Joe Boiadjian owns and operates Yale Jewelers, providing custom jewelry design and sales. Boiadjian, a graduate of the Gemological Institute of America, originally worked in Downtown Los Angeles as a jewelry wholesaler before opening his own shop. Here, customers can peruse the cases of gold, silver and platinum original pieces, or have a piece personally designed. Estate and vintage jewelry and watches are also sold. Jewelry and watch repair is offered, as well as expert pearl stringing. Free verbal appraisal is also available.