Staff Bios

Elizabeth McNeill


Liz is the oldest daughter of Steve McNeill and has his

same contagious laughter.  She is the first woman in 

the McNeill line to head the family store. Liz is a 2001 graduate

of Herrin High School. She is friendly, outgoing and wants you to

be a friend as well as a customer. First and foremost, she always

wants you to be happy.

Robin Vinyard


Robin is a 1991 graduate of Herrin High school and has been

working in the jewelry industry since 1993. She has been on staff

at Diamond Designs since 2001. She is a Certified Diamontologist

and is a GIA alumnus. She performs all of the pearl and bead stringing

as well as all engraving. Robin has a vast knowledge that spans everything

from repairs to sales.

Amanda McRaven

Sales Associate

Amanda grew up as a daughter of a serviceman and has lived and worked

around the US and in Germany. She has over 30 years of customer service

experience including jewelry crafting. Her unique style and creativity will

help you select the jewelry you’ve been dreaming about.

Shaunda Hale

Sales Associate

Shaunda has a history in the banking industry and has made the

switch to jewelry. Her kind disposition and attention to datail will

be a plus when it comes to picking out your next piece.

Tony Craig

Tony is and accomplished jeweler with over 30 years of jewelry experience

Village Jeweler in Marion. After the owner’s retirement, Tony began

working at Diamond Designs in 2009. He is skilled at setting stones,

metal work and just about any type of jewelry repair.