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NAJA Lists Final Lineup For ACE It™ Winter Virtual Appraisal Education Conference January 31, 2022 (0 comments)


Rego Park, NY—NAJA, the appraisal organization dedicated exclusively to gems and jewelry, will host its 57th ACE Iteducation conference streamed live Saturday and Sunday, February 19-20, 2022, from noon to 4 p.m. Eastern time both days. The program is designed to assist the professional appraiser’s continuing education. The daily programs are:  

Saturday, February 19, 2022:

Noon: Gem Varieties and Color Boundaries, with Dr. Michael S. Krzemnicki, FGA

1:00 PM: Must-See US Gemstone Mines, with Helen Serras-Herman, FGA

2:00 PM: Important American Jewelry Designers – Part II, with Michael Johnson, GIA GG

3:00 PM: Origin and its Effect on Pricing: An Appraiser’s Guide, with Richard Drucker, GIA GG

Sunday, February 20, 2022:

Noon: Filters, the Legends, the Myths and the Magic, with Charles Evans, FGA

1:00 PM: Unlocking the Beauty Within: Evaluating the Influence of Cut on Value, with Derek Katzenbach

2:00 PM: Inventories and Audits: The Role of the Professional Appraiser, with Çiğdem Lüle, PhD, FGA, and Heidi Harders GG

3:00 PM: Burmese Jadeite, Roland Schluessel, FGA. (Editor’s note: Burmese gems are again under U.S. sanctions. Read more here.)

Conference Program will be recorded and available until midnight on Sunday, February 27, 2022. 

Member pricing is $150 for the entire conference; non-member pricing is $250 for the entire conference. To see the full conference brochure, click here. For further information, contact Gail Brett Levine, GIA GG, executive director, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, (718) 896-1536, or

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