- Our Story -

Michael Moses is a unique jewelry showroom located in beautiful, Newport Beach, CA. It first opened its doors in the year 2000. It was then that Michael Moses Cortez, Owner and Founder, fused his enthusiastic passion for jewelry and diamonds with helping others find their dream pieces.

Michael, known as “Mike” to his family, friends and customers, is a third generation jeweler and GIA Graduate Gemologist. Throughout the years, Mike’s gemological expertise and experience has helped him grow MMJ into the community loved, high-end jewelry store it is today.

Michael Moses is a leading resource for high quality diamonds of all colors, shapes and sizes. We have several GIA graduate gemologists on staff, searching the globe for bargains to pass along to its valued customers.

Michael Moses also offers custom design services. The department is under the direction of Mrs. Whitney Cortez, a graduate of the Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, as well as, of the GIA. If you can envision it, Whitney can create it. Give us a call and schedule an appointment to see what Whitney can help create with you.

In addition, Michael Moses offers expert, fine jewelry restoration and repair services. If it’s broken, more than likely, we can fix it, correctly, the first time. Let us bring your pieces back to life and help them look better than ever.

And that’s not all, Michael Moses is a buyer of exceptional previously-owned and estate jewelry. We are continually seeking to find fine designer items like Chopard, H. Stern, Patek Philippe, Tiffany & Company, Van Cleef & Arpels, Rolex, Cartier, Mikimoto, David Yurman, Tacori and Verragio, just to name a few. We invite you to come visit our showroom or to shop online for our latest finds.

So this is Michael Moses; Now that you know a bit about us, let us get to know you, your needs and how we can best serve you. Our staff is friendly, helpful and ready to assist you, any way possible.

Call, email or make an appointment to come by! Whatever you prefer, just don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to serving you soon.

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