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    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 Appraiser

    Member of National Association of Jewelry Appraisers

    Member American Society of Jewelry Historians

    Member Jewellery Appraisers of the World

    Palm 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.

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