in the depths of your jewelry box. Well, these pieces are not doing any good sitting where they are. Why not sell them at a fair price and use the money for something that you actually want?
Want to set up an appointment to sell some items or speak to us about a jewelry piece? Send us a note via this form.
How can we help?
Mimi’s store is open. Call or send us a note from the form on this page and let us know how we can help make your jewelry buying or selling experience perfect.
We continue to provide remote video appointments or you can visit us at our physical store located at the address below for those wanting to sell their valuables.
Business Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10a.m. to 6p.m. & Saturday 10a.m. to 5p.m.
Phone: (714) 964-7851
Our Client’s Love Us!
We got our ring appraised here and David was not only professional but also personal and knowledgeable. Appears to be really honest which is critical in any business but especially in the jewelry business when things and value could be more subjective.
He also does a lot for the community. I always see him volunteer or involved with school events. If you have any jewelry needs then this is your place.
Professional, kind and quick. They purchased some gold jewelry from me. It was an easy and fair process. They also cleaned a necklace of mine for free.
I picked up my ring today and WOW- I was completely blown away and speechless! I can't stop looking at my ring. It is absolutely perfect. I went to David to "upgrade" the center diamond on my wedding ring for our 25th anniversary. He exceeded all of my expectations. First, we scheduled a meeting so I could tell him exactly what I was looking for. David is extremely knowledgeable and professional, and he is also friendly and easy to talk to. His communication was excellent throughout the process. He is accessible through phone, email and text. I felt very safe and trusted him with my wedding ring. On the day of pick up, I was emailed an appraisal with all the proper certifications which I was able to send to our insurance for immediate coverage. Everything was seamless throughout this whole process and I could not be happier!!
I have debated for years about posting a review about this. It still bothers me to this day. I bought a men's gold ring from the original owner, Mimi. She was very kind and personable with my kid. I later noticed an imperfection in one of the diamonds to which she simply said well its not that high of a quality. I came back and got an ok deal on an 18k yellow gold band, then I met Her son, David. He was very polite and professional. We then started talking about watches and he observed my Tudor watch I was wearing. Still Unsatisfied with my diamond quality, He mentioned that he also buys watches and would make it up to me. After a brief discussion he agrees to buy my Tudor watch for $2000 (it was worth 3800 at the time). I drive 30 mins home to get him the box and papers and 30 mins back to finish our deal. After I return Out of nowhere, He says he can't buy my Tudor watch. I asked him why and he simply said, it's not what we're looking for right now. I was appalled at the lack of integrity and cavalier attitude of not honoring his word. He then said "well it's not worth the risk, it won't sell well." I told him I couldn't believe he was going back on his word to which he said "sorry, you want gas money?" This is simply not good business. I spoke to Mimi later and she told me how sorry she was but that she has to support her son even when he's wrong. Even she was shocked he went back on his word. To this day I'm stuck with that ring with the bad diamond. Hopefully everyone else has better luck with them.
We were looking for a trusted local jeweler and everyone in the community recommended Mimi's. Sure enough, the service was fantastic. They have a good selection of diamond and gemstone pieces in the store, but they also design their own custom pieces.
I'm so pleased with the customer service and overall results from Mimi's Jewelry! I was referred to Mimi's by my jeweler out in PA; my husband got my wedding set from her but we live in Orange County. I needed to get my wedding set professionally cleaned and I hoped Jen could point me in the right direction. I'm so happy she did! David and his team are absolutely wonderful! They were kind, patient, and so helpful! My wedding set looks brand new again!
I am also interested in making a jewelry purchase soon and Mimi's will be my first (and hopefully only) stop. Thank you so much!
Dropped off one pearl earring just to get a simple back replacement. Good thing I kept the other pearl earring in my possession. I trusted this jewelry place and did not throughly micro inspect my pearl. When I got home I noticed that it was a completely different pearl than the one I gave them plus it had scratches and dents on it. Please inspect your jewelry. This people keep yours and give you back a shitty replacement. Now I need to make the drive and go back to that shop.
The first time I visited this establishment I noticed how personable the owner and staff were to the customers who came in. The owner actually addressed each customer by name. He actually knew each person's name as they walked in. Aside from doing fabulous work in terms of design, making and cleaning my jewelry, which would be expected, their customer service goes beyond what I'd ever expect. I am now one of those customers who walks in and is addressed by my name. It feels like home. Thank you to all of your staff who has created an environment that makes me want to come back and refer others to your business. Keep up the great work.
David was super helpful with resizing my fiancée's ring. Contacted him on yelp and responded very quick, had an appointment, and finished the ring within 3 hours (usually people ask for a couple of days) with his very reasonable pricing. Before leaving, I asked if I could check the stone under the microscope and he let me. Thank you, David! I highly recommend this Jewelry.
My girlfriend Liesel recommended this jeweler . I am so glad I checked Mimi's out normally I don't go anywhere except to my jeweler but I didn't want to drive down south so since she highly recommended him I figured I would go check him out and I'm so glad I did. I will definitely go back .
I was referred to Mimi's from a family member and I am so thankful for the referral. First time in I was greeted and treated with so much respect. David was amazing and I requested a custom piece. He took the time to go over what I wanted and he worked up a rendering. The piece would take about a month to make. I received constant updates through out the process. When I got the piece, I was blown away. Great work. Great quality. Great prices. Great customer service. Great place that I will be going from now on for any jewelry needs.