Why Mom Deserves A Diamond

2020 Why Mom Deserves a Diamond Award Ceremony

Gallery of Diamonds awarded two Orange County students with a quarter-carat diamond valued at $600 each to give to their mothers in the 28th annual Why Mom Deserves a Diamond® writing contest. Beginning in 1993 in honor of Diamond Mike Watson’s adoptive mother the birth mother he had never known, this year’s contest inspired 12,000… Continue reading 2020 Why Mom Deserves a Diamond Award Ceremony

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The Power of Intention

I have proof that if you intensely hold a thought in your head for a long period of time it will become true. In 1993, shortly after I opened Gallery of Diamonds jewelers which now resides in Santa Ana, CA, I began a writing contest for school kids. Since I was adopted as a child… Continue reading The Power of Intention

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Young Girl’s Homage To Mom Among 2 Entries In O.C. To Win Diamond This Mother’s Day

May 8, 2015 SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — Two Orange County students each won a quarter-carat diamond valued at $600 to give mom this Mother’s Day in an essay contest. Neha Abbas, 10, was one of the two winners of the 23rd annual Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest put on by Gallery of Diamonds in… Continue reading Young Girl’s Homage To Mom Among 2 Entries In O.C. To Win Diamond This Mother’s Day

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23rd Annual Contest Announced

For the 23rd year, Gallery of Diamonds, which will soon be moving to a larger facility in Santa Ana, CA, will award diamonds to two students who best express in writing, Why Mom Deserves a Diamond. Gallery of Diamonds jewelers is the original sponsor. The deadline is January 9, 2015. The new facility will accommodate… Continue reading 23rd Annual Contest Announced

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The Story of Mother’s Day

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson announced that the second Sunday in May would be the holiday we now call Mother’s Day. Although our mothers have been celebrated in many ancient cultures, they have only been nationally recognized for one hundred years. The hero of this American story is Anna Marie Jarvis, the Mother of Mother’s… Continue reading The Story of Mother’s Day

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Katie Michels speaks about the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest

This is Katie Michel's testimony about her experience being a participating teacher in the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond writing contest. Founded in 1993 by Diamond Mike Watson in honor of his adopted mother and the birth mother he had never known, the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest is now in honor of all… Continue reading Katie Michels speaks about the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest