Who created Precious Moments?

Sam Butcher
Precious Moments, Inc./Founders

The History Of Precious Moments, Part 2: The Founding Of Jonathan And David. The Precious Moments story is really a story about the profound faith of the Precious Moments founder, Samuel J. Butcher.

What’s the story behind Precious Moments?

Precious Moments artwork was introduced to the public in 1975 on inspirational greeting cards and posters, and in 1978 the first Precious Moments figurines were unveiled. But even the success of what he created did not satisfy Sam. In his heart was a desire to honor the Lord by building the Precious Moments Chapel.

Are Precious Moments religious?

Precious Moments offers religious gifts for all occasions, such as a first communion or baptism.

How much does a box of Precious Moments cost?

The oldest Precious Moments came in white boxes, which would be the most valuable of the box styles. Here are pictures of Precious Moments boxes . On larger and less common pieces, our goal is to pay half the estimated resale value for items that resell for $25 or more. We buy all kinds of Precious Moments both with and without original boxes.

What was the first Precious Moments figurine called?

Our first figurine was called Love One Another and we have made it our mission to share the gift of love through our collectible figurines ever since. Precious Moments figurines have touched people all over the world and we never stop thinking of new gift ideas for you to enjoy.

When did Precious Moments Park and chapel open?

Avid collectors are among the 400,000 guests each year to Precious Moments Park and Chapel which was opened in Carthage Missouri in 1989. In 2005, the Precious Moments figurines joined the rest of the Precious Moments line at Precious Moments, Inc.

Where can I buy Sam Butcher Precious Moments?

We look forward to serving you. If you have questions that are not answered here, feel free to call us at 630-761-1500. Sam Butcher’s Precious Moments with their signature endearing teardrop-eye children have become very popular in the collectible and gift market.

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