Rita and Michael Linder are the sole proprietors of Jewel Mark, the Mark of Distinction. Descending from a long line of jewelry families, Rita's family has been enamored by some of the finest jewels in the world for centuries. Michael, a classically trained opera singer who had traveled the world with Rita, is significant old time stone dealer who obtains the knowledge and insight into jewelry through living it. Both feel that the mystique of a gemstone captivates it's owner while bring beauty into the world. Because of this vision, they have been successful for over thirty years.