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About Us

At Molenaar Jewelers, expect a personal experience like no other. The Molenaar Jewelers team is committed to learning the desires of your heart and matching you with the perfect jewelry. Established in 1941, Molenaar Jewelers has been providing the finest jewelry and unmatched expertise ever since.

Whether it’s an ocean blue sapphire, a fire-red ruby, or a radiant diamond, jewelry is more than just a possession – it is and should be a reflection of your heart. The jewelry you wear or give tells your story, giving life, light, and color to your cherished memories.

Molenaar Jewelers prides itself on finding the best sources of the most beautiful jewelry the world has to offer – from Italy to Israel, Africa to India, Belgium to Australia and beyond. With worldwide connections, we are committed to finding unsurpassed excellence in every piece of jewelry.

Find jewelry that reflects you at Molenaar Jewelers.

Our team:

Susie Molenaar Butterfield – Owner


Susie is a second generation jeweler and purchased her store from her parents in 1984.  She graduated with a Business Management degree from the University of Idaho and earned a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America and a Certified Gemologist degree from the American Gem Society.

A dream came true on December 2006 with the opening of her new free-standing jewelry store.  The new, larger, modern 4000 square-foot store showcases the expansion of the beautiful designer jewelry lines and one-of-a-kind pieces.  Susie’s goal is to exceed your expectations with our exquisite selection of designer jewelry and unsurpassed customer service.

Susie travels to Antwerp, Belgium in search of the highest quality diamonds at the most competitive prices.  She takes pre-orders from her clients and acts as a personal shopper on their behalf.  Susie loves working with each generation of her wonderful clients to help them select the perfect piece of jewelry to enjoy in their everyday life and give the perfect gift to their family and friends on their special occasions.  She treasures the friendships she has built throughout the years.

She is an active member of our Community and strongly supports Children’s Health and Education.  She enjoys spending time in McCall, Idaho and attending many sporting events with her wonderful husband, Scott of twenty-eight years and their three sons, Tyler, Jake and Sam.


Lori Daniels – Store Manager

head_shots_001Lori’s passion for excellence was developed through many years of serving clients.  She joined the Molenaar team in 2006 as the Store Manager.  She is dedicated to keeping the store running smoothly and is passionate about assisting her clients and building lasting relationships.  She is a trusted jewelry adviser, attaining her Diamond Grading Certificate through the Gemologist Institute of America and receiving a Certified Sales Associate Degree through the American Gem Society.  She enjoys going on buying trips with the owner and purchasing the fabulous fine jewelry Molenaar Jewelers offers.  In her free time, Lori enjoys shopping, traveling and spending time with her husband of 30 years, her 3 amazing children and wonderful friends.

Judy Reyes

head_shots_006Judy has been with Molenaar Jewelers since 2005. Her passion is to provide the best possible service to all of our clients; past, present and future. She carries a degree with the American Gem Society and prides herself in her knowledge and merchandising of exquisite jewelry. Judy has a husband, two children and an amazing granddaughter, Aryana, who is truly the love of her life.  When she is not at the store she is enjoying the great outdoors with her family.
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Susan Kuehl

Susan Kuehl photoSusan’s love of excellence in design, originality, innovation, and craftsmanship makes her a perfect fit for the Molenaar team. She graduated from Pepperdine University and has a background in design. She has great enthusiasm for the constantly evolving world of jewelry and cultivating lasting relationships with the customers who share such important moments in their life.  She views jewelry as art and enjoys finding the perfect piece to complement each persons unique style.

Jackie Molenaar Hagood

head_shots_111Being brought up in the family jewelry business and having owned her own store for 22 years, Jackie, now semi-retired, enjoys working with her sister part-time behind the scenes.  Her attention to detail and organizational skills make her a wonderful asset to the store.   Jackie’s laughter and fun-loving attitude make her a joy to be around.  In her off time, Jackie enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with her husband, Mike of 21 years and their beautiful daughter, Jade.