Our History

Lee Read Idaho Jeweler

1963

"Let’s Do This!" – The Beginning

On December 7, 1963, Lee & Maxine Read take a leap and opened the very first Lee Read Jewelers in Downtown Boise Idaho.

The ‘70s ‘80s & 90’s

"Time to Grow" – Expansion Starts

In order to keep up with the growth of the Treasure Valley,
we grew from 1 store to 2 …
then from 2 stores to 3 … then from 3 stores to 6.

2000

“Time to Build the Ultimate Diamond Dream Store”

After growing from 1 store up to 6, Larry and Nelda Read built the Ultimate Brand New Diamond Dream Store in Meridian, Idaho.

This “Dream Store” put the services and selection of 6 small jewelry
stores all into 1 easy-to-find location.

Today

“Over Half a Century and Still Going Strong”

In the time since 2000, it’s been a “Dream Store” adventure.
We are always working our hardest to be fresh, yet classic and to make
your experience exceptional.