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Ben Blakeman

Ben is a graduate gemologist and our bridal specialist at Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry. He takes pride in ensuring that every customer is thrilled with their important lifelong purchase!
When not at the store, he can be found on the golf course or tennis courts.

Contact Ben to set up a diamond appointment by emailing

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Don Blakeman

Don is the founder and president of Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry. When not at work, he can be found at Beaver Lake with his wife, Lynn and their dog Jack.

Contact Don by emailing


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Burt Wilkinson

Burt is the Rolex timepiece specialist at Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry. When not at work, Burt’s out riding his bike in Siloam Springs or playing tennis with his sons.

Contact Burt with any timepiece-related inquiries by emailing

Josh Blakeman

Josh is a certified bench jeweler and gemologist at Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry. He has been hard at work building his custom showcase as well as one-of-a-kind pieces for customers. Stop by the shop or make an appointment to begin your own custom creation. 

Contact Josh by calling 479-845-0088.

Sydney Anderson

Sydney is a communications major from the University of Arkansas and our social media and marketing specialist. She loves working in such a fun environment and takes joy in representing Blakeman’s in and out of the store. Sydney also loves keeping up with today’s jewelry trends and ensuring the store has the best selection.

Contact Sydney to learn what’s new at Blakeman’s by emailing

Loretta Dunivan

Loretta has been with Blakeman’s Fine Jewelry since the first day and is our anniversary celebration specialist. When not at work, she can be found riding in street rods around Northwest Arkansas.

Contact Loretta to create a wish list for your next special occasion by calling 479-845-0088.


Jacqueline Cockrell

Jacqueline is a former Blakeman’s Bride herself so Blakeman’s was an obvious choice when asked to join the team. She loves jewelry and fashion and has a keen eye for today’s trends. When not at the store you can find Jacqueline cheering on the Hogs with her husband Craig and enjoying live music at the AMP.

Contact Jacqueline for all your styling needs by emailing


Cassie is the Blakeman’s store greeter. When she’s not at the store, Cassie is likely making friends and lobbying for food.