Inside Argo’s: Jillian Kuzmin

Jill Kuzmin - Inside Argo'sWho is Jillian “Jill” Kuzmin?

A graduate of Columbus College of Art and Design with an eye for detail.

Jillian’s Position:

Repair Processor also known as “the master of the impossible”. She might not be seen on the floor as much as the sales staff but she is behind every piece that is repaired or altered in the store. She is the liaison between the customer and the jeweler.

Favorite part of the job?

Making customers happy. I love that we are able to restore heirloom pieces. It is a special moment when the customer comes to pick up their item and is in awe about how it turned out!

When you aren’t at Argo’s?

I binge watch Netflix.

How do you sparkle?

I wear my staple pieces. I enjoy basics and dainty pieces.

Why Argo’s?

I am surrounded by beautiful and exceptionally made pieces every day. It is inspiring.

Vintage Earrings Columbus Oh Favorite Argo & Lehne piece?

I have a couple of favorites (it is very hard to narrow it down!) I love these vintage dangle french back, black enamel 14k earrings. They are the perfect combination of sweet and edgy. I also love our ruby eternity band. The color is so rich and wonderful. It would be beautiful in rose gold.

Do you have a signature piece?

My great grandmother’s pearl ring.

Local Hot Spots?

Jiu Thai – hand’s down best Chinese food in Columbus.


Jiu Thai, Olentangy Plaza on Bethel Road, spicy lamb.