My name is Bob Barnes.
I have been involved in the
jewelry industry since 1961. I have owned and operated jewelry
stores in Bridgeport, Fairfield, and Stamford Connecticut until my retirement in
I am a decorated U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam (1966-1967) and am
a graduate of the University of Buffalo (1968) and have attended MBA curriculum
at both Fordham and Southern Connecticut Universities (1973-1974, & 2005).
Currently I supervise jewelry store promotional sales events such as anniversaries,
liquidations, bankruptcies, and going out of business. I represent one of the
largest jewelry store liquidation firms in the United States and have travelled
extensively and internationally assisting in such sales.
During these sales events I help store owners with inventory control, advertising,
personnel, and selling in order to maximize cash revenues and reduce excess
I also purchase Gold, Silver, and Diamonds, and help with the profitable
disposal of Family Heirlooms.