Kailee Swift is the creative mind behind Hamilton Jewelry Inc., located in Chicago’s historic Jeweler’s Row in the world-famous Mallers Building. Kailee opened Hamilton Jewelry because she wanted to design fine jewelry in a boutique setting. Kailee focuses on providing education to her clients, producing well-crafted jewelry, and finding that unique diamond in the rough at a great value.
Kailee began her professional career as a high fashion clothing designer, where she built a client base for what would eventually become her full-time fine jewelry business. In 1997, following her passion for fine jewelry, Kailee took on Hamilton Jewelry and officially opened the doors to her dream studio. She began traveling the world looking for design inspiration and suppliers that shared her vision for quality and craftsmanship. As a result, Kailee is recognized throughout the industry as a reputable and highly ethical source for her exquisite jewelry.
Kailee follows the GIA, Gemological Institute of America, guidelines when working with diamonds, pearls, and other precious stones. She is current on all industry standards and works closely with diamond and gemstone dealers, metal-crafters, and other vendors and specialists. In addition, she fosters relationships with artisans, so the work to be done is guaranteed to be of the highest standards.
Kailee insists on meeting with each client personally and takes the time to get to know each person. She views every client as ‘family,’ considering creating something precious for them that will undoubtedly become cherished family heirlooms. She believes in finding what each client wants, using her years of experience, and sourcing the best metals and stones. Her goal is to achieve the perfect custom jewelry design that is unique and fashionable.
Kailee is an enthusiastic business owner, artist, and designer. A wife and mother, she has been involved in her community for over thirty years. She donates her time and creations, annually associated with dozens of philanthropic events throughout the city. Her fundraising efforts have supported numerous local and national charities. In addition, she has been a partner and a long-standing supporter of the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF). She annually travels to each of the MRF regional galas to support their fundraising efforts.
Contact Hamilton Jewelry today and meet with Kailee to begin the creative process. Clients are involved in each step of the design process, and upon final approval, Kailee’s team will create that beautiful one-of-a-kind piece of wearable art perfect for you or someone you love.