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ISG Selects Instappraise as the Preferred Jewelry Appraisers’ Software Platform   April 06, 2022 (0 comments)


Calgary, Alberta--Instappraise, which produces professional jewelry appraisal creation and management software, has been recognized by the International School of Gemology (ISG), as its appraisal platform of choice for all ISG Registered Gemologist Appraiser students and graduates.  

To celebrate this new collaboration, Instappraise will provide a free, one-year subscription to all current and future ISG RGA graduates. Instappraise invites all current and future ISG RGA graduates to claim their free software subscription at and to call the Instappraise team 1-866-351-5566 for their one-on-one demo and on-boarding session. 

Established in the 1990’s under a different name, ISG became an independent and virtual gemology school in 2004 with the goal of serving more students quality educational content. For the Registered Gemologist Appraiser program, the ISG now offers a complete, eight-course curriculum of gemology and jewelry appraisal, including a full gemological lab and reference gemstones.  

The 8-course program for upcoming jewelry appraisers covers the following topics:  

1. ISG101 - Diamonds (14 lessons)  

2. ISG102 - Colored Gemstones (17 lessons)  

3. ISG103 - Gemology Tools and Techniques (16 lessons)  

4. ISG104 - Created and Treated Gemstones (14 lessons)  

5. ISG105 - Introduction to Watches (6 lessons)  

6. ISG106 - Pearls (9 lessons)  

7. ISG107 - Personal Property Appraisal (16 lessons)  

8. ISG108 - Evaluating Damaged Jewelry (8 lessons)  

Instappraise’s core values of innovation, integrity, quality and accessibility align with the ISG's values.  

“As a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Adjuster and president of the International School of Gemology, I am keenly aware of the need for a high-quality jewelry appraisal software solutions to support the accuracy and efficiency of jewelry appraisers,” said Robert James FGA, GG, president of the International School of Gemology. “The platform is uniquely qualified to meet the needs of both the jewelry appraiser and the insurance professionals who utilize those appraisals. For that reason, I incorporated Instappraise into our Registered Gemologist Appraiser education program at the ISG.”  

To learn more about ISG and their Registered Gemologist Appraiser Program, visit 

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