Craftsmanship and quality since 1989
At 6 years old Lisa was given a piece of wax by her mother from a friend who was a jewelry designer. Her mother asked Lisa to make something she wanted to see at the fair that evening. Lisa fashioned the wax into a clown. Her mother Madeleine had the wax cast in bronze and is convinced that, that was the beginning of Lisa’s love of designing jewelry. Lisa first started casting jewelry in her father’s workshop. Lisa craving waxes and she used a centrifuge to produce her pieces. Then setting the gemstones and finishing her designs. Lisa had many customers and had been working out of her home studio Her father told her, “Lisa YOU NEED A STORE” He bought the building at 214 Main Street in downtown Chico and redesigned and that became Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds. For over thirty years Lisa and Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds have been known for its one of a kind custom jewelry. Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds specializes in men’s and woman’s jewelry of all kinds. Our clientele seems to be self-purchasing men and women who appreciate the uniqueness of our one of a kind design.
Lisa Nolta one of the owners of, Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds and designer of her own Lisa Nolta Designs took 1st place in American Gem Trade Association, Spectrum Award in 2004.
Lisa designed custom, rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. You can feel and see the quality of each piece. Lisa created a multimillion dollar business If you hold one of her custom rings or jewelry you can feel the value and see the beauty.
Since our founding in 1989, Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds has established itself as one of California’s premier independent jeweler. However, it has been
Mona has been in the jewelry business her entire career (30 years) Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds is proud to have Mona. Her enthusiasm and knowledge of the business
Gabrielle Ferrar Diamonds is fortunate to have Jean Claude as our master jeweler. Jean has designed jeweler for Harry