Our Team

“Earning our customer's trust is what we do best.”


Anabel Jiron

Anabel Jiron

Owner, Jewelry Designer & Production Manager

Anabel fell in love with the jewelry business not long after she fell in love with Bayardo. Together they built Hannon Jewelers into Baton Rouge's premier fine jewelry store. Among other responsibilities, she oversees all steps in production, quality control and ensures that all customer requests for services are met on time. Anabel's touch is present in every aspect of the business, from decor and advertising to her stunning creations on the shelves. She brings beauty and artistry to each facet of the business, and truly is the heart of our system.


Bayardo Hannon Jiron

Owner, Certified Gemologist & Appraiser

In 1940, Bayardo's grandmother founded his family’s jewelry store in Central America. Here in Baton Rouge, three generations later, he continues with the same philosophy to give you the best jewelry experience with professional, personal customer service, and a solid value in fine quality. Bayardo works closely with his team and his clients to ensure that whether you are picking out a "just because" gift, or an engagement ring for the love of your life, you can be confident you are getting personalized authentic service and incredible quality.

Bayardo Jiron

Doren Daigle

Doren Daigle

Registered Jeweler (AGS), Graduate Gemologist (GIA) & Accredited Jewelry Professional (GIA)

Doren has had a love for rocks and gemstones since he was a little child. He got his first jewelry sales position at the age of 20 and knew this was the job for him. Doren holds himself to extremely high standards when it comes to quality and service. Whether you are stopping by to have a family heirloom repaired or to start your lifelong journey with that special someone, Doren is sure to make it a fun, educational, and memorable experience.


Chai Nguyen

Certified Sales Associate (AGS)

Chai is a graduate of Louisiana State University, where she focused her studies on the roles that people play in society. This course of study, along with her experience as a fine jewelry professional, has enlightened her to the significant role that jewelry can play in our lives. Chai's favorite part of her work is sharing the joy and journey of jewelry with her clients. She is also happy to act as a Forevermark Ambassador and an advocate for the responsible and ethical sourcing of diamonds and gemstones. 

Chai Nguyen

Jimmy Butts

Jimmy Butts

Award-Winning Jeweler & Jewelry Designer

Jimmy has worked and traveled all over the world and is the winner of several awards including the SMART Jewelry Palladium Challenge, Engraving Challenge and Overall Bench Pressure Challenge 2013. Jimmy moved back to Baton Rouge after working and living all over the U.S, to be closer to his family, and now brings his multiple award-winning custom jewelry skills to Hannon Jewelers. Fun fact about Jimmy, he also is an internationally recognized Archer!

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