The Freeport Jewelers group a family owned company and operated company established in 1972. Kishore Mukhi, founder of the Freeport stores recollects starting 40 years ago with Sparkies, a store selling shirts, souvenirs and accessories at Handelskade in Punda. As customers became more exacting, demands for more quality products grew, especially in the jewelry and watch department. Assisted by his wife and his son Mahesh, Freeport has met these demands and continues to do so. Having expanded to eight stores, this family owned company is still mostly centered in downtown now offering over 50 top brands from high end items by Chopard, Bulgari, Hublot, Tudor and Panerai to popular fashion by Fossil, Guess, Citizen, Michael Kors and Mulco.