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Bailey's Greenville

It began as a love story: a love of jewelry and a deep love between two people. Bailey’s strong foundation was built by the admiration Clyde Sr. and “Mama” Ann Bailey had for each other and together, they opened Bailey’s in 1948. Clyde Sr. was a highly-skilled craftsmen and watchmaker, Ann, a full time working mother-very rare in those days. Their “marriage” of talent and hard work made a perfect match.

Tragically, Clyde Sr. died when he was only 46, Ann only 36. Ann Bailey had only one choice: “to keep on keepin’ on”. This motto propelled Ann to become the first female business owner/operator in Nash County. And while all the men in town had bets on when she would go out of business, Mama Ann says, “They didn’t know this girl!”  Ann’s conviction and perseverance was fed early in life, one that started hard and only got worse. Her father died when she was 2, her mother soon followed. Ann was sent to Oxford Orphanage at the age of eight. Tragedy struck several times in her life, but she decided early on that hard work was the best remedy for hardship. With unflagging determination and the help of her family, she built a sparkling empire from scratch. Read More


 

Voted Best Jewelry Store

The Independent Weekly

 

Voted Best Place to Buy Your Diamond

Greenville Times

 

Voted Best Jewelry Store

Cary Magazine

 

Voted Best Place to Buy Your Bling

Midtown Magazine

 

Voted Best Place to Buy Designer Jewelry

Metro Magazine

Voted Best Place to Buy Pearls

Metro Magazine

 

Voted Best Place to Buy a Wedding Gift

Greenville Times

 

Voted Best Place to Buy a Watch

Metro Magazine

 

Voted Cool Store

InStore Magazine

 

Voted Best Place to Buy Your Wedding Rings

Metro Magazine