We’re hosting our first Valentine Ball on February 12, 2011 from 7 pm – 10 pm at Denney Jewelers!

Join us for a perfect “date night” with Tango dancing (with lessons!), music, food and drink, photographs, and an evening featuring our Most Romantic Couples.

Grace Nanavati from Dance Arts Studio will present a Tango lesson for all our guests. There will be many treats throughout the evening, so please save the date for a perfectly romantic evening!

We will crown the “Most Romantic Couple” in Springfield 2011 at the Ball and they will reign over the romantic evening as well as winning a romantic gift package including a $500 gift certificate to Denney Jewelers, a 24K real rose, chocolate, champagne, and other prizes. We will have a photography corner to capture the evening as well as other surprises for our each of our monthly nominees.

If you would like to be considered in our Most Romantic Couple contest, there is still time to submit your story! Visit our “A Little Bit of Romance” blog and send in your story of your romantic jewelry presentation along with a photo or video that represents your story. Stories are selected by a panel of judges and may include input from comments posts on the website and facebook, so be sure to share our site with your friends.

Good luck to all of our Romantic Couple participants, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the party to enjoy an evening of romantic memories!


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.”


Last updated August 3, 2017