The story of Oscar Massin goes way back to the 1800’s in Paris, and travels through time to the present day. Oscar Massin was born in Belgium in 1829 and worked as journeyman starting at age 12, obsessively crafting jewelry for Kings and Queens. He was dubbed “The Diamond Reformer” for the very unorthodox manner of using the gem in his designs and became well known.
e are many who hate the upcoming “Hallmark Holiday” for its forced expression of love every February 14 but although it’s difficult to pinpoint when the celebration of love day began we do know that it was way before Hallmark was in business. It may have begun in Ancient Rome—now that’s old. The day is quite a mystery and has been the subject of much speculation but it’s become an opportunity to express feelings of love.