Meet The Staff

ABOUT US

Mark Stokes

Mark Stokes, Owner, Certified Gemologist (GIA)
In his spare time, Mark enjoys working on home projects, fishing and golfing, having served as chairman of the Beaufort Charities Golf Invitational. He is also a past board member on Beaufort’s Chamber of Commerce.

Together with Terri, his wife, they enjoy traveling and are members of the Baptist Church of Beaufort’s Agape Sunday school class, the Beaufort Shag Club and Gamecock Club. Avid football fans, they are now a “house divided” – their son, Brandon, graduated from Clemson University in 2010 with a degree in civil engineering.

Terri Stokes

Terri Stokes, Owner, Certified Management Professional (JA), Accredited Jewelry
Professional (GIA)

- Served as Foundation Director and Membership Director of Rotary Club of the Lowcountry
- Secretary of the Beaufort Shag Club
- Graduated in 2002 from Leadership Beaufort

Education/Organization

- Member of RJO – Retail Jewelers Organization
- Member of SCJA – South Carolina Jewelers Association

In addition to the above activities, Terri likes to read and spend time with her family.

Terri Stokes

Kayla
Kayla is a native of Edgefield, South Carolina, and she holds a Bachelor of
Science in Psychology and a minor in Biology from the University of South
Carolina – Aiken. In her past professional career, she has worked with the
South Carolina Early Autism Project, as Cancer Research Specialist at the
Medical University of South Carolina, and as a Rehabilitation Therapist at
Healthsource of West Ashley. She recently relocated from Charleston to
Beaufort after marrying a Lowcountry native. As the daughter of a small-
town dairy farmer, she is an avid supporter of local businesses. She enjoys
meeting new people in town and doing what she can to help others. In her
spare time, she enjoys spending time on the river with her husband,
Jonathan, and their Labrador Retriever, Boone.

Terri Stokes

Sharon Schwartz, Sales Associate
Working with three avid South Carolina fans and one Clemson fan, Sharon is the only one who went to the real Carolina. She is a Tarheel born and bred and when she dies, she will be a
Tarheel dead! Married to a fourth generation Beaufortonian, she now considers Beaufort
home. She has enjoyed a diverse professional career – initially as a real estate broker until two
sons came along, Assistant Director of the first Main Street Beaufort program, Director of
Development at Beaufort Academy, twenty plus years in the wine industry, and a final stint as
rep and store manager for the Worth Collection. She is now living her dream! Driving ten
minutes to work with a delightful staff, surrounded by beautiful bling, seeing old friends, and
meeting new ones on a daily basis.

Megan Stokes, Marketing Director
Megan is a Beaufort native and feels blessed to live among the gorgeous Sea Islands. Megan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication from the College of Charleston and a minor in Health.

Megan enjoys spending time on the boat with her husband, Brandon, trying new restaurants, blogging, and interior decorating.

Evans Simons
Evans is a lowcountry native. Born in nearby Walterboro, SC, he has lived in Beaufort for over thirty years. Most of those years were spent in the automotive business -- he managed a few local Honda dealerships for twenty-four years, and has luxury car experience with BMW and Jaguar.

Evans enjoys anything with a motor: cars, boats, motorcycles, etc.! He has been with us since July of 2014 and enjoys working with the great folks in Beaufort and our family staff.

 

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