J. Ortman Inc. proudly carries on the legacy of a 120 year, family-owned business renowned for its knowledge and expertise in diamonds, color stones and estate jewelry. Established in 1899, J.Ortman Inc. provides its clientele with rare and unique jewelry and gems—while always ensuring impeccable quality and service…. “We work with the same jewelry craftsmen as Tiffany, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Harry Winston, without charging the high retail prices.
J.Ortman Inc is a wholesale fine diamond and estate jewelry firm founded in 1899 by Julius Ortman and later run by his son, Jack Ortman (1912-1990). Today, it is operated under the leadership of Heidi Ortman Sheff (Jack’s granddaughter), whose commitment, expertise, and passion has made this diamond and precious stone company a distinguished name in fine jewelry.
A fourth generation member of the Ortman family, Heidi Ortman Sheff was fortunate to work with her grandfather for 6 years (1984-90) before he passed away. Today she is still active in the diamond, precious stone and fine jewelry industry. Having connections throughout the US, J.Ortman Inc is a premier source for buying, selling, and redesigning your jewelry and precious gems.