Plumb Gold Ltd.


Ice Carver

January 2012 – Happy New Year everyone! We were happy to sponsor an ice carver for this year's Big Chill event in Downtown Racine. The sculpture turned out great!

December 2011 – We dream in silver and gold! Be sure to stop down and see our dazzling holiday window displays!

December 2011 – In what has quickly become a fan favorite, our "Breakfast at Plumb Gold" event saw people lining up in anticipation. The first ten people in line who were wearing their pajamas were given free freshwater pearl strands!

November 2011 – Plumb Gold is very proud to announce that our own Becky Thompson has received her Graduate Gemology Degree! This is the jewelry and gem industry's highest accolade! Congratulations to Becky on this prestigious achievement!

October 2011 – Back by popular demand...our Party on the Pavement "Digging for Pirate Treasure" event was a swash buckling success! We are happy to announce that we raised over $700 for the Racine County Food Bank!

August 2011 – Starting this month! Keep an eye out in the Racine Journal Times for our new jewelry themed column "In the Loupe". We will answer questions, give jewelry care and shopping tips, and discuss various topics relating to the jewelry industry. Look for us on the weather page every other Friday. Or to take a closer look Click Here!

July 2011 – Local artist Lyle Peter's stopped by for ArtVenture and showed us how he creates his pastel drawings!

July 2011
– Plumb Gold is proud to celebrate its 35th anniversary this month. We hope you can stop in and celebrate with us!

June 2011
– For the first installment of ArtVenture, designer Judy Olsen demonstrated what tools and techniques she uses to create wax models of her designs. These pieces are later cast into gold using the lost wax process.

June 2011
– For the second consecutive year, our very own Austin Schultz participated in Downtown's annual public art event!

May 2011 – Plumb Gold Ltd. is thrilled to announce that we will sponsor the Music on the Monument summer concert series for the second consecutive year! We are proud to bring free music to the whole community! For more information, visit our special events page. We hope to see you there!

March 2011 – We have just received a new selection of Ethiopian Opals! This new find was discovered by and is now mined by farmers in Ethiopia. You must stop in to see the exceptional beauty and brilliance of these opals set in 22 karat gold. A Plumb Gold Ltd. exclusive!

February 2011 – Plumb Gold Ltd. has received the 2010 Downtown Champion Award from the Downtown Racine Corporation. We are thrilled to be celebrating our thirty-fifth year in Downtown Racine and are extremely honored and grateful for the recognition.

December 2010 – We are proud to announce that we are the winners of the 2010 Downtown Racine Holiday Window Decorating Contest! Thanks to all of you that voted for our adorable penguins! We are already brainstorming next year's all new holiday window display!

December 2010 – This year's Pajama Jam was a ton of fun! We had all sorts of people doing their holiday shopping in their pajamas! We held our annual "Breakfast at Plumb Gold Ltd." event and gave away Tiffany style sterling silver bracelets to the first ten people who were out shopping in their pajamas!

October 2010 – Our event for this year's Party on the Pavement was "Digging for Pirate Treasure". We had lots of winners and gave away over $500 worth of jewelry! All proceeds went to the Racine County Food Bank and we proudly raised over $830 dollars!"

August 2010
– Thank you to all of the fans and friends of this summer's Music on the Monument! Now that this year's series has come to a close...we hope that everyone in the community enjoyed the beautiful summer and the wonderful music! A special thanks to DRC and all of the downtown merchants who contributed gift certificates for our raffles!

July 2010
– Here are some pictures of our special rock, gem and mineral show! We featured one-of-a-kind specimens from all over the world as part of our summer Gallery Night! Stop in to see our wonderful permanent collection of unique gemstones and specimens!

July 2010 – Here are some photos from this seasons Music on the Monument concerts. Plumb Gold Ltd. is the proud sponsor of the series which provides free concerts to the whole community throughout the summer months. We would be happy to have you join us on Monument Square in Downtown Racine from 11:30am-1:30pm every Friday through August.

June 2010 – New photos and information added! Make sure to visit Judy K. Olsen's section of the website to see her newest pieces. Also don't miss Judy's "Collector" section to see how her designs have changed and developed! Many of the photos are of commissions and creations from years ago!

May 2010 – Visit this new section of the fair trade gems website to learn about gems that are mined in North America!

April 2010 – Plumb Gold Ltd. signs on to be the sponsor of Downtown Racine’s Music on the Monument! Enjoy free concerts every Friday throughout the summer!

March 2010 – Our very own Austin Schultz is selected to decorate a clock for Downtown Racine’s 9th annual public art event!

February 2010 – Our very own Abigail Cobb leaves for eight weeks to do volunteer work in the Central American country of Panama!

November 2009 – Judy K. Olsen donates a $6500 14K gold and diamond pendant to UW-Parkside’s gala event to benefit their scholarship fund!

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