Continental Diamond Becomes Minnesota’s First Jewelry Store To Accept Bitcoin Today

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  • Continental Diamond, a St. Louis-based jewelry store, will begin accepting bitcoin as payment.
  • Continental is partnering with BitPay to facilitate bitcoin payments.
  • Earlier this week, the famous fashion-house Gucci also began accepting bitcoin.

St. Louis Park-based Continental Diamond is now the first jewelry store in Minnesota to accept bitcoin as payment at its family-owned business, according to a press release.

“We are constantly innovating and creating an oasis you can’t wait to come back to! Accepting cryptocurrency seemed like a natural next step to adapt to the changing behaviors and preferences of our customers,” said Jimmy Pesis, Continental Diamond co-owner and president.