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

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

Safe Deposit box or Home Safe

by Virginia Utley & John David Cooney | 3.22 Minute

Lab Grown Diamonds

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 5:05 Minute

Cleaning Your Jewelry

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

Pins and Brooches

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

Collecting

by Virginia Utley, John David Cooney | 4:04 Minute

Pearls

by Virginia Utley, and John David Cooney | 3.30 Minute

Is it a Brand Name?

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

Jewelry Forensics

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

Value differences for the same piece of Jewelry

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

I Love My Ring

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

Treated Diamonds

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

Your Title Goes HereLab Grown Diamonds

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney

The Lure of Jewelry ,I must have that piece!

by Artist NameVirginia Utley and John David Cooney

The Engagement Story

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 15

Buying Color with Confidence

by Virginia Utley and John David Cooney | 16

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