"No one has more knowledge, experience or contacts in the jewelry business"

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About Barry

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As a third-generation diamond and fine jewelry expert, Barry Zale knows this business.

A graduate of the Marine Military Academy, Zale attended the University of Texas in Austin, with further studies at St. Edwards University.

From 1974 to 1986, he worked at Zale Corporation, then the world's largest retail jeweler. Living and working in 24 states and 14 countries, Barry held various positions from Store Manager to Regional Vice President of Store Operations, Diamond Grading/Cutting/Polishing; as well as Vice President of Product Services in the corporation's New York offices.

In 1988 , Barry Zale served as Co-President of Capitol Entertainment, a Blockbuster Video franchisee for the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. During that time, Capitol Entertainment grew from a single store to over 100 stores, becoming the largest domestic franchise in the Blockbuster Video system.

From 1995 to 2003. Barry returned to the jewelry business as owner of Barry Zale Fine Jewelry, a Guild level jewelry and giftware store located in Dallas Texas. (It was also not affiliated with Zale Jewelers).

His civic associations include service on the Board of Reeds Jewelers, a publicly traded corporation; Golden Acres, Jewish Family Service of Dallas; the Marine Military Academy; and Zale Foundations, to name a few.

Zale and his wife, Cindy, reside in Dallas, Texas and are the parents of Ben, Molly, Matthew, Betsy, Jourdan, and Taylor.

Credentials

Antwerp Belgium Diamond Bourse
Graduate Gemologist

Past Member:

AGS American Gem Society

Jewelers of America Panelist

SCULL

Continental Buying Group

Consultant to Heritage Auction House Fine Jewelry

Corporate consultant to Active Capital LTD

Bernard Pasmann -Interim CEO

Gemological retailing Expert witness

 

Diamond Industry Golbal Network Includes:
Hong Kong, New York, Antwerp, Tel Aviv, India and Moscow


Merchandise categories include:
designer brands, fine and fashion jewelry, watches, diamonds, and gemstones.

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What Our Clients Say

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Barry is one of the most down to earth, non-pretentious people you’ll ever meet. His knowledge of the Jewelry Industry is unique and insightful. The training he received took him to all the major diamond and jewelry capitals of the world. His reputation is flawless and his commitment to ethics and high standards are well known throughout the industry. Barry is a true pleasure to know and work with.


Isaac J. - Diamond Trading Company Sightholder


Contact Us

Barry Zale Jewelry Merchant Services
8409 Pickwick Lane #171
Dallas, Texas 75225
Phone: 214.444.9253
Email: info@barryzale.com