who we are
The Diamond Mine first opened it's doors in 1992 in Wappingers Falls, NY in a small 800 sq. ft. location in a strip mall. But it was in 1990 that owners Jeff Chiulli and Robert Demelo started the concept of The Diamond Mine, selling jewelry in High School to friends and family. After high school and with a thriving business, Jeff and Robert decided to go to the famed diamond district in NYC to learn more about the jewelry business and make more connections in the industry.
The district gave them the opportunity to work with diamond houses, gold casting houses, and to learn about the jewelry trade in full. After 2 years of working in the diamond district,