Our range of services includes custom design, jewelry restyling, appraisals, repairs, and hand engraving. We also offer unique ready to wear collections for men, women and children for all your gifting needs. We are gem specialists with over 30 years experience in procuring the finest in diamonds and colored stones and educating our clients in making investment and value based purchases. At the gallery, we exhibit the works of extraordinary fine artists who are creating work with a fresh perspective. Join us for an opening night event featuring new and established artists. Call us for an appointment to view our latest art showing or to inquire on our fine art consultation service.
Jewelry designer Tammy Kohl is a pioneer in Chicago’s West Loop opening Takohl – A Gallery of Exceptional Jewels – in 1987. Since then she has been showcasing her award winning unique collections of silver, gold and platinum jewels to clients locally and around the world. Our goal is to create affordable pieces with sentimental value for our customers. For appointments, personal assistance, or to answer any questions you may have, please call 312-421-6222.
Meet the Team
Tammy Kohl is a visionary, artist, inventor and entrepreneur. Her work is based on the premise that life should be filled with art, gratitude, positive energy.
Her true gift is her intuitive ability to collaborate with clients and create pieces that are tailored to the individual and their sense of style. She is inspired by the connections she makes with her clients, empowering them to participate in the design process and helping them bring their love, celebrations and personal milestones to life with the perfect jewels.
As a visionary artist who is always updating her craft, Tammy is skilled at combining her love of sculpture with her expertise in gems and diamonds. Her artistic talents combined with an extensive knowledge of the history and construction of fine jewelry enables her to design pieces in any style, from antiquity to ultra-modern and everything in between.
Takohl’s Gallery Manager joins us with a long history in luxury retail, jewelry, wholesale and business management. Her duties include buying metals, gems and materials for production, overseeing the custom design process and working with our partner jewelers to keep our orders flowing all while maintaining the gracious one on one service that Takohl is known for. Long term objectives include expanding marketing and the companies online presence to keep Takohl at the forefront of the industry.
Takohl’s Digital Media Manager, Chris, has a background in digital and social media marketing, previously working within fine jewelry and events he brings his skillset to Takohl to help facilitate all digital projects for the brand. On an average day you can find him snapping pictures, writing copy, and crafting eye catching emails full of show stopping jewels. Outside the gallery he can usually be found picnicking in Palmer Square or Wicker Park in the summer or cozied up at a wine bar in the winter!
Takohl’s Gallery Assistant comes with a diverse background in television and event production. Having previously assisted dedicated entrepreneurs and creative teams, Jocelyn makes it her duty to be an asset to Tammy and Nadja whenever needed. This includes party and event coordination, general business administration, and day to day duties.