When we first ran this video in November of 2010 it looked as though Roberto Agnolini, longtime propietor of Bryan & Scott Jewelers in downtown Colorado Springs, was about to shutter his venerable high-end design shop for good. But then he realized it would be more expensive to close the store than to keep it open and it was uncertain if or when it might happen. Until this past weekend, that is, as the remaining inventory was put up for auction.

Along with other venerable Tejon Street institutions like Chinook, The Whickerbill, Hathaway’s, and Michelle’s that have shuttered their doors over the past decade, Bryan & Scott will be sorely missed. According to The Gazette, Agnolini will continue to offer appraisal and design services. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.

 

4 Responses to A Fond Farewell to Bryan & Scott

  1. Mary Ellen says:

    Makes me sad!

  2. Georgia says:

    I was born and raised in CS (1951) and would like to list some of the other wonderful stores that have gone by the wayside:

    Kaufmans, Bains, Perkins-Shearer, Levines, Woolworths, Kress, Gray Rose, The Denver, May D&F, Young Creations, Fashion Bar, Hibbards, Chicos and Wilthorn West.

    Not to mention the Chief and Ute Theatres and the Opera House.

  3. karl says:

    What ever happened to Mark bryan or Efton ?

  4. sjdalnoky@comcast.net says:

    My mother and sister-in-law bought us a foursome of bronze statues, all musicians. They had elongated bodies, and are still displayed in our family room, over 20 years later. We have bought occasionals from there from time to time, and will miss the unique beauty of just walking in the door.

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