Fredericksburg—James Avery jewelers has announced that they will permanently close a manufacturing plant in Fredericksburg.
The company cites “unforeseen business circumstances” as being the primary reason for the closure.
In filings with the state, James Avery said that the company expects to lay off 82 employees when it closes the Fredericksburg Craftsman Center on July 12.
The company did say that at least some employees will be offered a transfer to the Kerrville Craftsman Center.
James Avery was founded in Kerrville in 1954 and has remained a favorite son of the Lone Star State.