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Harris Originals of IL, Inc

Phone: (800) 989-7732 View Additional Phone Numbers 6170 Grand Ave 675, Gurnee, IL 60031

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Harris Originals of IL, Inc, is a jeweler with a focus on providing jewelry and accessories for members of the military and their families. Located in Gurnee, IL, this company serves the northern suburbs of Chicago, including Great Lakes, Waukegan, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, Zion, North Chicago, Lake Forest, Grayslake, Lindenhurst, Round Lake, Grandwood Park, Venetian Village, and Wadsworth. The company was formed in 1955 by Marine and World War II veteran Jerome L Harris with the intent to provide jewelry with reasonable payment terms for veterans and US military service members. The company runs a program called Operation Teddy Bear which sells teddy bears in uniforms fashioned after each branch of the military; a portion of the proceeds provides care packages to troops on active duty.

This company sells a variety of jewelry, including bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces, and watches. Their bridal selection includes bridal sets, engagement rings, promise rings, wedding bands, wraps, and solitaires. They also sell gift sets and collections dedicated to specific audiences, including those intended for mothers, fathers, and men's fashion. Both their wedding and gift sets collections include dress blues, intended for use with the Marine Corps formal uniform. Harris Originals ships to APO and FPO boxes and includes an extended return policy for APO and FPO boxes. Special credit options are available for active-duty military members and veterans.

Visit the website for Harris Originals of IL to learn more about their discounts and special offers for military affiliated individuals, read about their Operation Teddy Bear campaign, and browse their selection of jewelry and watches.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

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Additional Information

BBB file opened: October 07, 2008 Business started: 01/01/1955 Business started locally: 01/01/1955 Business incorporated 01/01/1989 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Beverly Harris, President & CEO
Contact Information
Principal: Beverly Harris, President & CEO
Number of Employees


Business Category

Jewelers - Retail Jewelry Stores (NAICS: 448310)

Alternate Business Names
Harris Jewelry

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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