J. Ortman Inc A Legacy Of Four Generations

Jack Ortman
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 (Jack’s granddaughter) and Roger Sheff, whose commitment, expertise, and passion have made this diamond and precious stone company a distinguished name in fine jewelry. 
For generations, J. Ortman Inc. has been a premier source and expert for many of the worldʼs most affluent families and individuals. Private clients such as the Sultan of Brunei and numerous celebrities value the privacy and confidentiality of the firmʼs intimate upstairs Fifth Avenue setting as well as its one-on-one service. 



The Legacy Continues

A fourth generation member of the Ortman family, Heidi Ortman Sheff is a jewelry designer of extraordinary talent who loves to create one of a kind custom settings for your acquired gemstones. Roger and Heidi are also connoisseurs of precious stones, who both travel worldwide to purchase the rarest diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. 

Since the company has served the wholesale fine jewelry industry for 120 years, they have acquired outstanding knowledge and credibility during their long-term history. Along with being extremely service oriented, J.Ortman Inc. has one of the largest databases and sources worldwide to provide you with your most rare and unusual requests. 
Located today in both South Florida and New York City, J. Ortman Inc. also specializes in significant classic and estate jewelry, with an emphasis on the Art Deco and Retro periods. Many items in their past and present collections have a fascinating history and provenance. 
Since the company has served the wholesale fine jewelry industry for 120 years, they have acquired outstanding knowledge and credibility during their long-term history. Along with being extremely service oriented, J.Ortman Inc., has one of the largest databases and sources worldwide to provide you with your most rare and unusual requests.