About Us


Rhonda is our extraordinary sales manager at Paxtons. She has 40+ years of experience and a great eye for stunning jewelry pieces! Aside from being a wonderful mother of 2 and "glam-mother" of 1 precious granddaughter, Rhonda is also on the board of supervisors for BV County and is very active in serving her community through various organizations. To this day she is still fascinated by gems & jewelry. An essential piece of jewelry that Rhonda would recommend for any collection would be a fine diamond ring to represent strength, endurance, and love!

Gary is our in-house jeweler & store manager with over 50+ years of exp. He is married to Rhonda and therefore share 2 children with her and holds the honor of being a "glam-pa" to 1 adorable granddaughter. Gary's expertise as a graduate gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America helps customers find exquisite gems to fit any budget. His favorite piece of jewelry is his wedding ring. In agreement with his wife, Gary believes a diamond ring is a must have for both men and women as it is a symbol of success & longevity that will last an eternity.

If anyone has the gift of congeniality it would be Teresa, you can catch her any day helping clients with a smile from ear to ear. She has 19+ years of experience. She also has experience as a wife to a wonderful farmer, mother of 3, and "glam-ma" to 4 amazing grand kids! She truly is a crafting queen and always keeps the store up to par with glitz and décor. Teresa recommends that any piece of diamond jewelry is a must! 



Tatiana (Tate) is one of our sale associates and loves that she gets to meet new people in the community while showing them how fun it can be to wear jewelry. Tate is a new resident in Storm Lake, and currently attends Buena Vista University and is majoring in Art Education! She is a lover of coffee and all things sparkly. Tate would recommend gifts that include diamonds or aquamarine stones (her favorite gem)! 

She's Back!  Laurie is excited to be returning to Paxtons Jewelry after several years of other experiences, including becoming a MOM.  
Her previous experience and love of gems and jewelry make her an excellent choice to be your personal shopper.  
Laurie describes herself as a mom (of one princess and several animals), country girl and wife to the wonderful Ryan.  
 Laurie would recommend gifts of diamonds of all colors, step outside the box and be bold!