Ray Gabriel's Profile
After college, in the late '60s, I spent two years working & traveling in Europe & Asia.
I hitchhiked from Amsterdam to India along the Silk Road.
My first purchase of gems was while living on a house boat in Kashmir - north of India.
I moved to Madison, Ohio in the early '70s to work as a partner in the formation of the mail-order operation for the Mother Earth News where I learned about our desperate need for stewardship of our planet and living green.
Later, I started a successful global gem importing business in Ohio and in 1997, moved to the High Rockies in Colorado, traveling in over 30 countries
My daughter Aruna, born in Calcutta is a recent graduate in Business Administration of Ft. Lewis College, Durango. She has made a number of volunteer…
- Born on January 1
- Joined August 14, 2010