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Our Achievements

Chavez Fine Jewelers Taos
The Best of Taos County 2003
The Best of Taos County 2004
The Best of Taos County 2007
The Best of Taos County 2008
The Best of Taos County 2009
The Best of Taos County 2010
-The Best of Taos County People's Choice Awards, The Taos News

Memberships
Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
Taos County Chamber of Commerce
Jewelers of America
American Gem Society
Independent Jewelers Organization


Our Achievements                     
Faustin "Tino" Chavez has received the following Certificates from the Gemological Institute of America:

-Diamond Courses
-Colored Stone Identification
and attended required Campus Courses at GIA

Volunteer Work:
President of the following committees:
Santa Fe Fiesta Council 1979, New Mexico Jewelers Association 1980, Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce 1981, Santa Fe Country Club 1985, DeVargas Center Merchants Association 1996-1997, Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association 2005-2006. Association consists of 400 members from Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico and was responsible for organizing two dozen golf tournaments in two dozen sites.

Also served on the following committees:
-College of Santa Fe Board of Trustees
-City of Santa Fe Sister Cities Committee
-City of Santa Fe Lodgers Tax Committee
-City of Santa Fe Tourism Committee
-Ranchos de Los Golondrinas Executive Board; Spanish Colonial Living Museum

Co-Founder of the City of Santa Fe Municipal Recreational Complex which includes a championship municipal 18 hole course, par 3 executive golf course, softball fields, baseball fields, soccer fields, and rugby fields.

Katrina Chavez has received the following Certificates
from the Gemological Institute of America:

-Gold and Precious Metals, September 1995
-Diamonds, February 1999
-Jewelry Essentials, April 2005
-Diamond Essentials, May 2005
-Colored Stone Essentials, May 2005


Our AchievementsKatrina Chavez received her diploma from the Gemological Institute of America for Accredited Jewelry Professional on May 2005.

What are some achievements you, your store or your employees have made?
In the duration of over 30 years of service to Santa Fe County, Taos County and surrounding areas, Chavez Fine Jewelers has established a loyal clientele, based on our fine reputation of honesty and craftsmanship.

We are proud to be the only Master Jeweler member in this area of the Independent Jewelers Organization.

Our staff includes a Registered Jeweler from the American Gem Society and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the Gemological Institute of America.