John Cryan Sr. was always a jack of all trades and frequently worked on watch repair. During the height of World War II, John Cryan Sr. decided he wanted to open a business that dealt with his passion… jewelry.
The business was established on the corner of Cheltenham and Ogontz Avenues in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the name John S. Cryan Jewelers.
John Cryan Sr. and his wife Pauline moved the store to Broad and Olney because of its busier nature.
Soon after World War II, John Cryan Sr. passed away, leaving the store to John Cryan Jr. to take over.John Cryan Jr. worked there until 1963.
John Cryan Jr. and Martha moved the store in 1964, to its current location in Southampton, Pennsylvania.
John Cryan III attended Bowman Technical where he met his wife, Sue, only a year later. At Bowman John learned classic American watch repair and Sue learned hand engraving and jewelry repair.
Keeping the business in the family, John S. Cryan III and his wife, Susan, took over the business.
John and Sue decided to renovate the store again by moving the door, gutting the showroom and redesigning the sign.
John Cryan IV graduated high school early and began working at the store with his parents.
John Cryan IV graduated from New Approach School for Jewelers. Since then he has worked with his parents at the Southampton location.
Celebrating over 78 years of business in the jewelry industry!
Our Customer’s Words
“Cryan Jewelers is a quality jeweler. John as well as the staff are very experienced and helpful. I have used Cryan’s for years. I’ve purchased quality gifts for Baptisms, Birthdays and Weddings. The service is outstanding when making new purchases or requesting repairs of keepsake pieces. Experienced and friendly business. Support local business.”
“The customer service was amazing and everyone was very kind. Went in there to get my engagement ring resized and they told me two weeks at the longest but called me the day after and it was already done! Turned out beautiful. Will definitely recommend and come here again.”
673 Second Street Pike
Southampton, PA 18966