the owner of Atef Fine Jeweler
has over 40 years of experience
in fine jewelry designs and production.
Atef family is from a beautiful small town in Syria on the mountain east the Mediterranean sea called Mashta Al Helou. Atef's father worked at the post office. The family had to move in to few cities inside Syria.
Atef was born in 1957 in a very old city called Balmyra (pronounced Taddmor in Arabic) in the Syrian desert and he was raised in the ancient city of Aleppo
(called Halab in Arabic).
When Atef was in high school he always fantasize about being a journalist and write about what makes the world a better place to live. In 1976 Atef started his education college to get his degree in economics at Aleppo university. In the summer of 1977 he turned his wheel 180 degrees and he becomes a Prentice in a jewelry shop in Aleppo. Atef tried to make some money while earning his degree. After he graduated he kept working as a Prentice making jewelry for few more years. Atef got on his own and started his own shop. It didn't take a long time, he expanded his operation to include supplying others with his hand crafted jewelry retailers in Aleppo City.
In 1988 Atef emigrated to United States of America and after short time Atef went to work for some of the leading jewelry companies in the U.S and quickly become known for his elegant designs and fine craftsmanship.
Syria-born, Atef Bolos became a United States citizen (iberkshires.com)
In the year 1994 Atef started his own shop in Albany NY making jewelry for the jewelry retailers in the North East.
In November 1998 Atef started Atef Fine Jeweler in North Adams Massachusetts in concourse at 85 Main Street. In November 2002 Atef Fine Jeweler moved to 101 Main Street in North Adams where he continues to provide the community with beautiful jewelry product and serves as good as gold.
In November 2003 Atef officially become United States citizen and was honored with a community celebration. Atef was presented with gifts from both the city and the state in commemoration of his citizenship.
In April 2016 Atef Fine Jeweler moved to a new location 296 Main Street Williamstown Massachusetts. Atef still makes beautiful jewelry product and serves as good as gold.