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Celebration of the Sea Foundation


Richard’s Gems and Jewelry, along with Pearl and Co., is a proud sponsor of a two-night charity fundraiser for the Celebration of the Sea Foundation. The first night, Friday, July 17, 2009, featured the Amaya Swimwear Fashion Show at Hotel Victor in South Beach. Sponsors included Amaya Swimwear, Cosmix, Urban Decay Cosmetics, GHM, SoFi, and Vaughn Inc. The second night, Saturday, July 18, 2009, featured the Betty Bangs Swimwear fashion show, at the MIA at Biscayne in downtown Miami, starring top international models Tina Brady and Claudia Davila. Other sponsors included Urban Decay Cosmetics, SoFi Salon and Spa, Carlos, Betty Bangs, Fab C, Peacock, Jen & Kim, and Biguine Beauty Full. Both nights contained special live performances by American Idol Christina Christian and the Patxi Pastor Band. Over 400 guests attended including VIPs and celebrities.

Richard’s Gems and Jewelry has been in business for 26 years. We enjoy serving the community and love to give back in every way we can. Celebration of the Sea Foundation is a non-profit foundation that helps educate inner city children and children that have cancer about marine habitats and aquatic ecosystems. The Celebration of the Sea  Foundation also launched the World Ocean Watch (WOW) Environmental and Educational Marine Science Program with the Miami-Dade Public School System. The program focuses on the relationships between marine and terrestrial habitats as well as protecting our ecosystems.