A Big Thank You to Barbara & Mike!

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Designing the Miss California USA Crown was such an honor for me. It was so amazing to have the Crown so prominently displayed on stage and on television. I really wanted to say a really big thank you to everybody that help me work on the design and production, especially Mike Gunulian and Barbara Lunger. They are the king and queen in my book! Oh… how I wish both of you could have been there at the pageant to see our hard work on display! Next year you must come!! And special thank you to Eriko, Emilio, Ko. I couldn’t have done this without all of you. Where ever we go, we know that all of our hard work paid … Read More

Unveiling the Miss California USA Crown Video

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It was an honor to show the world the new Miss California USA Crown that I designed that represents so much about the beauty of California. The design elements incorporates waves, starts and the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but it’s really about love being at the center of it all. My parents, Connie and Jerry, were with me as was Tami Farell, Miss California USA, Chelsea Gilligan, Miss California Teen USA, and Kristen Dalton, Miss USA. The Miss California USA Crown is valued at $100,000.

Watch the Miss California USA Pageant on TV or Online

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Jerry, Connie and I just arrived in Palm Springs and we just delivered the Miss California USA Crown to Keith Lewis. We’re now heading to the Beauty of California dinner at Rivera Hotel for the Unveiling of the Crown tonight at 8 pm. We got a glimpse of preliminaries and the show looks amazing! And what are they using as the backdrop for the stage! The Miss California USA Crown that I desigend! It’s so exciting. If you aren’t in Los Angeles and want to see the show, you can watch it live on UStream! http://www.ustream.tv/channel/miss-california-usa

Unveiling the Miss California USA Crown Promotes Unity, Love and the Beauty of California

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PRESS RELEASE For immediate release Nov. 16, 2009 – Los Angeles- After a controversial year in part over Carrie Prejean’s (former Miss California USA) opinion at the 2009 Miss USA® pageant earlier this year, INTA Gems & Diamonds, the Official Jeweler of Miss California USA®, is proud to have designed and crafted the new 2010 Miss California USA® Crown which promotes unity, love and the Beauty of California. The Crown will be unveiled to the public at the Beauty of California dinner at the Rivera Resort in Palm Springs on Saturday, November 21 at 8 pm. Designed by Peter Young, Creative Director of INTA Gems & Diamonds, the Miss California USA® Crown incorporates many elements of California to symbolize the … Read More

The Miss California USA Crown Design by INTA Gems!

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I got a call from Keith Lewis, Co-Executive Director of K2 Productions, the producers of the Miss California USA Pageant. And he asked me to work on the new Miss California USA crown this year! What an honor it is for me to be working on it. We’ve been working on it for the past 2 weeks on the design and I’m really pleased with the results. If you look at the design, it may just look like a pretty crown, but if you look at it more closely, you’ll understand that there is a lot of meaning behind my crown design. The Miss California USA Diamond Crown incorporates many various elements of California to symbolize the beauty of the … Read More

Forged by Love…The Everlon Diamond Knot Collection

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True love is ever-sure, ever-lasting, and ever-strong. And what better way to represent one’s love than with the Everlon Diamond Knot. The Everlon Diamond Knot is a tribute to the unfailing strength and bond of love. A constant reminder that love is the steadfast center of your universe and the foundation on which all things rest. For centuries, the knot has been a symbol of strength. For countless cultures, it embodies the unbreakable bond of love between a man and a woman. It is often used in marriage ceremonies to symbolically unite the couple. In the past, when more valuable jewelry was not possible, knotted pieces of string was commonly used as a substitute for wedding bands. Held fast with … Read More