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Here’s the Answer to November’s Gem Quiz

And congratulations to our winner!




OUR NOVEMBER CLUE noted uvarovite’s typically small crystals mean it often presents with a drusy moss-like look. Our winner, Karen Bandy of Karen Bandy Studio in Bend, OR, knows that look all too well – she’s used uvarovite in her earring designs many times. (Here is one of her creations combining uvarovite with chrysoprase).

It’s a lovely piece and it’s always nice to see our mystery stone of the month in action.

Well done, Karen, and all our Honorable Mentions, who also submitted the correct answer.

Honorary Mentions

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

Derrick Allen
SJ Jewelers
Rochester, MN

Matthew Baker
Sanders Diamond Jewelers
Pasadena, MD

Kelly Bennett
Bronzeville Estate Jewelry
Oceanside, CA

Caroline Berrettini
New England Gem Lab
West Hartford, CT

Denis Boulle
de Boulle Diamond & Jewelry
Dallas, TX

Mike Burnette
Gem Shopping Network
Duluth, GA

John Campbell
Canton Road Jewelry
Marietta, GA

Marco Capeder
Bülach, Switzerland

Sarah C. Chacon
Fred Meyer Jewelers
Salem, OR

Lisa-Marie Delgado
Gary J Long Jewelers
Stockton, CA

Junesse Farley
McNulty Jewelers in Black Forest
Black Forest, CO

Debra Gimeno
Anchorage, AK

Steve Glazer
Bob Richards Jewelers
Germantown, TN

Jonathan Hart
Karen’s Jewelers
Oak Ridge, TN

Robin Hepburn
Orion Jewelry Studio
Pennington, NJ

Rachel Ingle
Vierk’s Fine Jewelry
Lafayette, IN

MaryAnne LaRussa
Futer Bros Jewelers
York, PA

Sherrie Ludwig
Copper Horse
Sharon, WI

Antoinette Matlins
Antoinette Matlins
Woodstock, VT

Babs McLaughlin
Barbara Smith McLaughlin Fine Jewelry
Stratham, NH

Robert Mitchell
Nord Jewelers
Kalamazoo, MI

Lori Moyer
L. Moyer Designs
State College, PA

Lindsay Panetta
Zen Diamond
Paramus, NJ

Leslie Phillips
Sather’s Leading Jewelers, Inc
Fort Collins, CO

Andrea Riso
Talisman Collection Fine Jewelers
El Dorado Hills, CA

Kellan Robinson
Kesslers Diamonds-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

Pam Rosas
Impress Jewelry Creations
Granger, IN

Jennifer Sabrio
Pattons Fine Jewelry
Baton Rouge, LA

David Schulte
Caffray Jewellers
Lemont, IL

Kate Shay
Scott & Co Fine Jewelers
New Oxford, PA

Dharti Sheth
Lika Behar Collection
Carlstadt, NJ

Madelynn Slobe
Swierenga Jewelers
Caledonia, MI

Kimberly Smith
J.H. Revell Jeweler’s
Bettendorf, IA

Ingo Stadtmueller
Delmenhorst, Germany

Jennifer Sullivan
Goodman’s Jewelers
Madison, WI

Joshua Summers
Orin Jewelers
Northville, MI

Katrina Sustachek
Rasmussen Diamonds
Racine, WI

Stuart Tamres
Talles Diamonds and Gold
Reisterstown, MD

George Ward
Bonsall, CA

Kimberly Wilson
Bella Couture Carmel
Carmel, IN

Brian M Wilson
Royal Diadem Jewelers
Greensboro, NC

Robert Young
Robert Young Jeweler Extraordinaire
Belleair Bluffs, FL




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