Family businesses aren't a sure thing. Some last for many decades, while others disintegrate when the second or third generation members take the helm. One family business that's gaining strength as the years go by is the diamond business of the Samuelson family of Baltimore, Maryland.
Samuelson's opened by Milton Samuelson located at 902 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Store relocates to Corner of Baltimore and Paca Streets.
Ron Samuelson (Steve's Son) was born.
First website for Samuelson's Diamonds is launched at www.SamuelsonsDiamonds.com.
Ron launches the DiamondFans fanpage. Currently, one of the top jewelry pages on facebook with over 1.3 million fans.
Ron and David relocate the retail showroom to 419 West Baltimore Street (its current location), for the next step of Samuelson's Diamonds evolution.
Steve Samuelson joins his father Milton in the business.
Ron graduates from Emory University in Atlanta while studying alongside some of the largest diamond dealers in the south. He joins the family business and within six months becomes Samuelson's Diamonds top salesman.
David Dannenbaum (Steve's son-in-law and Ron's brother-in-law) joins Samuelson's Diamonds.
Changed domain name to
Featured as the "Best Place to Buy an Engagement Ring" – Baltimore City Paper.
Ron Featured in the Wall Street Journal.
Samuelson's opens jewelry buying office in Washington, D.C. www.SamuelsonsBuyers.com.
Featured as one of the best jewelry stores in Baltimore by CBS Baltimore.