Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely. We have a very accomplished Gemologist on site with over 30 years of experience.
The price of an insurance document will vary depending on jewelry. The base price of an insurance document for a piece of jewelry set with a single stone is $125. Please call us for additional information at 503-227-1153.
Yes. Please bring your jewelry in so we can examine it, advise you, and give you cost estimates. Evaluating the repairs is free.
Your jewelry is always stored safely within our store, and all repairs are handled in our atelier by our very skilled Master Goldsmiths.
Yes, our watch specialists are capable of repairing a wide range of watches. Please be prepared to leave your watch at our store for a short period of time as watch repairing is a time consuming and meticulous process.
Yes we do! We were the first in the Portland area to offer vintage and estate pieces nearly 85 years ago. Take a look at our catalogue under Vintage & Estate for a sample of our collection.
Certainly, please send us pictures of the jewelry you would like to sell, at, as well as your phone number. We will return your call as soon as possible to discuss possibilities.

Our Store

Margulis Jewelers: At the corner of Broadway and Yamhill


argulis Jewelers is situated in the historic Jackson Tower at the center of downtown Portland. Located at 800 SW Broadway at Yamhill, Margulis Jewelers is across the street from Pioneer Courthouse Square and Nordstrom’s.

As a member of the Society of Jewelry Historians, David Margulis is uniquely qualified to work with you on any matter regarding estate jewels. The Margulis Atelier is an on-premise studio from which all of our design work is done. Whether handling simple repairs, examining stones, or creating a jewel from an original design, all pieces stay within the confines of Margulis Jewelers at all times.

85 Years of History


ince 1932, Portland, Oregon’s Margulis Jewelers has been a beacon for those with a love for beautiful things. Jerome MargulisFrom the treasure-filled windows to an interior, designed to showcase what is indeed our greatest pride to share, the store welcomes all who wish to enjoy.
David Margulis has been the owner of the store since 1985, taking over the reigns from his father Jerome Margulis who initiated his love for jewelry at an early age.

Margulis History

Vintage Expertise

Margulis was the first jewelry store in Portland to offer an extensive collection of vintage pieces. David Margulis, a member of the Society of Jewelry Historians, offers a keen appreciation and depth of knowledge to customers wishing to acquire or sell pieces from another era.

David & Dolorosa Margulis


avid Margulis, along with his wife Dolorosa Rubens Margulis are the second-generation owners of Margulis Jewelers.

As member of the Society of Jewelry Historians, David brings a depth of knowledge and an exceptionally keen awareness of what is appropriate, to his custom designs. His work, whether contemporary or traditional, is of classic European descent, beautifully evolved to enhance the precious materials and to befit the one for whom the jewel is designed.

Dolorosa has dedicated over 30 years to Animal Welfare serving as Chair of the Oregon Humane Society (OHS) Board, Capital Campaign Chair for the new OHS building and the Capital Campaign Chair for the Humane Society of SW Washington. She served as President of Friends of the Portland Mounted Patrol and Vice-President of the Nature Conservancy and on the board of several Oregon charities.
Dolorosa is also an accomplished artist as a painter and writer.