BBB Accredited Business Profile

Harris Originals of IL, Inc

Harris Originals of IL, Inc

(800) 989-7732

Harris Originals of IL, Inc

62 years in business
6170 Grand Ave 675
Gurnee, IL 60031-4551
Fax Numbers
  • (847) 855-9233
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (847) 855-9201
BBB File Opened: 10/07/2008
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
Business Category
  • Jewelers - Retail
  • NAICS: Jewelry Stores

Service Area
Alternate Business Names
  • Harris Jewelry
BBB accredited business



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.

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Harris Originals of IL, Inc