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Here’s the Answer to August’s Gem Quiz

Congratulations to our winner, Stephanie Watkins from Marshall Granger Jewelers.

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Here’s the Answer to August’s Gem Quiz

This month’s contest was won by Stephanie Watkins from Marshall Granger Jewelers in Cold Spring, KY.

Spessartite or Spessartine? To us it’s all potatoes and we were happy to accept both (we like to think of ourselves as an inclusive organization.) Our winner this month, Stephanie Watkins from Marshall Granger Jewelers in Cold Spring, KY, prefers the former, as did a small majority of the many, correct responses this month. (Note to self – make Gem Quiz harder in future!) Congratulations, Stephanie, and all our Honorable Mentions who submitted the right answers.

Derrick Allen, Graham Jewelers, Wayzata, MN                       

Allan Altman, Altman Appraisals, Dallas, GA                        

Brandon Anthony, Chattanooga Jewelry Company, Chattanooga, TN                        

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Lorah Ashley, The Wedding Ring Shop, Honolulu, HI

Dorothy Bahnweg, Mountz Jewelers, Carlisle, PA

Marissa Barrio Lockwood, Austin’s Fine Jewelry, Las Cruces, NM                        

Lorraine Bennett, River Stone, Thornwood, NY                       

Dawn Berner, Dawn’s Jewels, Brooklyn Park, MN

Lana Blevins, Futer Bros, York, PA

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John Buechner, John Buechner Inc, Chicago, IL

Carla Capper, Capper Jewelry LLC, Iola, KS

John Caruso, Gemological Evaluation & Marketing Services Inc., Danvers, MA

Maria Cayse, Grogan Jewelers by Lon, Madison, AL

Ernie Cummings, Kizer Cummings Jewelers, Lawrence, KS

Jill Delong, Ray Eldridge Jewelry, Decatur, IL                       

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Greg DeMark, Greg DeMark, Longmont, CO

Katie Dye, J. David Jewelry, Tulsa, OK                       

Eileen Eichhorn, Eichhorn Jewelry, Decatur , IN

Michael Ellis, Ellis Jewelers, Frankfort, IN

Rachel Ennari, Murphy Jewelers, Saucon Valley, PA                       

William Falconer, Donald Haack Diamonds, Charlotte, NC

Dena Forte, HSN, Saint Petersburg, FL

Carissa Fusco, Ashley’s Distinctive Jewelry and Gifts, Windsor, CT                       

Ulises Garcia, R&N Jewelers, Margate, FL

Steve Glazer, Windsor Jewelers, Charlotte, NC

Aimee Hanna, Alexander, Lehnert & Van Dyke Asheville, Biltmore Lake, NC

Jonathan Hart, Karen’s Jewelers, Oak Ridge, TN

Kim Hatchell, Galloway & Moseley, Sumter, SC                       

Anne Henderson, Henderson and Co Jewelers, Mechanicsburg, PA

Shawn Higgins, D & H Jewelers, San Francisco, CA

Nikki Huddleston, Stambaugh Jewelers, Defiance, OH

Gary Hurdle, Casa de Oro Jewelers, Corpus Christi, TX

Michael Jakubowski, Gem Fanatic, Port Charlotte, FL           

Karen Jirsa, Village Goldsmith, Estes Park, CO

Jeff Juhas, Juhas and Sullivan, Grand Rapids, MI

Jane Keefover, Leo’s Jewelers, Beatrice, NE                       

Veronica Kelly, Mulloys Fine Jewelry, Carlsbad, CA

Doug Kerns, Gemvision Bettendoirf, Bettendorf, IA

Kendel Ketcham, Hannoush Jewelers, Lanesboro, MA                       

Karen Kuhn, Arabesque Jewelers, High Ridge, MO 

Rika Larson, The Collector Fine Jewelry, Fallbrook, CA                       

Edwin La Rosa, AYEN’S, Clifton, NJ

DeAnn Lear, Barnes Jewelers, Goldsboro, NC

Sheri Lien, Lien’s Jewelry, Minot, ND

Robert Lurie, Robert Lurie Jewellery Evaluator, Cape Town, South Africa 

Kathleen Lyons, Zembar Jewelers, New Lenox, IL

Gary Macklin, Goodman & Sons Jewelers, Hampton, VA

Jona McCauley, B & B Jewelers, Huntsville, AL

Elizabeth Menard, Romm Diamonds, Brockton, MA

Betty Methvin, Whitlock Jewelry Store, Eufaula, AL

Risa Neuman, Aztec Jewelers, Atlanta, GA                       

Babs Noelle, Alara Jewelry, Bozeman , MT

Jamie Norton, Holliday Jewelry, Klamath Falls, OR                       

Lance Nygaard, Lance Nygaard Gems, Sioux Falls, SD

Heather Olson, Husar’s, West Bend, WI

Kendra Ostrinski, Ware Jewelers, Auburn, Al           

Phyllis Painter, Lesley Ann Jewels, Houston, TX

Elizabeth Parker, Curt Parker Jewelers, St. Louis, MO

Sarah Patty, Sarah Patty, Spanish Fort, AL

Eric Phillips, Carats by Eric, Elk River, MN

Carrie Reimueller, Peter & Co. Jewelers, Avon Lake OH                        

Keri Rempel, Foster & Sons Jewellers, Lethbridge, AB           

Brennan Richardson, Richardson Jewelers, Escanaba, MI

Riddles Staff, Riddles Jewelry, Sioux Falls, SD                       

Joanna Rozanski, Goldart Jewellery Studio, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada           

Mike Schowalter, Miners Den Jewelers, Royal Oak, MI           

Kate Shay, Scott & Co Fine Jewelers, Fairfield, PA

Bernie Shiffler, Parkhill Jewelry, Ephrata, PA

Lori Shifter, The Silver Lady Llc, St Louis, MO

Zach Spicer, Athens Jewelers, Mishawaka, IN

Chelsea Strawser, Beverly’s Jewelers, Pembroke Pines, FL

Danielle Taylor, Philips Diamond Shop, Cedar Rapids, IA

Alex Weil, Martin’s Jewelry, Torrance, CA

Tim Wright, Simply Unique Jewelry Designs, Yorktown, VA

Cliff Yankovich, Chimera Design, Lowell, MI                       

Angelina Yip, Studio A, Coquitlam, BC

Robert Young, Robert Young Jeweler Extraordinaire, Belleair Bluffs, FL

Raychelle Zellinger, Michele & Company Fine Jewelers, Lapeer, MI

 

 

 

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