Cumberland County has no shortage of residents with unique talents and independent spirits.
From artists to mechanics, office workers to outdoor professionals, these entrepreneurs showcase the best of what businesses in the county have to offer.
Every week, The Sentinel’s Small Business Spotlight will feature these people and share their stories.
Discover your local connection through this series that focuses on small business owners in your own backyard and highlights the services they provide for their community.
Josh and Katrina Durham
Business Name: Parker Jewelers
Location: 300 E St., Carlisle
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Contact information: 717-249-3531
Q: Why did you want to start this kind of business?
A: We took over as third generation jewelers so that we could continue a family legacy and get to do what we love in making amazing jewelry.
Q: How did you get your start?
A: I started by helping my grandfather while I was in high school shortly after my grandmother passed away from cancer. I fell in love with the business and met my wife Katrina while in college learning how to make jewelry.
Q: What does your business sell or provide?
A: We create and sell amazing jewelry. We have everything from engagement rings to fashion jewelry to fine leather belts and wallets. We have something cool for everyone.
Q: What is the biggest challenge you are facing right now?
A: Our biggest challenge right now is keeping up with the demand for our one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.
Q: What is your favorite thing to do or place in Cumberland County?
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