E. Billie Hughes

The youngest member of the Lotus Gemology fold, Billie is a 2011 graduate of UCLA (B.A., Politcal Science). She has already distinguished herself with her photographic work published in Terra Spinel, the Wall Street JournalRuby & Sapphire: A Collector's Guide and Ruby & Sapphire: A Gemologist's Guide. In addition to traveling widely with her mother and father, Billie became a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain after completing their exams in 2013. Her gemological work has appeared in Gems & Gemology, The GemguideThe Journal of the Gemmological Association of Hong Kong, and InColor magazine. She is also a talented photomicrographer and is a three-time winner of the Gem-A's annual photographic competition.

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