PODCASTS

These brief podcasts are a valuable insight empowering you to pursue ownership and purchasing jewelry.  The podcasts touch on the rich history of jewelry from two industry professionals who share their knowledge and experiences.

With Jewelry Apraiser Virginia Utley  of www.palmbeachjewelryappraisals.com

And John David Cooney

Colleagues working together giving insight

Buying Diamonds on Line #1

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney | 5:11 Minute

Safe Deposit box or Home Safe #2

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney | 3.22 Minute

Cleaning Your Jewelry #3

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 6:41 Minute

Pins and Brooches #4

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 3:47 Minute

Tips on Pearls #5

by Virginia Utley, and John David Cooney | 3.30 Minute

Is it a Brand Name? #6

by Virginia Utley, John David Cooney | 4:43 Minute

Jewelry Forensics #7

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 5:31 Minute

Value differences for the same piece of Jewelry #8

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

I Lost My Ring #9

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

Treated Diamonds #10

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

Lab Grown Diamonds #11

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

The Lure of Jewelry ,I must have that piece! #12

by Artist NameVirginia Utley and John David Cooney

The Engagement Story #13

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 15

Buying Color with Confidence #14

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 16

When is it time to let go #15

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney

4-C's Cut Grade #16

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney

4-C's COLOR GRADE #17

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney

4-C's Carat Weight #18

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney

4-C's Clarity #19

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney

Basics on colored diamonds, real or enhanced #20

by Artist NameVirginia Utley and John David Cooney

Designing your new Jewel #21

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 23

Designing with Platinum #22

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 24

Up-Cycling #23

by Artist NameVirginia Utley and John David Cooney | 25

Professionals using Professionals #24

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 25

The Grand Gesture #25

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 26

A Working Sundial, a jewelry design that tells time #26

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 26

Problem Solving #27

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 27

Protecting the Consumer #28

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | #28

Virginia Utley
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  • Looking for an Appraiser
  • Virginia Utley of Palm Beach Jewelry Appraisals, in my mind, the absolute best!
  • Virginia L Utley, Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser
  • PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
  • INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED GEMOLOGIST APPRAISER, American Gem Society

  • To maintain this title a yearly recertification exam must be passed.
    Gemological Institute of America – Gemologist 1989, #291-9109
    American Gem Society – Accredited Gemological Laboratory
    Member Firm and titles of:
    INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED GEMOLOGIST APPRAISER
    Certified Gemologist Appraiser
    Certified Gemologist
    Silver AppraiserMember of National Association of Jewelry AppraisersMember American Society of Jewelry HistoriansMemberPalm Beach Atlantic University
    • Bachelor of Science, Management of Human Resources

    Florida State University,

    • undergraduate studies in psychology and communications

    College International de Cannes

    • French Language Studies

    International Society of Appraisers, Courses #101, #102, #103.

    • Ethics and Professional Practices
    • Terminology, Identification, Authentication, and Research Methodology
    • Federal Tax Functions, responsibilities, liabilities and report writing
      Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice

    The Appraisal Standards and The Appraisal Foundation is authorized by Congress as the Source of Appraisal Standards and Appraiser Qualifications.

    Florida Real estate license, inactive status

    Expert witnessUniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Compliant

GIA

GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE of AMERICA

Established in 1931, GIA is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. A public benefit, nonprofit institute, GIA is the leading source of knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewelry.

WWW.GIA.EDU