About Us


Peter and Diana Pronko, Owners of Proper Time

Welcome to Our Full Service Jewelry & Watch Shop

 Diana and Peter enjoy being actively involved in the thriving community of Wellington, and serving the needs of their customers all up and down the Front Range.

Peter Pronko, PhD was trained in watch repair from an early age in his family's jewelry business (www.stevepronko.com), where he served as an apprentice before attending college and university. In addition to his current watch repair practice, he regularly participates in ongoing seminars and workshops on specialized repair of new and complex watches. Dr. Pronko, who holds advanced degrees in physics, is an emeritus faculty member at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (www.umich.edu), is registered with the American Watchmakers & Clockmakers Institute (www.awci.com) and has been a member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (www.nawcc.org). He has also been a long time member of the American Physical Society(www.aps.org) and is currently involved in horological and precision time-keeping studies and research.


Diana Pronko, the mother of 2 daughters and Peter’s wife of more than 50 years, has a BA in English and a teaching certificate. She is the administrative arm of this business and comes to this work with a distinguished background in curriculum consulting and art appreciation.