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Lessons about Legacy from Dad
 As a family-owned business serving the Nashville area for three generations, our legacy means everything to us. Walton's Antique and Estate Jewelry was founded by Melba Walton in 1974, and starting with our move in the early 80s to our...
Meet the Women of Walton's
Celebrating International Women’s Day with a look back at our history.  In 1975, it was a different world for women…  They couldn’t enroll at Harvard, become an astronaut, or in some cases even serve on a jury with men.  But...
Special Announcement: Transforming Walton's!
We are thrilled to announce that our highly anticipated showroom remodel will begin on March 21st! During the most extensive part of our renovation (March 21st through April 8th), virtual appointments will continue to be available during our business hours....
The Jewelry Connoisseur Podcast by Rapaport
The Jewelry Connoisseur Podcast is brought to you by the Rapaport Magazine team, the jewelry industry’s leading wholesale publication. The Jewelry Connoisseur Podcast is dedicated to estate jewels, featuring guests including estate dealers, historians, and best-selling authors. Episode 11: The...
A Note for Our Walton's Family About COVID-19
Dear Customers, Followers, and Friends, I want to take the opportunity to reach out to let you know how we are responding to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) here at Walton’s Antique Jewelry. With our guests, associates, and their families at...
Heather Durham Photography: A Q&A with Walton's Jewelry
You must take a moment to read this fabulous blog post by one of our all time favorite photographers, Heather Durham Photography! It's a fun Q&A with Julie Walton Garland, and showcases a STUNNING style shoot Heather did with some of...
James Walton Garland
If you haven't yet heard the news, The Walton's Antique Jewelry Family grew by two tiny feet on July 6th, 2018. For all of our wonderful customers that have watched and invested in Julie Walton Garland and Pat through the anticipation of...
Jack Walton Jr.
The world lost a wonderful man this past Sunday. For those of you who were lucky to have known Jack Walton Jr, you know just how special he was. He cared deeply about his family, friends and his community. We...
2018 Sizzle Awards
We’re feeling the love!!! ❤️ Thank you to all those who voted for us in the 2018 Sizzle Awards! Not a day goes by that we aren’t extremely grateful to be a part of the Downtown Franklin community and for each and every...
Facebook Business Council
Always an honor and a privilege to work with the wonderful people of Facebook and the other inspiring small businesses on the council. It’s been an incredible year, the best is yet to come! Thank you all for your continued...
The Big Fake Wedding
We are thrilled to have been hand selected to take part in Nashville's The Big Fake Wedding on March 29th at Covey Rise! We will be outfitting one lucky bride and her bridesmaids as well as the groom with fabulous...
A Beautiful Man - Jack Walton Sr.
Photography by Timothy Ditzler, "What a beautiful man."  You may recognize Jack Walton Sr. as the gentleman who would sit on the bench on Main Street in front of Emmaline and chat with strangers passing by.  He would ask them where...
2017 Las Vegas Antique Jewelry Show
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. But what's purchased in Vegas... comes back to Franklin, TN!! We are bringing in a wide selection of fabulous antique jewels from the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry Show! They will start being added...
Walton's Goes to Facebook
"Behind every business is a person, and behind every person is a story." We are thrilled to announce that Facebook has hand-selected our very own, Julie Walton Garland, to be a part of its 2017 Small Business Council, a unique collection...
Big Things Happening
We've got some big things on the horizon at Walton's! Be sure to "Join the Walton's Family" email list to get the inside scoop! But for now, here's a little sneak peek... #staytuned
Julie Walton Garland, GIA Graduate Gemologist
Congratulations (officially!) to our newest GIA Graduate Gemologist, our very own, Julie Walton Garland!  Before Melba Walton (Julie's grandmother who started the store over 42 years ago) passed, she had set aside her gold loupe to be given to Julie...
Victoria at the Franklin Theatre
Are you mesmerized by the Victorian era or were you a fan of Downton Abbey? Then you're not going to want to miss the advanced screening of "Victoria" at The Franklin Theatre on December 11th! Attendees will see the first episode of Victoria...
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...
Our "Nashville" Cameo
On last night's episode of Nashville, one of our stunning Victorian era cameos made an appearance as a treasured piece that once belonged to Rayna's mother! In the scene, Rayna was going through her jewelry box, showing Luke the cameo, saying "My...
A Walton's Favorite Has Found a New Home
One of our wonderful customers and Facebook friends, Catherine, went home yesterday with a Walton's favorite for the past four years; this stunning Art Deco elongated diamond and blue zircon ring! It may look familiar as we have used it...
The Ladies of Walton's Favorite Pieces
We often get asked what our favorite pieces are since we work in a place filled with such stunning antique jewels. So, we've decided to share with you our own favorite Walton's pieces from our personal jewelry boxes!   On...

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