Manuel "Manny" Rodriguez

Manuel "Manny" Rodriguez
Position:
Bench Jeweler

Manny has over 32 years of experience in the jewelry business. He migrated to El Dorado, Arkansas in October 2017 to take the position of Bench Jeweler at Murphy-Pitard. He is a self-described “old school goldsmith” specializing as a bench jeweler and stone setter. Manny attended Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas to become a horologist. Subsequently, while working at a Sterling Jewelers in Dallas, he found himself at the bench repairing, setting and resizing for the store. Manny apprenticed under seven Master Jewelers and venerates the trade. In his spare time, he focuses on his first love, clock making. He is also a master calligrapher and enjoys advanced origami. Needless to say, you're treasures are in steadfast and experienced hands with Manny.