Our Team

Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Greg Twarowski | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Greg Twarowski


With over two decades of experience in fine jewelry, Greg prides himself on bringing unsurpassed service, quality, and value to Florida’s Gulf Coast. He and his team of master jewelers and gemologists blend the warm, personalized service of a family-owned business with the sophisticated, full-service capabilities of a large urban jeweler.

Tatiana Twarowski | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Tatiana Twarowski


Tatiana’s aptitude for finance, keen sense of style, and love for fashion make her right at home in the jewelry business. When she’s not immersed in the business operations, you can find her at social events supporting local non-profit organizations or enjoying family time with Greg and their three young children.

Melissa Stanfield | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Melissa Stanfield

Store Manager Carats

Melissa has over 2 decades in the fine jewelry and watch industry. Melissa's degree is in Business Administration from West Liberty University in West Virginia. Melissa is all about the customer and their experience. Her passion is having fun with each and every customer and exceeding their expectations. In her off time she spends time with her Husband Wade on the boat or at the beach.

Gary Lazyan | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Gary Lazyan

Master Jeweler

Gary brings 46 years of experience to Florida’s Gulf Coast from international fashion capitals such as Istanbul and Paris. His impeccable craftsmanship, precision, and attention to detail are unmatched in the industry. When not behind the bench, Gary enjoys fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Carolena Taylor | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Carolena Taylor

Sales Professional

Carolena brings 14 years in sales and a GIA Diamond Education Certification to the Carats’ team. Her enthusiasm for the jewelry industry and desire to please the client shines through in every customer interaction. Outside of work, Carolena enjoys golfing and exploring the outdoors with her family.

Eric Burnstein | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

Eric Burnstein

Sales Professional

Eric es a 40+ years veteran of the jewelry industry with a GIA Diamond Certificate. He attended Temple University and started his career with Kay Jewelers, working 6+ years on Jeweler's Row in Philadelphia and continued in the jewelry business further advancing his career in sales, sales training and management. Eric was able to cultivate and enhanced his competitive nature and ability to acquire business through knowledge and sales and excellent customer service skills. Now at Carats, Eric works in an environment where his training and capabilities as a successful sales professional is productively used to enhance the client's shopping experience. When not at work, Eric enjoys any sports event, movies and dinner with family.

William Pilkington  | Carats Fine Jewelry And Watches

William Pilkington

Sales Professional

William is a true FL native. Graduate of Florida State University where he played Lacrosse. William brings enthusiasm and bright smile everyday! Be warned he makes a mean cup of Joe. In his off time he coaches Sea hawks Lacrosse Club and spends time with his friends and family.