Satterlee Jewelers made its Central Oregon debut in 1941 in downtown Redmond as "Satterlee Bros." Operated by Floyd Satterlee and his brother Lloyd, Satterlee Bros. boasted a small store front filled with simple jewelry styles and watches. As Central Oregon grew, so did the business, and in 1949 Satterlee Bros. moved north a few doors to a larger building and started selling jewelry in earnest.
Then in the 1950's Floyd moved to Prineville with his family and opened a second branch of the family-run business. Eventually Floyd's son, Doyle opened a third branch in Madras in 1961. In January of 1989, Floyd's grandson, Sean, took over operations of the last remaining branch, in Madras.
Along with his wife Keri, they grew the business, expanded the repair shop to encompass two jewelers, changed the name to Satterlee Jewelers, and began another era of the same simple principles of friendship and good quality service that Floyd and Lloyd had established years before. Sean even went on to garner two coveted regional Jewelry Design Awards for his jewelry designs in 1995 and 1997.
In December 2003 the business came full circle and returned to Redmond after a 30+ year absence. Ironically, the new location of Satterlee Jewelers is just several blocks north of the previous business location. In keeping in touch with their roots, the new store incorporated a taste of the Old West with a themed decor reminiscent of the gold mining days. Contemporary jewelry styles and modern techniques blend nicely here with pick axes, gold pans, mining hammers, powder kegs and more. The Satterlees enthusiastically invite you to come for a visit, but remind you that there is "no spittin', swearin', or gun-slingin' allowed!"