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INSTORE tanzaniteI am the Jay Gatsby of colored gemstones. A humble brown stone from the poorest continent on earth with an odd, almost extra-terrestrial sounding name, I have risen to the point where you can see me regularly on movie stars and millennials looking to express their individualism. A little heat, a lot of polish, the right accent (I’m thinking a cut that brings out my purplish tinge or sapphire-like blue) and a new name — thanks to a meeting with America’s most storied jeweler — helped make me who I am today: a glorious testimony to reinvention.

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Gem Quiz: This Colored Gemstone Is a Glorious Testimony to Reinvention

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INSTORE tanzaniteI am the Jay Gatsby of colored gemstones. A humble brown stone from the poorest continent on earth with an odd, almost extra-terrestrial sounding name, I have risen to the point where you can see me regularly on movie stars and millennials looking to express their individualism. A little heat, a lot of polish, the right accent (I’m thinking a cut that brings out my purplish tinge or sapphire-like blue) and a new name — thanks to a meeting with America’s most storied jeweler — helped make me who I am today: a glorious testimony to reinvention.

Who am I?

Guess this gem for a chance to win a “Jewelry Geek” T-shirt. Be sure to include your full name and the name and address of your store. The contest winner will be selected from among correct answers to this question.

Fill out my online form.

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The store was a landmark in Topeka, Kansas, but after 80 years in business, it was time for Briman’s Leading Jewelers to close up shop. Third generation jeweler and owner Rob Briman says the decision wasn’t easy, but the sale that followed was — all thanks to Wilkerson. Briman had decided a year prior to the summer 2020 sale that he wanted to retire. With a pandemic in full force, he had plenty of questions and concerns. “We had no real way to know if we were going to be successful or have a failure on our hands,” says Briman. “We didn’t know what to expect.” But with Wilkerson in charge, the experience was “fantastic” and now there’s plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying a more secure retirement. “I would recommend Wilkerson to any retailer considering a going-out-of-business sale,” says Briman. “They’ll help you reach your financial goal. Our experience was a tremendous success.”

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