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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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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Give Your Mom a Hug!

"Give your mom a hug!" This has become a commonplace expression that our jewelry store staff commands to the winners of the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest. For those that have ever been a winner or winning mom, please don't take anything for granted that takes place inside the walls of Gallery of Diamonds… Continue reading Give Your Mom a Hug!

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Newport Jeweler’s Contest Honors Moms as a Reflection of His Life’s Journey

(Diamond) Mike Watson is giving away diamonds to two students who write the best essay to the prompt "Why Mom Deserves a Diamond." Watson's own decades long search for his biological mother led him to begin the contest. (Don Leach, Daily Pilot / January 2, 2015) By Hannah Fry January 2, 2015 Through his decades-long… Continue reading Newport Jeweler’s Contest Honors Moms as a Reflection of His Life’s Journey

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Diamonds Really are a Girl’s Best Friend

Lima News, OHIO. April 6, 2000. Just ask Ashley Kreidler and her mother, Mary Jo. The 16-year-old junior at Delphos St. John's High School wrote an essay on why her mother deserves a diamond. She beat out 1,500 other Ohioans to win a quarter-carat diamond for her mother for Mother's Day. Ashley never expected to… Continue reading Diamonds Really are a Girl’s Best Friend

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A Thank You to All Teachers

Thank you, teachers, for playing such an important part in the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest. Many of you are now old friends. For those I have not had the pleasure of meeting, I feel I know you from the stacks of entries that come across my desk every year with your names written… Continue reading A Thank You to All Teachers

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Girl Pens Poem, Wins Quarter-Carat Diamond for Mother

Wednesday, May 03, 2000BETH WILSONAmarillo Globe, Texas -News Staff Writer"A glorious angel sent from heaven, with beauty like a dove."With these simple words, Jennifer Scruggs expressed her feelings for her mother. And if those words were not enough, perhaps the quarter carat diamond she won will be.Jennifer, 11, and her fifth-grade classmates at Sleepy Hollow… Continue reading Girl Pens Poem, Wins Quarter-Carat Diamond for Mother

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The Umbrella Adventure

See the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond team on Diamond Day 2011 at Gallery of Diamonds jewelers, the original founding sponsor. The video was created in Newport Beach at Gallery of Diamonds jewelers, which is also the headquarters of the contest. This was the first year a first-grader was awarded the grand prize diamond.  Leah… Continue reading The Umbrella Adventure