At Capitol Craftsman and Romance Jewelers, we are very proud of our 30+ year tradition of providing the most unique and exciting collection of expertly handcrafted jewelry and gifts, representing hundreds of craftspeople throughout the USA. We offer a complete selection of engagement rings, wedding bands, anniversary bands, and fine jewelry, including Mother’s rings, tennis bracelets, and a vast selection of 14 karat gold and color stone jewelry hand-crafted in the United States.
We also are a proud retailer of Citizen’s watches, for both men and women. Our expert staff will guide you as you make your selection or we will design and create exactly what you have in mind. We are proud to have Eileen Tetu who has been on our staff for over 17 years, and has over 30 years of experience as a goldsmith and jeweler. A truly unique shopping experience awaits you at Capitol Craftsman and Romance Jewelers.
Sue and David - King and Queen of Romance
Owners of Capitol Craftsman and Romance Jewelers and the King and Queen of Romance
Sue and David took ownership of CCRJ in 1979. Today they continue to be hands on in operations and through their relationships have developed life-long customers that span generations.
Cheryl Scaramuzzi - The Duchess of Diamonds
Store Manager, Buyer, and Appraiser
Cheryl has over 17 years experience in creating beautiful pieces with customers looking for that special bling. Whether you are redesigning, creating unique new pieces, or choosing one of the exquisite pieces in our store, using Cheryl’s expertise will guide you to the perfect piece to fit your needs. She is married to Sales Manager, Frank Scaramuzzi.
Frank Scaramuzzi - The Duke of Design
Frank directs our entire staff throughout the day and educates them on products, services, and assists with appraisals and watches. Frank has been in the jewelry business for over 17 years and is the husband of Store Manager, Cheryl Scaramuzzi.
Melissa - Countess of Design
Melissa’s talent includes custom design jewelry for our customers. She has a unique ability of understanding exactly what customers need, even when they may have trouble putting it into words. Melissa has been with Capitol Craftsman and Jewelers since 2011.
Kathy - Countess of Caring
Kathy is the valued staff member who helps David select the unique, hand-crafted gifts our customers come back for. Kathy has been with us since 2011 and is recognized by all as having the gift of knowing exactly what our customers are looking for when purchasing that special something for a loved one.
Eileen - Empress Eileen
Eileen is our in-store jeweler. She repairs the valuable pieces that are trusted to us. She has been in the jewelry business since 1977 and is skilled at restoring our customers pieces back to the best condition they can be.
Stone matching and stone setting, necklace and bracelet repair, cleaning and polishing, and proper handling of sterling silver are among the many tasks she performs on a daily basis.
Lady Lucy and Lady Lisa
These ladies are valued support staff who help our wonderful customers when they need guidance on purchases. Whether it be for birthday, anniversary, or holiday, these ladies will go the extra mile to find the perfect gift to make you shine.
Barbara - Baroness of Beads
Barbara has been with Capitol Craftsman and Romance Jewelers for over 25 years. Barbara restrings pearls and beads, and makes most of the beaded earrings, necklaces, and bracelets we carry.