Nestled inside ONE Summerlin Class-A office building is jeweler extraordinaire D&R House of Diamonds, a one-stop for all things sparkly. Spearheaded by two jewelry veterans – Dave Padgett and Richard Shaw – the retail boutique has quickly become a must-shop for locals. Read on for an insider’s look into the Summerlin boutique.
Q: Who are the masterminds behind D&R House of Diamonds?
A: Dave Padgett & Richard Shaw
Q: Why Downtown Summerlin?
A: Being in the diamond and jewelry business, we liked the retail adjacency the property had to offer. It made perfect sense for us and allows us to keep our overhead costs relatively low while still offering a customized and highly personalized experience to our guests.
Q: What’s unique about your jewelry store?
A: D&R House of Diamonds is the elite private office jeweler. We are the perfect bridge between internet pricing and a traditional brick and mortar jewelry store. We specialize in loose diamonds, engagement rings, fashion jewelry, custom designs, watches and jewelry repairs. We operate by appointment only in a beautiful office setting in ONE Summerlin. We are located on the 4th floor. Our office concept allows us to maintain extremely low overhead. We also maintain great relationships with some of the world’s largest diamond wholesalers. This coupled with our low overhead makes it possible for us to save you hundreds if not thousands on your engagement ring or jewelry purchase. Our selections and pricing are unparalleled.
Q: Favorite piece of jewelry?
A: Anything with diamonds. Engagement rings are our specialty.
Q: Diamonds or pearls? Why?
A: Diamonds. On average, a diamond is 2 to 3 billion years old. The creation process by mother nature is truly an incredible miracle.
Q: Favorites at DTS?
A: We love Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar. Great food and service. We are also proud season ticket holders for the Las Vegas Aviators® at Las Vegas Ballpark®.
Q: What’s your best secret about Downtown Summerlin you are willing to share?
A: Makers & Finders Coffee is our go-to for quick one-on-one meetings. It is quiet and delicious.
Q: Other accolades you want to tout?
1. We are proud winners of the Best of Las Vegas Best Jewelry Store for several consecutive years (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
2. Best Small Business recipient for Best of Summerlin
3. Received Business of Excellence award from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
4. We love our community and support several local charities
5. We have over 65 years of combined experience in the jewelry business
6. We offer a state-of-the-art custom design computer studio