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  1. Abbreviated CZ, name the synthetic gemstone used to mimic diamond?
  2. Which fossilized tree resin is popularly used in jewellery?
  3. The Olympic Australis is the largest and most valuable example of what gem?
  4. Which Russian Jeweller exhibited his Imperial Easter Eggs at the Paris Exhibition of 1900?

  5. Whose jewellery collection were known as the "crown jewels of Hollywood"?
  6. Nacre is also known as what?
  7. Incorporated into the Crown Jewels, can you name the largest diamond ever found?
  8. Rubies are defined as red corundum. All other non-red varieties of corundum are classified as what gemstones?
  9. Which street and commercial area in the Holborn district of London is famous as the centre of the UK diamond trade?
  10. What material is often known as 'rich mans' gold'?
  11. Used in jewellery, what is an alloy of gold and palladium commonly known as?
  12. 99.9 per cent pure gold is classed as how many carats?
  13. Which colonel is best known for his attempt to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London in 1671?
  14. Which South American country is the world's largest emerald producer, with up to 95% of the world's emerald production?
  15. Name the famous jewellry design house headquartered on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan?
  16. Who became infamous in 1991 for calling his own jewelley products 'total crap'?
  17. The Alfred Jewel can be viewed at which museum?
  18. The four c's of gemstone jewellery, especially diamond jewellery, are carat, colour, clarity and what else?
  19. Which French jewellery company was founded in Paris in 1847?
  20. Famous for its jewellery manufacturing industry, the Jewellery Quarter is in which British city?
  21. What was the gemstone surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds in Princess Diana's iconic engagement ring?
  22. Blue zoisite was renamed what by Tiffany & Co. after a country in Africa, the only place in the world where it can be found?
  23. Which gemstone gets its name from a 14th-century Middle English word meaning 'dark red'?
  24. What word beginning with the letter 'L' is the practice of shaping stone, minerals, or gemstones into decorative items?
  25. What was the name of the chain with a T-bar fitting associated with pocket watches?
  26. Most jewellery allergy is caused by what metal?
  27. What name is given to gold or silver wire that have been twisted into patterns and soldered into place?
  28. Which Belgian city is famous for its diamond industry?
  29. Peridot is one of the few gemstones that occur in only one colour. What colour?
  30. Amethyst is a version of what mineral?


  1. Cubic zirconia
  2. Amber
  3. Opal
  4. Faberge (Peter Carl Faberge)
  5. Elizabeth Taylor
  6. Mother of pearl
  7. Cullinan Diamond
  8. Sapphires
  9. Hatton Garden
  10. Platinum
  11. White gold
  12. 24 carat
  13. Colonel Blood
  14. Colombia
  15. Tiffany's
  16. Gerald Ratner
  17. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  18. Cut
  19. Cartier
  20. Birmingham
  21. Sapphire
  22. Tanzanite (after Tanzania)
  23. Garnet (comes from the word gernet, meaning 'dark red')
  24. Lapidary
  25. Albert chain
  26. Nickel
  27. Filigree
  28. Antwerp
  29. Olive-green
  30. Quartz