Last updateTue, 22 May 2018 10pm

Dates announced for 2017 ACE It Conference


Appraisers Continuing Education

NAJAlogo eThe National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) announces its 48th Annual Mid Year ACE© It Education Conference to be held in Indianapolis, IN on August 12 - 15, 2017. 

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, August 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, August 13

  • Archaeogemology and the Appraisal Field - Çigdem 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, August 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, August 15

  • 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

To retrieve a conference brochure go to http://najaappraisers.com/html/conferences.html or contact Gail Brett Levine, GG, Executive Director, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers at 718-896-1536 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..