Gem Legacy - Rachel Dery

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It’s the season of giving and during this years Giving Tuesday we donated $1000 to Gem Legacy . Thus, it’s a perfect time to interview Rachel Dery of Gem Legacy. We learn about her childhood growing up in the gemstone industry and about Gem Legacy--a non-profit organization that help support communities closest to the mining source. If you would like to learn more about Gem Legacy you can head to www.gemlegacy.org or go to www.gemlegacy.org.donate to make a donation today. Also, a quick apology for the intermittent audio issues. It’s our first time recording through zoom so we’re still learning about it. Thanks for you understanding. 00:00:00 The voices are calling 00:34:00 Rachel Dery with Gem Legacy 01:33:00 Tell us a little about you 03:00:00 The grassroots of Gem Legacy 03:55:00 How did it happen? 05:26:00 What are some of your initiative 06:59:00 The initiatives 08:00:00 Understanding what Gem Legacy is doing 10:47:00 Finding the opportunities of gemstones making a positive impact 11:53:00 Gemstone educational training 12:32:00 [Story time] Garnets from the sky 16:15:00 The gem cutting school 19:23:00 How it supports the country 19:54:00 What small amounts can do from a donation 24:18:00 There must be more within our industry to give back to the community 25:37:00 Sustainable giving 26:11:50 What are you most proud of? 28:00:00 Gem Legacy’s ability to adopt to the need 30:38:00 What is your first memory of a gemstone or piece of jewelry? 34:04:00 100% of donations goes back toward the initiatives

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