“Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.”
~ Henry David Thoreau
Owner, GIA Graduate Gemologist, Designer, Goldsmith
1994, Ken and Patsy Saatjian established the Jewelry Studio in Bozeman, Montana.
From New Mexico to California to Montana, Ken has over 30 years of experience
and expertise as a jewelry designer, goldsmith, diamond setter and gemologist. He has experience in both
jewelry manufacturing and retail jewelry. Ken was highly trained through
the world-renowned Gemological Institute of America in California as a jewelry
designer and graduate gemologist. His
passion is creating unusual, one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect an individual’s
unique personality and lifestyle. Ken
is fascinated with gemology and loves working with rare, spectacular and
exquisitely cut gemstones. Come to Jewelry Studio and allow Ken to
reveal to you a completely new world of fine jewelry appreciation.
Patsy Kimball Saatjian
Owner, Studio Manager, Marketing and Special Events
Patsy is a proud fourth
generation Montana native. After receiving a Master’s Degree in Education,
teaching school for two decades, and living away from Montana for 15 years -
Patsy was eager for a change of career and lifestyle.
She started the process by encouraging husband, Ken, to
start his own jewelry studio in her home state of Montana… where they had first
Now Patsy works full time at Jewelry Studio with her
family and friends.
In addition to helping clients find the perfect
piece of jewelry, Patsy loves planning events and promotions that are both
imaginative and entertaining.
Ken and Patsy are hands-on
owners of their business.
They are personally involved in every detail of
their jewelry business.
They hand-select each piece of jewelry and every
gemstone placed in their showcases. The Saatjians
only choose pieces that they personally value for beauty, quality, and
Charles K. Saatjian
GIA Graduate Gemologist, Jewelry Designer, Goldsmith
After serving five years
in the U.S. Army, which included an extended 16 month combat tour in Iraq, Charles was
eager to join the family business and return to Bozeman.
Before joining the family business, his parents insisted
that Charles follow his father’s footsteps and obtain the best possible jewelry
training in the world.
Charles was a full-time student for two years at
the distinguished Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, California.
Charles was awarded the revered top full-ride scholarship
While at GIA, Charles received state-of-the-art training
in all facets of the jewelry industry. Charles became
proficient in diamond grading and gemstone identification.
He holds the prestigious title of GIA Graduate
Gemologist, which is internationally recognized as the hallmark of
accomplishment, credibility, and distinction with professionals within the
focused his attention on becoming skilled at the most technologically advanced
systems in the design and construction of fine jewelry.
Charles finds it extremely rewarding to help clients
design the ring or piece of their dreams. “We pride ourselves on
creating that special one-of-a-kind heirloom piece of jewelry and giving our
customers personalized custom designs of the highest possible quality.That is why we are known as Bozeman’s Bridal Specialist,” says Charles.
Charles, a graduate of Bozeman High School, is thankful to be back home in
Bozeman with his wife Krystle and their young daughter Ivy.
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