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Yeah. So, uh... can you sign off on my class schedule?

—"Little Homeschool"
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Cherry Quartz[1] is a Quartz Gem living on Earth. A formerly corrupted Gem, she was healed with the help of Steven Universe. She debuted in "Little Homeschool". After being introduced to life once more, she decided to stay on Earth, living in Little Homeworld. She has been seen working at Beach City Funland, along with some other uncorrupted Quartzes.


Cherry Quartz is tall and broad-shouldered, like most other Quartzes. Her complexion is pink with salmon red and peach blotches, and (after being uncorrupted) she has three horns on her head; two where her ears would be, and one at the very top of her scalp. Her fluffy hair is pink-white and is in a ponytail, with her bangs covering one of her eyes. Her gemstone is located on her navel.

Her clothing consists of a rose top with burgundy details and shoulder pads, as well as rose shorts and white ankle boots.


Cherry Quartz's personality was somewhat influenced by the teachings of Homeworld. Although she seemed aggressive at first, after fully understanding what was going on, Cherry turned out to be kind and eager to join Little Homeschool.


Around 4,500 Years Ago

Cherry Quartz was presumably a Homeworld Gem (inferred from her continuing to practice social norms established by Homeworld's Caste System). At the end of the Rebellion, Cherry Quartz was unable to escape the Corrupting Light and became corrupted.

"Little Homeschool"

Steven uses the Diamond Aura Bottles and his healing spit in his bathroom to heal her. She is confused and immediately questions where she is and what happened to her. He explains that she was corrupted in a Diamond blast and proceeds to drive her to Little Homeworld and show her around. At the end of the episode, she asks Steven to sign off on her class schedule.


She can be seen in Beach City Funland managing the line for The Appalachian.

"Little Graduation"

She is seen after the graduation watching other gems put up a banner welcoming new gems into Little Homeworld.

"Together Forever"

She is one of the students attending Sapphire's lesson, and applauds Steven when he reveals that he will propose to Connie.

"Homeworld Bound"

She is briefly seen riding a cloud in Blue Diamond's room.

"Everything's Fine"

She is seen in Peridot's class as a student.


Cherry Quartz possesses standard Gem abilities, bubbling, shapeshifting, fusion, regeneration, and superhuman strength/durability.

Episode Appearances


Steven Universe

Steven was the first person Cherry Quartz met upon being healed. She was at first shocked at what was happening and where she was so Steven filled her in on things while driving her to Little Homeschool. He showed her the sights and classes there was to offer before presumably stopping to learn about Amethyst's class while she went to go have lunch with Steven. At the end of "Little Homeschool", she seemed to warm up to Steven as when she smiled while asking for him to sign off on her class schedule, which he does.


  • Cherry Quartz is the only corrupted Quartz to have a nose and eyes shown all the time. This was likely done to make her more emotive.
  • Before the premiere of Steven Universe Future, Cherry Quartz's name was first confirmed by Steven Universe Future storyboarder Drew Green on Twitter.[1]
  • Cherry Quartz in real life is thought to be a stone that can heal trauma from the past, referencing her being healed from her traumatic corruption.
  • Cherry Quartz's original model sheet depicts her with green markings instead of orange markings - whether this was just a placeholder or a remnant of a scrapped concept regarding her is unknown.


Image Description
Cherry Quartz's gemstone is located on her navel, featuring a hexagonal facet with blotches. The aforementioned spot patterns obscure the visibility of the top facet, rendering the facet pattern impossible to distinguish.


Click to view the gallery for Cherry Quartz.


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ve Characters in Steven Universe
Crystal Gems Human-Gem Hybrids: Steven Universe

Unfused Gems: AmethystBiggs JasperBismuthLapis LazuliLarimarPearlPeridotRubySapphireSnowflake Obsidian
Fusion Gems: AlexandriteCrazy Lace AgateGarnetMega PearlObsidian (Rose Quartz Fusion)OpalRainbow QuartzSardonyxSugilite
Hybrid Fusions: Obsidian (Steven fusion)Rainbow Quartz 2.0Smoky QuartzStegStevonnieSunstone
Inactive Gems: Rose Quartz
Humans: Connie Maheswaran
Pets: LionPumpkinCat Steven

Homeworld Gems Unfused Gems: CombyEmeraldPebblesPeridotsSapphiresSpinel

Fusion Gems: MalachiteTopazZebra Jasper (fusion)Giant RubyRuby (triple fusion)Lemon JadeBluebird Azurite
Inactive Gems: Pink Diamond

Off Colors Unfused Gems: PadparadschaRutile Twins

Fusion Gems: FluoriteRhodonite
Humans: Lars Barriga

Other Gems (Formerly) Corrupted Gems: AlbiteAngel Aura QuartzBig Bird • Biggs Jasper • BixbiteBlue ChalcedonyBlue Lace Agate • Cherry Quartz • ChrysocollaDesert GlassEarth BeetleGrossular DiopsideHeaven Beetle • Jasper • Lace Amethyst • Larimar • Moonstone • Nephrite • Ocean JasperOrange Spodumene • Snowflake Obsidian • Tongue MonsterUnknown Giant Gem MonsterWater BearWatermelon TourmalineWhite TopazZebra Jasper (singular)Minor Corrupted Gems

Other Gems: Minor GemsUnknown Gems (Morganite • Nephrite-XJ Cut-763 • Unknown Quartz Warrior • Blue Diamond's Court • Pink Diamond's EntourageUnknown Crystal Gems67 Elite CitrinesPyritesHessonites, Demantoids, and PyropesKyanites)

Forced Fusions: Cluster Gems (The Cluster)

Comic Gems: Ant Gem MonsterClock Tower GemFrozen FragmentGlass GhostInvisible Manta RayMole Gem MonsterMolluskMonster Lizard GemObeliskOld Book GemPlant MonsterPerils of PweepweeRainbow Cloud MonsterRed Bird Gem MonsterRed Eel MonsterScorching ShardSlime Gem MonsterSlug MonsterSnowbeastTentacle MonsterUnknown Giant BirdVine Monsters

Other Major Characters Humans: Greg UniverseSadie Miller
Recurring Characters Humans: Andy DeMayoBarbara MillerBill DeweyBuck DeweyBuddy BuddwickDante and Martha BarrigaDoug MaheswaranPriyanka MaheswaranHarold SmileyJamieJaneJenny PizzaKevinKiki PizzaKofi PizzaMartyMr. FrymanMystery GirlNanefua PizzaOnionPeedee FrymanQuentin FrowneyRonaldo FrymanShepSour CreamSuitcase SamVidaliaYellowtailZoomans (F-3Jay-TenU-12Wy-Six)

Others: Baby MelonBlue CrabsCactus StevenHolo-PearlMagic MossSteven Jr.Watermelon Stevens

Minor Characters Humans: The Best Diner in the World's WaitressEmpire City Wildlife Rehabilitation Center EmployeeGaryGreg's family (Aunt and Uncle • Aunt DebGrandfatherParentsGreat-aunt Gregargia) • Hospital Employees (Dr. GeroDr. StrombergDr. West) JeffKhajima, Jaime, and BrandishMarty's RoadiesMayoral BodyguardsMike KrolOnion's Friends (Garbanzo • Pinto • Soup • Squash) • Patricia and DanielRickySabinaSteven's BabysitterSunshine JusticeWilliam Buford BuchananWilliam DeweyMinor Human Characters

Animals: Butt LobsterCrystal BasiliskDogMask Island FishOnion's MouseOnion's SnakeParty GuyRaccoonSeagullsSnakeSteven The ThirdSusanMinor Animal Characters
Aliens: Beetle AliensBird Blob AliensUngulate AliensWorm AliensFlower-Like AliensMinor Alien Characters

Fictional Characters Cookie CatDogcopterMearlPizza JennyMinor Fictional Characters

Camp Pining Hearts: PaulettePercyPierre
"Garnet's Universe": FoxmanHopperHoppyRingo
Golf Quest Mini: AceAce's Father
Li'l Butler: Li'l ButlerMr. MoneyMrs. MoneyDaughter Money • Dirtbike Money
Lonely Blade: Evil JanitorLonely BladeLonely Blade's Brother
Rose's Room: Cloud ConnieTiny Floating Whale
The Spirit Morph Saga: ArchimicarusLisaPlinkmanWind Lizard

Antagonists CentipeetlesCrab MonstersCrystal ShrimpDrill ParasitesElectric SkullsFryboRed EyeRobot Shooty ThingSmoke MonsterWater Clones
Alter Egos Billy Bank AssetsChunk TruckConcrete HeatDashing Danny DooberHandsome Hank HackleschmidtHowl JonesLoch Ness BloggsterPurple PumaSea WaspShark-O-ManiaTiger Millionaire
Attack the Light Blue LightGreen LightIndigo LightOrange LightRed LightViolet LightWhite LightYellow Light

Groups: Light ArmyBlue Monsters • Green Monsters • Indigo MonstersOrange MonstersRed Monsters

Save the Light Hessonite • SquaridotHessonite's Citrines
Unleash the Light DemantoidPyrope
The Phantom Fable Fable • Lonely PearlJasper (Eyeball)
Groups The Cool Kids • Crystal Gems • Crystal Temps • The "Famethyst" • The Great Diamond Authority • Homeworld Gems • Off ColorsSadie Killer and the SuspectsSecret Team • Steven and the Stevens • Zoomans • Species
Gem Types Aquamarines • Bismuths • Diamonds • GarnetsJades • Lapis Lazulis • Nephrites • Pearls • Pebbles • Peridots • Quartzes • Rubies • Sapphires • Topazes • Zircons