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Here’s the Answer to January’s Gem Quiz

And congratulations to our winner.




Here’s the Answer to January’s Gem Quiz

IF YOU EAGERLY scan our alphabetically ordered list of Gem Quiz Honorable Mentions each month, you’ll no doubt have noticed the name of Stuart Adelman – who has been sitting at the top of the pile for many years. That’s testament to Stuart’s gemological knowledge – and the fact he’s never managed to make the purely luck-fueled leap to the winner’s podium. That changed last month. Stuart’s name came out of the hat first and he scores this month’s Gem Geek t-shirt. Well done, Stuart, who owns Artelle Designs Fine Jewelry & Custom Design in Plymouth, MN. And all our Honorable Mentions, who also identified Pyrope as our mystery stone.

Honorary Mentions

Matthew Baker
Sanders Diamond Jewelers
Pasadena, MD

Lara Bergseth
Victoria, BC, Canada

Suzanne Blair
Kluh Jewelers
Lacey, WA

Meghan Burleigh
Herkimer Diamond Mines
Herkimer, NY

Heather Burleson
Burleson Valuations
Lexington, KY

Mike Burnette
Gem Shopping Network
Duluth, GA

Bryan Cavitt
Images Jewelers
Elkhart, IN

Cathy Cook
Cathy Cook Jewelry
The Woodlands, TX

Jeffrey Debs
Jeffrey Debs
Philadelphia, PA

Katie Dye
J. David Jewelry
Tulsa, OK

Arlene d Ehrlinspiel
Egon A Ehrlinspiel, Inc.
East Syracuse, NY

Rachel Ennari
Susan Bella Jewelry
Allentown, PA

Junesse Farley
McNulty Jeweler’s in Black Forest
Colorado Springs, CO

Ed Fey
Fey & Co Jewelers
Chicago, IL

Damianne Felton
Quality Gem
Bethel, CT

Sandra Gentilcore
Gentilcore Jewelers
Pittsburgh, PA

Steve Glazer
Bob Richards Jewelers
Germantown, TN

Dave Griffon
Griffon Jewelers
Bellville, OH

Kelsey Guralski
Rasmussen Diamonds
Mt Pleasant, WI

Jonathan Hart
Karen’s Jewelers
Oak Ridge, TN

Marcy Higashi
Louis Anthony Jewelers
Pittsburgh, PA

Tony Jackson
Doland Jewelers
Dubuque, IA

Michael Jakubowski
Gem Fanatic
Port Charlotte, FL

Jennifer Johnson
Bozeman, MT

Autumn Knight
Arizona Watch & Jewelry Service
Tucson, AZ

Carsyn Knotts
Jewelry Studio
Bozeman, MT

MaryAnne LaRussa
Futer Bros Jewelers
York, PA

Ellen Lyons
Ellen Lyons Jewelry Designs
Seattle, WA

Will Marr
Gary J Long Jewelers
Stockton, CA

Jim Messier
Arthur’s Jewelry
Bedford, VA

Gina Murphy
J. Parkerson Jewelers
Starkville, MS

Robert Orlando
Roberto Coin Inc – Montage Deer Valley
Park City, UT

Lindsay Panetta
Zen Diamond
Paramus, NJ

Victoria Rakus
Thomas James and Bechtold Jewelry
Sioux Falls, SD

Jennifer Sabrio
Pattons Fine Jewelry
Baton Rouge, LA

Nabil Sakkab
Desert Diamond Jewelers
Las Vegas, NV

Susan Schmid
Jay F Jeweler
Apple Valley, MN

Arianna Schutz
Jensen Jewelers
Great Falls, MT

Julia Scott
Johannes Hunter Jewelers
Colorado Springs, CO

Kate Shay
Scott & Co Fine Jewelers
New Oxford, PA

Joshua Summers
Orin Jewelers
Northville, MI

Mary Thresher
Benchmark Jewelers
Leavenworth, WA

Timothy Wright
Simply Unique Jewelry Designs
Yorktown, VA

George Ward
Ward’s Jewelers
Bonsall, CA




She Wanted to Spend More Time with Her Kids. She Called Wilkerson.

Your children are precious. More precious than gold? Absolutely! Just ask Lesley Ann Davis, owner of Lesley Ann Jewels, an independent jewelry store that — until the end of 2023 — had quite a following in Houston, Texas. To spend more time with her four sons, all in high school, she decided to close her store. Luckily, she was familiar with Wilkerson and called them as soon as she knew she wanted to move on to bigger, better and more family-focused things. Was she happy with her decision? Yes, she was. Says Davis, “Any owner looking to make that life change, looking to retire, looking to close, looking for a pause in their career, I would recommend Wilkerson. Hands down!”

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