ABOUT US

Proud to be serving the Calgary Community for nine decades. We have built our reputation on trust, integrity and excellence. Throughout three generations, the Anderson family has provided Calgary with their fine jewellery, designer lines, Swiss watch boutiques and giftware. While staying true to Calgary’s heritage we continue to grow and strive with a forever changing city.

WALK IN AND BROWSE

J. Vair Anderson has been serving the Calgary Community for over 88 years. We have built our reputation on trust, integrity and excellence. Throughout three generations, the Anderson family has provided Calgary with their fine jewellery, designer lines, Swiss watch boutiques and giftware.

DOWNTOWN CALGARY

While staying true to Calgary’s heritage, J. Vair also continues to grow and strive with a forever changing city. With qualified staff, J. Vair endeavours to offer its customers excellent service and a truly memorable experience.

1925

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN

J. Vair chooses to embark on opening his own jewellery store after working with Calgary Jeweller D.E. Black for over a decade. The store opened at 108, 8th Ave S.W.

1936

THE APPRENTICES

Weathering the depression by focusing on watch repairs, J. Vair welcomes his sons, Gordon and Les
as apprentices in the business.

1945

FAMILY BUSINESS

Upon completing their tours of duty in WWII, Les chose to pursue a career as a pilot while Gordon joins the family business.

1972

THE NEXT GENERATION

Gordon’s son Ken became the next generation to enter the family business. The three generations worked along side each other at their new store 810, 1st Ave S.W.

1978

THE DOWNTOWN CORE

J. Vair Anderson moved to a new location in the
downtown core at TD Square

1999

DOWNTOWN CALGARY

he most recent move brought J. Vair Anderson to its’ current location at 409, 3rd Street S.W.

2015

90 YEARS OF BUSINESS

 J. Vair Anderson celebrated 90 years of business, as well as, being one of the oldest members of the Calgary Chamber of Commerce.

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