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ASA to Debut ‘Fundamentals of Jewelry Appraisal’ Course

It’s designed to provide students an introduction to the core competencies that every appraiser needs to know.

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(PRESS RELEASE) RESTON, VA — The American Society of Appraisers will debut its new one-day Fundamentals of Jewelry Appraisal course. The course will be held be held in:

The class is designed to provide students an introduction to the core competencies that every appraiser needs to know to accurately value gems and jewelry for scheduled insurance coverage. Everything from ethics, vocabulary, research and report writing is covered in the class presented by ASA Master Gemologist Appraisers® with over 3 decades of appraising experience. Video modules will teach you how to recognize manufacturing and stone setting techniques, judge the quality of repairs, stone setting and overall workmanship, as well as techniques to measure and grade mounted gems and diamonds. You’ll learn the basic skills you need to confidently appraise gems and jewelry and upon completion of the class, you’ll also receive a frameable certificate from the American Society of Appraisers.

For more information or to register, visit www.appraisers.org or call (800) 272-8258. Registrants who register before Dec. 31, 2019, will receive a complimentary electronic copy of the ASA Jewelry Appraisal Handbook, an indispensable reference work for the practicing gems and jewelry appraiser and official course recommended reading. It is a $95 value.

Grants for students to pay for tuition are available from the ASA Educational Foundation.

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