(325) 653-0112
18 E Concho Ave
San Angelo, TX 76903

About Us

 

 

Mark Priest (Owner) 

Graduate Gemologist (G.G.), Gemological Institute of America. Diploma received 1984. Bart Mann Jewelers: Jewelry designer, buyer and sales associate 1976 through April 1995. Bart Mann Jewelers: Resident Gemologist 1982 through April 1995. Legend Jewelers: President, April 1995. Charter Member, Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association, North Texas Chapter, 1984. Current member of GIA-AAA Lone Star Chapter. Associate Member, American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), Member, Jewelers of America President, Texas Jewelers Association 2008-2010 Area of specialization: natural, freshwater pearls of Texas Legend Jewelers Memberships: Member, Independant Jewelers Organization (IJO) Member, Retail Jewelers Organization, (RJO) Member, American Gem Society (AGS) Rated, Jewelers Board of Trade.


 Mark Priest 

Q: What is your favorite family vacation?

A: Washington, D.C. on July 4th weekend back in the early 1990's. We were with a group and had a chartered bus to visit the sites. The afternoon of July 4th we were standing along the mall with over 200,000 people. The evening of July 4th our group had chartered a paddleboat to see the fireworks from the Patomac River.

Q: What did you want to be when you were small?

A: A pilot!!!

Q: If you could eat only one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A: Ummm. SHRIMP. But, come on, it has to be fresh shrimp. Fried. Boiled. Grilled. You name it. If it's shrimp, i'll eat it!

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

A: 1962. And I would buy a bunch of diamonds and gemstones!!!!

Q: What three items would you take with you on a deserted island?

A: A fishing pole, a knife, and waterproof matches.

Q: On a scale of 1-10, How funny would you say you are? 

A: Hmmm. 8.72512563

Q: What is the one thing you will NEVER do again?

A: Ride a motorcycle on a Houston freeway!


Lora Priest 

Q: If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?

A: Hard question...what four people to share a meal with?....A Shaman healer, Gandhi, Mother Theresa and my Mom. I see this is a breakfast meal in the wee hours of the morning to talk to the stars and watch the sunrise together...Love!

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

A: I think if I were to choose a year to travel to it would be when they were building the Great Pyramids in Egypt. It would be nice to know exactly how they did it!

Q: If you could go back in time to change one thing, what would it be?

A: If I could go back in time and change on thing, I would have kept my Barbie and Ken in their boxes.

Q: If money was no object, what would you do all day?

A: Create! Write! Play! Volunteer my time with children who need lots of love...

Q: What would you sing at Karaoke night?

A: I am not a singer. I am a hummer.

Q: What is one thing you will never do again?

A: Never say never! 


 Hector Vega 

Q: If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

A: WARNING: May Space Out

Q: If you ruled your own country, what would the 1st law you make be?

A: Don't talk about Fight Club.

Q: What's your favorite fast food chain?

A: Chick-Fil-A

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

A: 1998. And I would invest in Google. And watch on of the Minnesota Vikings greatest seasons without having to be disappointed all over again by the 1999 NFC Championship game.

Q: How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?

A: About 30 minutes

Q: If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have?

A: Easy. Flight, never have to deal with airports or fighting for the window seat ever again!


 Morgan Downing 

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

A: I'm going to assume that I can come back to today but I think it would be interesting to go back to 1836 and be part of the Texas revolution...plus I think if I got stuck there I would be able to survive.

Q: If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

A: CAUTION: MAY RANDOMLY BURST INTO SONG

Q: If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have?

A: To fly & to make things explode like Piper on Charmed. =)

Q: What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee?

A: This is a tough one but I would probably choose Sarah Michelle Gellar because of her role in Buffy. I've been a fan of the show since I was in my early teens and she's the actress that I've been a fan of for the longest time. 

Q: What makes you laugh the most?

A: Besides our conversations at work?? My husband, J.T. & our antics on roadtrips / Jeff Dunham's Peanut & Walter / Gabriel Iglesias

Q: If money was no object, what would you do all day?

A: Touring the world with my husband and son. We have a whole bucket list of places we want to visit, muscians we want to see, mountains we want to climb, etc. 

Q: What song would you say best sums you up?

A: "And I'll grab the wheel and I'll point it west, Pack the good and leave the rest, I'll drive until I find the missing piece" - New Strings, Miranda Lambert

 


Nichole McGuire 

Q: Do you love or hate roller coasters?

A: I love a thrill, but I also get motion sick so if I prepare before hand, then I love them.

Q: If you were a super hero, what powers would you have?

I would love to have the ability to experience other peoples dreams and help them accomplish their fears through them.

Q: If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Caution: conversation may take unexpected turns.

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

I would love to travel to the time when the pharohs were over Eygpt. Just like Mrs. Lora, I would like to see how the pyramids were built. I also would like to be able to communicate with the eygptians and hear their view on the world.

Q: What makes you laugh most?

My family and dry british/canadian humor. I have been told I have a weird sense of humor.

Q: Whats the craziest thing you have done in the name of love?

I haven't done anything crazy for love, yet.


Katie Harmon 

Q: Would you rather ride a bike, ride a horse, or drive a car?

I would rather ride a horse.

Q: If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

If I could go back in time, I would go back to the Victorian Era or to the Wild West.

Q: What would you do if you won the lottery?

If I won the lottery, I would buy a big piece of property and build houses for my Dad & Sisters so we could all be close to by Dad.

Q: If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be?

If I could share a meal with any four individuals they would be Emily Dickinson, Bob Marley, Ghandi, and my Uncle Mike.

Q: What's your favorite holiday?

Halloween!

Q: What is your favorite childhood memory?

My favorite childhood memory would definitely have to be fishing with my Dad.

 

 

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