For over 30 years, Cazenovia Jewelry by Ralph Monforte has been dedicated to providing the best quality jewelry in Central New York. Every collection and designer has been chosen for showcase because of superior quality and beauty Ralph knows his customers value. And just like each unique piece of jewelry, every employee has been hand selected for the exceptional skills they have learned through years of practice in the industry. The result of this culmination of quality, beauty, and expertise is a jewelry shopping experience unlike any other.


Ralph Monforte

Ralph Monforte’s passion for the past 38 years has been to ensure that all his customers receive the best service, value, style, and selection of jewelry in Central New York.

His specialty is the ability to appraise jewelry, including identifying and valuing gems and precious metals, with ease. And even though, Ralph Monforte tends to favor collections from Italy, like Nomination and Leslie’s, his favorite piece will always be the classic solitaire diamond engagement ring.

Lesley Roberts

With 15 years of experience, Lesley Roberts has perfected the skill of building long lasting relationships with customers and vendors. Because of this, she is able to provide each customer the attention needed to find the perfect piece of jewelry.

Renee Tousaw

Reneé Tousaw has accrued 20 years’ experience in the craft of merchandising and displays.

She has dedicated herself in creating a welcoming friendly environment in the store to ensure customers will enjoy every experience they have with Cazenovia Jewelry.

Leah Coe

Leah Coe-Howard is more than just a sales consultant with 13 years’ experience; she is also a trained jeweler in both settings and fabrication.

Her specialty lies in her ability to communicate with customers to understand exactly what they desire and produce exceptional designs and custom execution to fit their needs. She pours her heart into every piece she makes.

Rob Perechov

With 34 years spent in jewelry repair, Rob Perechov is an expert in gemstone settings and engravings.

Anything from settings and sizing to inner ring engraving and monograming, Rob has the creative and technical skills to handle your special piece of jewelry with care and expertise.

Renee Meredith

Renee Meredith is a newer member of the Cazenovia Jewelry family and the jewelry industry. With prior experience in the healthcare industry, followed by technology support, made the shift to retail in 2013 during the busy Christmas season and is happy to have stayed on. She works as a sales associate as well as managing Cazenovia’s social media presence.

It is a pleasure to work in a local business that is so focused on excellence and at the same time involved in and supportive of the community.

Cazenovia Jewelry can help to make your custom jewelry design a reality. Schedule an appointment to see how we can help.


49 Albany Street
Cazenovia, New York 13035
Phone: 315.655.9114

OPEN 10AM to 5PM, Monday – Saturday


533 Towne Drive
Fayetteville, New York 13066
Phone: 315.637.3288

OPEN 10AM to 6PM, Monday – Friday
OPEN 10AM to 5PM, Saturdays
CLOSED Sundays

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