Our Story

John Mays is an award winning family owned business. John has served the Fort Smith and Oklahoma area for over 40 years, opening his own store in 1999. The most important thing to John is having impeccable quality jewelry from the most revered names in the industry and strives to find the most exclusive treasures and unique gifts, all while providing customers with unmatched personal service. To achieve the knowledge to pick these items , he used the foundation he received from the Gemological Institute of America, as a Gemologist, which he has based his success in the jewelry industry.

John Mays Jewelers is a member of American Gem Society, Jewelers of America, Arkansas Jewelers Association and Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Both of John's sons are in the family business after attending G.I.A. in Carlsbad California.


Hearts on Fire

  • Hearts on Fire Champion, starting in 2000
  • 2006 "Hearts on Fire" Southern Regional Retailer
  • 2009 "Hearts on Fire" Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2009 "Hearts on Fire" Certified Service Center
  • 2010 "Hearts on Fire" Southern Regional Retailer
  • 2010 "Hearts on Fire" Champions - John, Kevin and John

Jay Strongwater

  • 2006 Single Largest Independent Store Signing Event

JCK Design Center

  • 2013 - 2014 Top 50 Designer Retailer
  • designer-retailer-award

Charity Events

  • St. Edwards Dinner Dance Auction
  • Bost Charity Events

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