STACEY J. TROLLY, G.G.
Stacey's passion for gems and jewelry began in 1983 with a mineral mining expedition and a personal precious gem collection. She immediately knew that pursuing gemology would lead to a fulfilling career. After completing the Resident Gemology Program at the Gemological Institute of America in New York City In July of 1991, she immediately began the process of earning a Graduate Gemologist Degree. Once Stacey obtained the GG degree she strategically aligned herself with the G.I.A.'s Gem Trade Laboratory as a Staff Gemologist to advance her skills even further.
Today Stacey is a dedicated professional serving over 24 years in the jewelry industry. She has been appraising, certifying, and identifying all types of gemstones and jewelry.
Her education pursuit is perpetual and she prides herself in staying abreast of the current market trends.
As a lifelong resident of the New York City area, Stacey enjoys the Arts, Culture, and Lifestyle that only NYC can offer. When Stacey is not working or honing her gemologist skills, she also enjoys her passion for animals. Aside from personally adopting 2 cats form the Valley Stream Cat Rescue, she also donates time and money to organizations such as Frankie's Friends, The Zeus Varis Fund, The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation ("JLACF") and Valley Stream Cat Rescue.
Currently Stacey resides in the beautiful Forest Hills section of Queens where she embraces the uniqueness of the neighborhood and the always-first-rate dining experiences.