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A Beautiful Experience

The following testimonial is from Heidi Tecklenburg, a winning mom from the 2019 Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest. Thank you Heidi, for sharing your experience. Rewind to May 2012, when I was 45 years old, I never imagined that I would ever have a child call me MOM other than my 4-legged fur babies.… Continue reading A Beautiful Experience

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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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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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Why Mom Deserves A Diamond

Gallery of Diamonds Awards 21st Annual Diamond Winner in Why Mom Deserves a Diamond® contest.

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Gallery of Diamonds in Newport Beach will award a quarter-carat diamond to two grand prize winners. These two students were nominated from a team of forty Orange County teachers for the most creative essays by grade level. Beginning in 1993 in honor of founder Michael Watson’s adoptive mother and… Continue reading Gallery of Diamonds Awards 21st Annual Diamond Winner in Why Mom Deserves a Diamond® contest.