Owner, Master Goldsmith
Rick is widely recognized for his unique jewelry designs, extensive knowledge of metals, manufacturing techniques, diamonds and precious gems. His formal education includes studies at the University of Washington, The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Evergreen State College, where he also taught jewelry design. His beautiful and distinctive work is worn and admired by jewelry enthusiasts throughout the country. Rick founded Hartley Jewelers in 1967.
Linda has a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the Evergreen State College and worked as the Executive Secretary of the Thurston-Mason Counties Dental Society for 17 years before joining Hartley Jewelers. Linda’s extensive experience with management and customer relations is central to her role at Hartley Jewelers. Apart from managing the business on a daily basis, she travels the world to keep up on new jewelry designs and hand-pick exceptional pieces for our customers. Linda has an undeniable passion for the family business and the many personal relationships she has built with customers over the past decades.