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Win Beautiful Prizes During Our Anniversary Celebration

 We can hardly wait to give away the 50 amazing prizes we've collected for our 150th Anniversary Celebration. Below, you'll see a few of the prizes you could win during our weeklong party. To see everything (and register to win), just stop in the store during our Oct. 9-14 celebration. We're happy to show you our collection and help you enter our contests. There are plenty of other reasons to visit Herman Hiss during our… Continue reading
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Mariana Trunk Show Set for Saturday

Please join us on Saturday, September 23rd for a Mariana Jewelry Trunk Show. Meet with company representative Stephanie Vaugh from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  This is a great opportunity to see her entire sample line and special order custom pieces just for you! As a special thank you for attending and in celebration of our 150th anniversary, we have 3 extra special gifts with purchase: FREE earrings with a $100 Mariana purchase FREE bracelet with a $200 Mariana purchase FREE necklace with a…

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Colorful Colors and Sweet Toys Catch Sheryl’s Eye

Feminine, graceful, and cheerful all catch the eye of Sales Associate Sheryl Jacobs. For example, she delights in bright yellow flowers transforming a towel ($19.95) from a kitchen staple into a colorful piece of decor. When Sheryl glances at this sterling silver and blue topaz necklace ($195), she sees whimsical champagne bubbles captured in glass. For brilliant color, you can't help but fall in love with her favorite Le Vian rose gold and ruby necklace ($2,300). As cool breezes… Continue reading
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You’re Invited to Our 150th Anniversary Celebration

In 1867, the jewelry store that would become Herman Hiss opened in the heart of downtown Bay City. Today, the 5th generation of the Hiss family is proud to continue our founding philosophy of offering high-quality goods at fair prices. Over 150 years, we’ve been grateful to play a part in countless engagements, weddings, baptisms, birthdays, and other milestone celebrations. Now, as we approach our own milestone anniversary, we invite you to join in our celebration. A…

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Classic Jewelry and Bags are Highlights of Autumn

Herman Hiss Sales Associate Cathy Tacey looks forward to the vibrant colors and cooler temperature of a classic autumn in Michigan. Stop in the store this month and let Cathy show you some of her favorite items in our fall collection. The Gears of Time 36-inch necklace ($175) sports a two-tone finish so versatile that Cathy recommends it for both casual and formal attire. The matching Gears of Time 7-inch bracelet ($140) completes the lovely two-tone set. You can't go wrong with… Continue reading
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This Summer Sale Only Happens Once in a Lifetime

You’ve come to expect exceptional quality during the Herman Hiss Summer Clearance Sale. This year, we’ve combined that quality with extraordinary savings as we celebrate 150 years of doing business in downtown Bay City. You’re invited to join us for our 150th Anniversary Celebration. From July 24 to Aug. 5, we’re offering our biggest discounts ever during a special, combined Annual Summer Clearance Sale and 150th Anniversary Celebration. Visit the store and let us show you…

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We’re Swooning Over Autumn’s Favorite Pieces

From a whimsical taco serving set to a stunning blue globe to shimmering jewelry, Autumn Dabrowski loves the diversity found inside the Herman Hiss store. Autumn, our gift wrapper, adores the clean lines and clever puns that adorn this Taco Bar Set, available online or in the store for $32.95. Autumn also loves white gold jewelry. She is drawn to the 14k white gold and blue topaz ring ($750). Autumn also loves the 14k white gold oval pendant with… Continue reading
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Hiss’s Announces Fourth of July Hours

We’re closing Herman Hiss on July 2, 3, and 4 so our employees can enjoy the holiday with their family and friends. Store hours through the Fourth of July are: Saturday, July 1: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 2: Closed Monday, July 3: Closed Tuesday, July 4: closed Hiss’s returns to normal hours on Wednesday, July 5. Remember, our online store is always open. Whether you celebrate with fireworks, picnics, camping, boating, or…

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Tell Us Your Father’s Day Story

From Nick Schwall: In March of 2014, I received the best gift ever in my son, Hunter. For the past 3 years, this little boy has been my shadow in all that I do, whether it's coaching baseball, playing golf, working in the yard or just snuggling on the couch. It's great to see my son love the same things I do and be at my side every step of the way. This past Christmas,… Continue reading
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From Garden Accessories to Custom Jewelry, Trust Herman Hiss for Mother’s Day Gifts

Strong women with a passion for fulfilling the needs of the local community are a tradition at Herman Hiss & Company. In 1867, the store opened to sell jewelry, eyeglasses, and fine china and flatware. Brides received a set of good dishes for a wedding and never replaced them. More than a century later, though, home entertaining changed. Party hostesses wanted new, casual dishes. Families wanted to frequently change up their decor. In the early 1980s, Sally… Continue reading