About Us

At Marks of Design, we are experts in jewelry repair, restoration and design. Does an important occasion in your near future require a piece of jewelry that is extraordinary? Allow us to help build this precious memory together…

Jewelry Rectangle 1

Kate Marks

Kathleen McNichols-Marks, (Kate for short), has been a jeweler since 1985, studying, designing, winning awards and delighting her customers. She strives to provide that “personal touch” and generously shares her in-depth knowledge about jewelry. Her passion as a gemologist and goldsmith, is clearly evident. Kate has hand-selected every item in the store, as well as designing and producing custom jewelry that is truly ‘wearable art”.

At Marks of Design, LLC you will find jewelry in all colors of the spectrum. The red of ruby and garnet; the yellow of citrine; the green of emerald and peridot; the blue of sapphire, topaz, tanzanite and aquamarine; the purple of iolite, amethyst and alexandrite. Even opal displays a range of colors. Visit us to find the color and fire you’re looking for in fine jewelry. Stop in to pick out something new for yourself or as a gift for someone special. As a goldsmith, Kate can design a custom piece featuring any gemstone you desire.

Diamond Buying in Antwerp

In addition to all repairs, restyling and custom work done on site, Kate is thrilled to offer customers the tremendous advantage of her direct diamond buying trips to Antwerp, Belgium every fall. Whether you send Kate on a personal buying mission, or purchase one of the stones she has already hand-selected, you can rest assured that you’ll be getting stunning quality at very reasonable prices.


Katemarks Large
Rectangle Tall 21

Please feel free to contact us.

We have jewelry professionals ready to help.

Contact Us Appointment