​We are committed to the Art of jewelry,

using ethically sourced gemstones and recycled precious metals,

and having fun working with the things we love.

A. Krautheim Jewelers, 1973

Julie Swanson Master of Arts degree in Metalsmithing from the University of Iowa, diamond training from GIA, loves to play with shiny things and hammers

Company Profile

Krautheim & Swanson GemWorks Inc.


Founded: 2008

Owners: Julie Swanson & Karl Krautheim


Areas of expertise:  Diamonds, color stones, jewelry design and fabrication.

Who we are...

Karl Krautheim 4th generation jeweler, GIA trained, having fun helping people celebrate "heart" events since.......well let's just say a long time.

The tradition continues...

Fine Jewelers, Custom Jewelry Designers

Krautheim & Swanson GemWorks - 4851 Harvey St. Muskegon   231-798-6600

In 1887, August Krautheim founded A. Krautheim Jewelers on the corner of Pine and Western in downtown Muskegon.


In 2008, Karl Krautheim and Julie Swanson founded Krautheim & Swanson GemWorks. 

GemWorks is a mix of old and new. Karl and Julie blend a modern business model, 

trusted values and service with artistic flair and exceptional design. 

GemWorks strives to maintain the quality of service and merchandise originally established by Karl's great-grandfather, August Krautheim. You can trust our commitment to upholding the generations-old pledge "integrity above all."