well established and here for you
Pam Duke moved to Florida in 1990 and spent
20 years employed by an insurance company
where she learned computer customer service
and management skills. After marrying Evan Duke,
she started working at Classic Creations handling
bookkeeping and helping to run the business. In 2015, she designed and created Nau-T-Girl Jewelry, a nautical jewelry line. Nau-T girl is now being sold in over 30 stores in the US, online & on Amazon. Pam has 3 children and loves spending time on the water with her family and friends.
Born in Baltimore MD, after High School, Sylvia
completed the Radiologic Technology program at
Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She and her husband
moved to Venice in 1981 and opened “Venice Jewelry
& Coin Exchange, Inc.” While building a business, she
also volunteered as room mother at Venice Elementary & PALS volunteer at Venice Middle. In November 1989 they opened “Classic Creations in Diamonds & Gold, Inc” in the Venice Village Shoppes. On April 1, 2010 they opened the freestanding location that you see today located at 2389 Tamiami Trail S.
- Total of 40 years retail management.
- Married, 8 children, and 12 grandchildren
- Hobbies – hunting and fishing
- Military veteran – USMC and Army
Vicki has been part of the CCDG family for over 10 years. She has extensive knowledge of antiques and collectibles. Vicki enjoys helping our customers determine the value of their family heirlooms.
Repair & Service Manger
Galen began working in the jewelry industry at an early age with his father. He attended Jewelers School in Jupiter FL. He has been a part of the CCDG family for over 10 years.
Jeff is a third generation goldsmith. He started his apprenticeship back in the 70’s where he learned intricate hand skills of fabrication, custom repairs, manufacturing & stone setting.
Karen has been in fine jewelry sales for over 22 years. She is accredited and certified with GIA and The Diamond Council of America. Her goal is always to help her customers find that “perfect forever” piece.
Florence has sales & management experience for over 25 years. She has moved to FL from TN and you cannot miss her Southern charm. She is passionate about customer service and making sure all our clients leave here happy.
Lead Sales Associate
Steven joined our CCDG family in 2013. He has over 20 years of experience in the jewelry industry. Originally from NJ, came to us as a former Senior Manager for Littman Jewelry Stores.
Born and raised in Savannah, GA, and moved to Venice in 2001, Jamie has worked in the hospitality business all his life. He began working in the retail and the pawn business in 2010 and joined the CCDG family in 2020 working in Coins, Loans & Collectables. Be sure to ask him anything. His head is full of useless knowledge and random trivia. Jamie is a gun enthusiast, enjoys deep sea fishing, and spending time with his family.
Born & raised in Boston, MA then we moved to FL. I have worked in retail management for over 13 years. My goal is to provide 5-star customer service to all the people I meet in our showroom to ensure they will always come back to Classic Creations!