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NAJA announces Mid-Year ACE© It Conference

50th edition of Appraisers Continuing Education event

NAJAThe National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) has announced its 50th Annual Mid-Year ACE© It Education Conference to be held in Baltimore, MD on August 11 - 14, 2018. 

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

The daily programs are: 

Saturday, August 11

  • Jewelry Law and Order: Cases, Facts, and Everything In Between, Tiffany Stevens and Sara Yood
  • Town Hall Meeting, Dave Atlas, GIA GG
  • Compared to What? Mark Cartwright, GIA GG
  • The Importance of Being Educated, Deborah J. Finleon, GIA G
  • Present Day Gemological Equipment: Affordable Must-Haves to the Down-Right Outrageous, Travis Lejman, GIA GG

Sunday, August 12

  • You Have A Website, Now What? Matthew Perosi
  • The Magic of Phenomenal Gems! Anna Schumate, GIA GG
  • Tales from the Public Auctions of Famous Jewelry Collections, Tracy Sherman
  • Down to Earth Mineral Appraising, Dr. Çigdem Lüle, GIA, GG, FGA
  • Is It Jade? Or Is It Pseudojade? Eric Hoffman
  • Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry, Elyse Zorn Karlin

Monday, August 13

  • Estate Exotics: Gems of the People - Collectible Beads, Sindi Schloss, GIA GG
  • Identifying Whitby Jet from its Simulants, Rebecca Tucker
  • Vintage Watches: Collecting, Collection, and Collectors, Gary Lester, GIA GG
  • The 4 C’s of Tiffany’s, Lauren Kalman Abramowitz, GIA GG

Tuesday, August 14

  • “You Didn’t, Seriously? How does repair or alteration affect the value of a jewel?” Duncan Parker, FGA, FCGmA
  • How To Spot and Price a Georgian Fake, Nicholle Mogavero, GIA GG
  • Amber, Poland’s Treasure, Denise Nelson, GIA GG

NAJA brochure

To retrieve a conference brochure go to http://najaappraisers.com/NAJASpring18c.pdf. For further information contact Gail Brett Levine, GG, Executive Director, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers at 718-896-1536, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.NAJAappraisers.com.