Walton's Antique and Estate Jewelry

Family owned and operated in Historic Downtown Franklin, TN since 1974

(615) 790-0244

Our store began over forty years ago by Melba Walton, an entrepreneur who had a sincere passion for antique jewelry.  Today, Walton's Antique and Estate Jewelry has become a staple to the downtown Franklin community. Specializing in pre-1940's antique and estate pieces, Walton's maintains the foundation on which Melba created the store;  a place where all are welcome to share in the love and admiration for pieces of one of a kind jewelry.

STORE HOURS

We are open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 4:30pm.  Come on in and discover, or rekindle, your passion for antique jewelry! 

(CLOSED SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS)  

 

The History behind a diamond ring

You never know what you'll find when doing a little spring cleaning! An article from The Tennessean circa 1983 with quotes from Mike Walton and an image of Melba Walton modeling some of her favorite pieces. In the picture, Melba is wearing the same diamond ring that is now Julie Walton Garland's wedding ring! Shortly before this article, Melba's entire store inventory was stolen; hundreds of thousands of dollars of stunning antique jewelry. Two years later, she was contacted by the FBI when all of the pieces were discovered at a jewelry store in Phoenix. All the pieces were recovered, including this ring! Oh, the stories to be told!