Long-time Ashland jeweler Gold & Gems Fine Jewelry has opened a second location at the Medford Center.

Long-time Ashland jeweler Gold & Gems Fine Jewelry has opened a second location at the Medford Center.

Retailer, designer, manufacturer and wholesaler Rich Hansen has operated the Ashland business for three decades. The new store is in the former J. Michael's Fine Jewelry location near Tinseltown.

Debbi Villers, Romey Cruise and Josh Gervais handle day-to-day operations at the Medford store, which features Hearts On Fire, Artcarved, Simon G, Scott Kay and other wedding ring brands.

The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday and the telephone number is 541-245-1585. The company's website is www.goldandgems.com.