The oldest jewelry store in Glen Ellyn is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business.
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The oldest jewelry store in Glen Ellyn is holding a special celebration through Saturday.
When Wes Barrow first started working in the jewelry business 22 years ago, he had no idea it would become his career—let alone that one day he would own his own store. Barrow, the owner of Larc Jewelers, is celebrating the business’ 40th Anniversary this year and kicking off the celebration with a weekend filled with promotions at his downtown Glen Ellyn store. While Larc is celebrating its 40th anniversary and is the oldest jewelry store in Glen Ellyn, Barrow has been the owner since 2001. Barrow began working at Larc when he was 22, he said. The Glen Ellyn store was opened by its former owners and was originally called Larc Jewelers West. Until last spring, the store was north of the train tracks in downtown Glen Ellyn at 413 Main St. …