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Happy Jewelers Combines Tradition and New Age Ideas to Design Envelope-Pushing Jewelry

From an early age, Gabe and Danny Arik realized the importance of helping others and finding a way to satisfy a given need. Growing up in Istanbul, Turkey, the brothers would attend the bazaar with their father, Isa, who was a jeweler in the city. Both having a business mindset inherited and learned from their father, Gabe and Danny made themselves out to be young, useful entrepreneurs. As a young boy, Gabe would go to the bazaar in Istanbul and sell water for a nickel. He called it his very own “water business.” 

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Gabe and Danny Arik, owners of Happy Jewelers.

When the Arik family moved across the world from Istanbul to Los Angeles, the importance of hard work and compassion in business was not lost on the brothers. Gabe, the oldest brother, knew very quickly he wanted to be a businessman. He was passionate about it. Not even 20 minutes into his first college class, Gabe grabbed his things, walked out, and went straight home to tell his parents that he wanted to open up his own jewelry store. Working with his dad in the jewelry industry truly inspired him.

“The number one reason people from all over the world shop with us, is our quality and service,” Gabe shares. “We always go the extra mile for our customers.” For the brothers, amidst the hard work they were putting into expansion, they felt it was important to maintain the core values their father instilled in them with their own business. The most important parts of their business lie in superb customer service and product quality.

Aiming to always provide complete satisfaction for each customer, the Arik brothers are in control of the majority of their business process. Overseeing their own design and manufacturing, the brothers are able to have their hands in nearly every part of the process in order to guarantee the jewelry they are giving their clients is as special as the occasion it is for.

“Life is a journey, and jewelry helps to commemorate those special moments in someone’s life,” Gabe remarks. “(We are) helping people create a symbolic memory.”

Another important aspect of business, and life lesson, the brothers received from their father is the importance of giving back. A staple of the Happy Jewelers business model is helping out within the community. As a socially aware and mindful company, Happy Jewelers has done its part in paying it forward to local charities and community events, such as Hoag Hospital, City of Hope, Jessie Rees Foundation, and many more.

Recognized as one of the highest quality jewelers in California, Happy Jewelers has been able to make a name for themselves in the jewelry game with knowledge passed down from their father as well as the fresh ideas the Arik brothers bring to the table every day.

To learn more about Happy Jewelers and the Arik family, visit the company’s website and Instagram page.

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