1114 & 1118 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 view map     Phone: (805) 543-8186 

Full service jeweler with on-site repairs and custom design work.

Open Hours

Tuesday - Friday10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday & MondayBy appointment only

About Us

Established in 1974, Garden Street Goldsmiths is a family owned and operated business. Co-owners Richard and Amanda Stephens pride themselves on demystifying the process of jewelry by empowering their customers with knowledge. The resulting atmosphere is a warm and inviting  for first-time customers and long-time clients alike.

Garden Street Goldsmiths offers a wide variety of jewelry including vintage, consignment, new and custom jewelry. Their on-site custom design and repair workshop uses 100% recycled precious metals. The family brings a unity of old world craftsmanship and modern gemological training from the world-renowned Gemological Institute of America. Stop by and let our knowledgeable staff show you the true meaning of customer service!

Supporting Local Arts

For over 42 years we have supported a variety of arts on the Central Coast including local music, dance, painting, photography, and theater. Join us in our gallery the first Friday of each month for Art After Dark 6pm to 9pm, or come by during regular open hours to see our featured local artists.

Featured Artist: Brady Cabe

Estate & Vintage Jewelry

We carry a wide variety of estate and vintage pieces including vintage engagement rings and wedding bands. 

Custom Jewelry

Let us create a unique piece just for you -- designed and fabricated in-house by our expert jewelers. View a few pieces in our portfolio.

New & Modern Jewelry

Roughly one third of our inventory is composed of new and modern style jewelry. We are regularly bringing something new and different in for our showcases. Check out a small selection of our items available for order here.

Jewelry Repairs

Jewelry repairs are done on-site at our Garden Street location. Bring your jewelry in for a free repair evaluation.

Watch Services

Watch battery and watch band replacement as well as simple repairs are done on-site. More complex repairs are sent to our second generatio expert watchmaker.

Handmade BBQ Tools & Knives

We carry a unique set of hand-forged barbecue tools and damascus steel knives. These make great gifts!

Gold, Silver, Diamond & Coin Buying

We are a licensed second hand buyer (license #40061013) for scrap gold, scrap silver, diamonds, and coins. Old jewelry can also be cashed out in this manner.


We offer written appraisals for a variety of needs including: insurance, estate, trust, and market value. Appraisals start at $125. For multiple items, come by for an estimate.


Layaway Available

To make your purchase more manageable, layaway payments are available on all jewelry purchases.



Garden Street Goldsmiths: 1114 & 1118 Garden Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401    Phone: (805) 543-8186    info@GardenStreetGoldsmiths.com