Create a memorable, romantic moment to present a gift of jewelry and be crowned as the Most Romantic Couple of 2011.

We are looking for creative, meaningful moments that were made even more magical with a jewelry presentation. Stories can include engagement, birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, new baby, or any special occasion marked with a gift of jewelry. Monthly finalists will be selected and awarded prizes, with a grand prize given at our Valentine’s Day Ball on February 12, 2011 … Learn more and submit your story today!


Denney Jewelers is pleased to announce the addition of Bruce Lauer to their jewelry team. Lauer is a professional designer and bench jeweler with more than 30 years of experience.

Lauer joins our experienced gemologists having tooled his skills at both the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and the American Gem Society (AGS), representing the highest standards in the jewelry industry. Lauer holds a diamond grading certificate from GIA and is a Registered Jeweler with the AGS. He served on the Illinois Jewelers Association Board of Directors from 1992-2004 and President of IJA 2000-2002.

With the arrival of Bruce Lauer, Denney Jewelers expands the Denney Jewelers team to include four on-site jewelers and two graduate gemologists in addition to our already established state-of-the art jewelry design and repair. Denney Jewelers also has one of the largest jewelry showrooms in the Midwest.

“We are very pleased to have Bruce join our team.” Shane Denney, owner of Denney Jewelers said, “He is an excellent jeweler and we both share the same expectations for excellence in our work. Moving forward together, we are able to offer even more personal attention and faster service to our customers.”

“I decided to join Denney Jewelers because of the opportunity to work with an excellent jewelry team and to make use of their state-of-the-art technology for jewelry design.” Bruce Lauer said, “This move allows me to continue to offer the craftsmanship that my customers trust me to provide. It is an exciting opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the jewelry industry.”


The point of this site is to celebrate those moments in life that you choose to recognize with the lasting beauty of a piece of jewelry. 

At Denney Jewelers we have been Making Dreams Come True Since 1954.  We know that a gift of jewelry is made even more special because of the meaning behind it.  We want to help you create that memory of a lifetime.

From holidays to birthdays, celebrations of anniversaries or a new life, a parent’s gift to their child, a husband to a wife or the magical moment when you pop the question, this site celebrates you and the moments that are enhanced by a gift of jewelry. 

The secret is that most people don’t care how much you spend, the care about how much you care.  Let these stories be an inspiration and help you create your own memorable moment with jewelry.  Everyone has a story and we hope you will share yours with us as we help spread a little more romance in the world.


Last updated August 25, 2016