Everything in life begins with a dream. For ten years I had enjoyed the career of a diamond merchant. The jewelry business had become my passion. With my wife-to-be sitting close to me in our quaint apartment, we uttered the possibility of a jewelry company that could offer intriguing designs at less than normal… Continue reading Success is a State of Mind
The human brain is awesome in the way it gives what is asked in earnest. Born as a tiny boutique in 1991, Gallery of Diamonds has grown steadily over the last twenty-three years. I remember the first sale of a gorgeous $200 bracelet. I also remember hiding my excitement because I didn't want the lady… Continue reading Think big. Think positive. Think purple.
Happy 23rd Diamond Day! Well, that was a few days ago but we are still celebrating. It was a magical day that had all the charm of the first Diamond Day in 1993. It is funny that contest panel judge, Su Wells, did not allow her picture to be taken, but she was interviewed by… Continue reading Random Thoughts of a Jeweler with a Mission
I remember my first day in the diamond business. I had just graduated with a business degree and I was ready for the world. I came to my job with a crisp new suit and a patriotic red, white and blue tie. I didn't know much about this amazing gemstone that would transform my life… Continue reading My Life as a Diamond Merchant
Just before I dashed into my car for a meeting, I noticed the sky was bluer than normal. For a quick moment I wondered if the subduing color was real or computer enhanced. I don’t think that was crazy. Nowadays, it seems everything that comes across our senses has been altered in some way. Landscapes… Continue reading Natural is Beautiful