It’s set for Aug. 12-15.


(Press Release) The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) announces its 48th Annual Mid Year ACE It Education Conference to be held in Indianapolis, IN, Aug. 12-15.

The appraisal organization dedicated exclusively to gems and jewelry presents an outstanding program to assist the professional appraiser’s continuing education and an unparalleled networking experience.

The daily programs are:

Saturday, Aug. 12

  • InstaFamous: Insights from a Jewelry Blogger on Using Social Media to Promote Yourself and Your Brand - Kathleen Marino, GIA GG
  • From Bombshells to Bling: Jewels of the 1940s and 1950s - Gina D'Onofrio, FGAA
  • Looking Backwards Again. Archaeological Revival, Etruscan Revival, and Renaissance Revival Jewels of the 19th Century – Duncan Parker, FGA
  • Kismet: The Marriage and HIStory of the Tiffany Diamond and Jean Schlumberger – Lauren Kalman Abramowitz, GIA GG

Sunday, Aug. 13

  • Archaeogemology and the Appraisal Field - Çiğdem Lüle, GIA GG
  • Appraising The Big 3—Considerations When Valuing Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald – Stuart Robertson, GIA GG
  • Spectacular Spectrums - The Essentials for Successful Spectroscopy – Claire Mitchell, FGA
  • Corals and Cameos … Gifts from the Sea – Eric Fritz, FGA

Monday, Aug. 14

  • What’s Gem Carving Got To Do With It? (Appraising Jewelry, that is) – Sherris Cottier Shank
  • Insurance Appraising 101 With a Twist – How To Author an Insurance Appraisal Report That Will Weather the Insurance Casualty Storm - Charles Ellias, GIA GG
  • Treated Diamonds - HPHT - Sonny Pope
  • Clarity Enhanced Emeralds - The Whole Story - Wendi M. Mayerson, GIA GG
  • Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
  • The Appraisal That Made Me Serious $$$ Money $$$ - Eileen Eichhorn, GIA GG
  • Helping the Professional Appraiser to Provide a Fair and Proper Financial Outcome for Divorcing Parties - Dave Atlas, GIA GG
  • Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda - Deborah Finleon, GIA GG

For a conference brochure go to http://najaappraisers.com/html/conferences.html or for further information contact Gail Brett Levine, GG, executive director, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, 718-896-1536, f. 718-997- 9057, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.NAJAappraisers.com.

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