About Us

Kruckemeyer and Cohn has been Evansville’s leading jewelers since 1895. Our GIA certified diamond graduates work with many brides who say we have the largest selection of unique engagement rings and wedding bands in the Tri-State, where we are the exclusive dealers of Jeff Cooper, Venetti, Roman & Jules, and S. Kashi engagement rings, as well as top jewelry designers Ivanka Trump, Freida Rothman, Luvente, Belle Etoile, and many more. We have an extensive collection of watches by Luminox, Frederique Constant, and Alpina as well as items for all college sports fans, especially IU and UK.

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If you don’t see what you are looking for, or want to design your own piece, we can help you with that too! If you can dream it, our master craftsman can make it!!! Our expansive showroom features beautiful showcases and plenty of space to relax while you browse. We also have a lounge for adults and one specifically for children which provides you additional ways to enjoy your shopping experience. Our commitment to our Community is just as important as our commitment to jewelry. Kruckemeyer & Cohn is proud to serve along side Keep Evansville Beautiful, Lampion Center, Vanderburgh Humane Society, SWIRCA, Habitat for Humanity and countless others.

Our goal is to provide the best customer service experience imaginable and make sure you are happy and confident in your purchase. Our clients are the most important part of our business and referrals from satisfied guests make all the difference in the world! Our unbeatable new pricing and extensive selection, along with the quality and customer service, The Tri state area has come to expect makes us the NEW Kruckemeyer & Cohn, your lifetime jewelers.
Serving the Tri-State Area Since 1895

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Our History

Kruckemeyer & Cohn jewelry store has been proudly serving the Evansville, Indiana area for many years. Kruckemeyer & Cohn’s attention to detail, quality products, and world class service has allowed it to build the stellar reputation it enjoys today.

In 1895, Benjamin Kruckemeyer and David Cohn joined forces to open their first company together in downtown Evansville, Indiana. Little did they know that they would be embarking upon a century-long journey of providing the people of Evansville the finest diamond engagement rings and bridal jewelry in the area. When David Cohn passed away in 1945, the business was passed to Mary Cohn Levi and Morris Levi, his daughter and her husband. For the next twenty-five years, the business continued to prosper. When Morris Levi passed away in 1970, the business was once again passed down to the next generation, Roger Levi. Roger was born and raised in Evansville, and he moonlighted at the company throughout high school and college. He joined the company permanently in 1954 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University and serving in the United States Navy as a line officer. He also taught chemistry for a while.

In 1959, Roger became they very first certified gemologist in all of Evansville and began authenticating diamonds using a microscope. From wedding bands to bracelets, he was the one to go to if you had any questions about your diamonds. He was also the first person to sell certified diamonds by the Gemological Institute of America, which made him the authority on telling the difference between natural and synthetic diamonds.

As the years continued, Roger expanded the operation to new locations and included quite the selection of loose diamonds and other fine jewels. He gained his business the reputation of being honest, knowledgeable, and well-versed in the field of diamond jewelry.

In 2010, Roger passed away. He truly wanted to “be your jeweler,” as his famous line went. This smart and creative businessman continues to be dearly missed. At the end of 2015, Brent Beaman, the long-time employee of the store who had the honor of working for Mr. Levi, purchased the name of Kruckemeyer & Cohn and opened the store at the same location. Kruckemeyer & Cohn is locally owned and operated once again, and we want to be “Your Lifetime Jeweler.”

Brent is a GIA graduate who studied locally at the University of Southern Indiana and worked under the tutelage of Mr. Levi for many years until his passing. Brent and the Kruckemeyer and Cohn Staff desire to carry on the legacy of Roger Levi for the next 120 years!

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