Meet The Staff

Bella Dean - Creative Director

Bella, the vibrant third-generation torchbearer of Sparkling City Jewelers, proudly carries forward the rich legacy established by her mother, Crystal. Growing up amidst the twinkling gems and the artistry of fine jewelry, Bella has been intricately woven into the fabric of the family business from a young age. With a deep-rooted love for the world of jewelry and a genuine commitment to providing unrivaled customer service, she plays an instrumental role in the daily success of Sparkling City Jewelers.

True gems in the industry, Bella and her mother have passionately handpicked a captivating selection of fine jewelry for the store, ensuring that each piece reflects the store's commitment to quality and style. Her dedication extends to the custom design services offered at the store, allowing clients to create unique, one-of-a-kind pieces that mirror their personal tastes.

Bella's multifaceted passions and unwavering dedication continue to shape Sparkling City Jewelers into a cherished destination, where every client is welcomed with a sense of warmth and belonging.

Crystal Abastta - Store Owner

Sparkling city jewelers was originally started in Crystal's childhood home by her mother. Since 1975 Crystal has been a vital part of sparkling city jewelers. Working alongside her mother and helping to grow the business over the years. Crystal has a deep passion for jewelry and a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service to every client who walks through the door.

Over the years, she has helped Sparkling City Jewelers build a reputation for its high-quality jewelry and exceptional customer service. The store offers a wide selection of fine jewelry, that Crystal and her daughter hand picked. They also provide custom design services, allowing customers to create one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect their personal style. She has also built a team of knowledgeable and friendly staff who share her commitment to excellence.

Thanks to Crystal's hard work and dedication, Sparkling City Jewelers has become a fixture in the community, known for its quality products and personalized service. She enjoys hosting and throwing parties on her off time which is definitely recognized throughout the jewelry store. The Hospitality is outstanding. She also dedicates her time during the week and weekend as minister in her church. 

Victor Abastta - Master Jeweler

Victor is known as a master jeweler in the Corpus Christi Texas area. A master jeweler who has trained at the top jewelry institutions and he has received extensive training and education in the art of crafting jewelry. He has learned various techniques and skills for designing, creating, and repairing jewelry pieces, as well as how to work with a variety of precious metals, gemstones, and other materials. He is even known for creating astounding custom designs and has won many awards & competitions.

He has been working at Sparkling City Jewelers since 1988. Victor enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys and going on  family vacations. Originally from Laredo Texas. He mostly spends his weekend dedicating his time to his church. He is completely comfortable with the diamond setting. He is skilled with the torch, the laser, and using the microscope for detail work. You will never have a conversation with him without cracking dad jokes.

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