UV50 Fastest-Growing Companies: No. 29 Forge Jewelry


THREE-YEAR GROWTH 57% 2018 REVENUE $1.4 million CITY Provo FOUNDED 2014 EMPLOYEES 11 INDUSTRY Retail/Fine Jewelry WEBSITE ForgeJewelryWorks.com FOUNDERS Shawn Mikkelson, 47; Rischelle Mikkelson, 47; Darrell Mauerman, 47; Richard Beach, 60 THE COMPANY A designer of fine jewelry.


Well, they totally rock. At Forge Jewelry Works, it’s fine jewelry for the modern consumer. Their 3D Technology is second to none. They’ve helped over 10,000 couples put a ring on it. They have hundreds of 5-star reviews. And they have donated more than $300,000 in cash and goods to community programs, with the Younique Foundation being their primary charity of choice.


  1. “Increase flagship shop annual sales to $3.75 million by 2022.”
  2. “Grow our newly launched CONNECT (nationwide online location) with annual sales to $1 million by 2022.”
  3. “Increase team size to 20 by 2022.”


TOP 3 EMOTIONS “Joy. Gratitude. Frustration.”

BUSINESS HAPPINESS “When our guest is thrilled with the final piece. We’ve had lots of smiles, some shouts of happiness, and even tears of joy — it’s the best!”

BUSINESS FRUSTRATION “Not being able to implement all our ideas in one day. It takes time and resources.”


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