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Gem Quiz

Here’s the Answer to June’s Gem Quiz

And congratulations to our winner.




Ira Kramer

SUGILITE, OUR MYSTERY gemstone in June, was named for the Japanese petrologist Ken-ichi Sugi. The winner of our June Gem Quiz was another enthusiastic gem geek, Ira Kramer, owner of the Diamond Exchange of North Florida in Tallahassee, FL. Congratulations Ira! Wear your geek t-shirt proudly. And well done also to all our honorable mentions below. A new Gem Quiz will go online soon. Please look out for it at

Stuart Adelman
Artelle Designs Fine Jewelry & Custom Design
Plymouth, MN

Duane Aldrich
Aldrich Custom Crafts
York, PA

Derrick Allen
Graham Jewelers
Wayzata, MN

Annamarie Bara, LLC
Chicago, IL

Raymond Barker
Raydots Rocks
Fontana, CA


Vicki Bender
Handmade Jewelry by Vicki
Mohnton, PA

Lana Blevins
Futer Bros
York, PA

David Blitt
Troy Shoppe Jewellers
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Kathryn Bobb
Lily & Co.
Sanibel, FL

Sharon Brimley
Ephod Stones
Norwalk, CA

Briana Burgess
Richters Jewelry & Design Studio
Londonderry, NH


Mike Burnette
Gem Shopping Network
Duluth, MN

Melinda Cato
Bay Street Jewelers
Beaufort, SC

Bryan Cavitt
Images Jewelers, Inc
Elkhart, IN

Charles Clements
Pikes Peak’s Treasures
Manitou Springs, CO

Russell Criswell
Vulcan’s Forge
Kansas City, MO

Colleen Crow
Holstrom’s Gift and Jewelry
Cresco, IA


Katelyn Daski
Leitzel’s Jewelry
Myerstown/Hershey, PA

Katie Dye
J. David Jewelry
Tulsa, OK

Geoffrey Eckenrode
Continental Diamond
St Louis Park, MN

Mollie Effler
WM Effler Jewelers
Cincinnati, OH

Bob Fisher
R C Fisher Goldsmith
Hendersonville, NC

Dena Forte
Tampa, FL

Jane Freese
Santa Fe Exchange
Santa Fe, NM

Charles Ganske
Charles H Ganske Personal Jeweler
Urbandale, IA

Mary Geisler
Mary Geisler Jewelry
Yantis, TX

Candace George
Bill George Jewelers
Thibodaux, LA

Christina Grande
Richters jewelry
Londonderry NH

Rosemarie Gratz
Native Art, Minerals and Fossils
Putnam Valley, NY

Jonathan Hart
Karen’s Jewelers
Oak Ridge, TN

Jennifer Helean
Jens Gems
Gresham, OR

Anne Henderson
Henderson & Co Jewelers
Mechanicsburg, PA

Jamie Huff
Gator Crystal Bliss
Gainesville, FL

Kathy Jenkins`
Bravo Jewellers
Carlsbad, CA

Khatchig Jingirian
Smythe & Cross
Los Altos, CA

Nancy Karpel
N. Karpel Studio
New Haven, CT

Nicole Klimaszewski
Realm of the Third Eye
Milwaukee, WI

Autumn Knight
AZ Watch & Jewelry Service
Tucson, AZ

Cynthia Kress
Crossroads Art
Lansing, MI

Karen Kuhn
Arabesque Jewelers
High Ridge, MO

Mary Anne LaRussa
Futer Bros
York, PA

Arthur Leark
Arts Gems
Alpharetta, GA

Howard Leong
Golden Image Jewelers
Camarillo, CA

Troy Lob
Liberty Diamonds
Irvine, CA

Robert Lurie
Robert Lurie Jewellery Evaluator
Cape Town, South Africa

Tom McIntyre
Kenny G and Company Fine Jewelers
Elk Grove, CA

Betty Methvin
Whitlock Jewelry Store
Eufaula, AL

Haley Middleton
B & B Jewelers
Huntsville, AL

Mandy Mott
Becker’s Jewelers
Old Saybrook, CT

Kimberley Murray
KM Gems
Middletown, CT

K. Myers
Newport, OR

Logan Nye
Holly McHone Jewelers
Astoria, OR

Heather Olson
West Bend, WI

Cynthia Pascual
Otherworlds Emporium
Phoenix, AZ

Elizabeth Pedone
Wirt’s Jewelers
North Little Rock, AR

Gina Pierson
Wiredance Gems
Fruitport, MI

Carol Pinks
Kokkelers Jewelry
Bismarck, ND

Clay Price
Hamilton Jewelers
Princeton, NJ

Amy Rausch
Mountz Jewelers
Carlisle, PA

Pamela Rossi
P.J. Rossi Jewelers
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL

Steve Severino
Skylight Jewelers
Boston, MA

Melodye Steverson
Celtic Designs by Melodye
Spring Hill, FL

Teresa Stoiber
Independence Gems
Peyton, CO

Jennifer Sullivan
Goodman’s Jewelers
Madison, WI

Joshua Summers
Orin Jewelers
Northville, MI

George Ward
Ward’s Jewelers
Bonsall, CA

Ken Whipple
Park City jewelers
Park City, UT

Traci Wilcox
CAAS Jewelry
Boone, IA

Jenny Wright
Carats Fine Jewelry & Watches
Sarasota, FL

Robert Young
Robert Young Jeweler Extraordinaire
Belleair Bluffs, FL






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