Archive for the ‘Gems & Jewelry’ Category

Spotlight on ASA’s NorCal Chapter Rising Star Event

TweetOn Tuesday, October 24, 2017, ASA’s NorCal Chapter launched its Rising Stars event in San Francisco, California. This remarkable affair took place at the University Club of San Francisco creating an ambiance of style and sophistication. Coordinated by dedicated members of the Chapter, this occasion was driven to attract individuals from the area who were […]

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Conference Spotlight: ASA Attends World of Gems Conference

TweetOn September 23-24, 2017, ASA attended one of the largest gathering of Gems and Jewelry professionals at the World of Gems Conference in Glenview, Illinois. Globally recognized as a premier industry event, this international conference offered cutting edge topics on current market trends and gemological education. ASA was represented by California-based gems & jewelry appraiser, […]

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ASA News Spotlight: ASA – NAIFA Proposed Merger

Tweet Editor’s Note: The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the original multidisciplinary valuation society, and the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA), the leading voice for independent professional real estate appraisers, have announced that they have reached an agreement to move forward with a Memorandum of Understanding leading to the merger of NAIFA into […]

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Education Spotlight: Gemology Boot Camp and Appraising Gems and Jewelry for Insurance Coverage

TweetEditor’s Note: The American Society of Appraisers announces the offering of a Gemological Boot Camp on July 31-August 3, 2017 and the Appraising Gems and Jewelry for Insurance Coverage course on August 4-7, 2017 at Jewelry Television in Knoxville, TN. These phenomenal offerings will provide gems & jewelry professionals with tools needed to become successful […]

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The American Gem Trade Association GemFair Conference Recap

TweetTuesday, January 31-Sunday, February 5, 2017, the American Society of Appraisers participated in the 2017 American Gem Trade Association Gem Fair and Conference in Tucson, Arizona. This year’s conference focused on the rise of silicosis and the health concerns within the colored gemstone industry. Special attractions and extraordinary seminars were presented throughout the conference from […]

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ASA Launches New Online Reaccreditation Portal

TweetReaccreditation Process Simplified—Now Available Online Editor’s Note: ASA sat down with the Chair—Board of Examiners, Douglas R. Krieser, ASA, to find out more about the Society’s new Online Reaccreditation Portal. ASA: Tell us more about ASA’s new Online Reaccreditation Portal? Krieser: ASA is moving from a process of sending in your-accreditation’ packet to a process […]

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ASA Visits Shanghai China

TweetThe American Society of Appraisers had the pleasure of traveling to China as guests of the Shanghai BETTER Institute of Jewelry to offer appraisal training for gems and jewelry professionals. The collaboration with Shanghai BETTER Institute of Jewelry is part of the continuing effort by ASA to expand overseas and to provide the highest level […]

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2016 ASA International Appraisers Conference Wrap-Up

TweetThe American Society of Appraisers recently held its annual 2016 International Appraisers Conference on September 11-14, 2016 in Boca Raton, Florida at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. In keeping the tradition of providing the highest-level of education for appraisal experts, this year’s IAC featured more than 40 sessions of the most comprehensive educational programming […]

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Spotlight on ASA’s Jade: Identification, Treatment and Value Course

TweetEditor’s Note: The American Society of Appraisers new GJ207 – Jade: Identification, Treatment and Value course will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in Boca Raton, FL. For those new to this topic, let’s take a closer look to learn more with Q&A from course instructors, Branko Delijanin and Angelina Yip How has the industry […]

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2016 AAM MuseumExpo Recap

TweetOver 6,000 museum professionals attended this year’s American Alliance of Museum Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. ASA was represented by Connecticut-based personal property appraiser John A. Wood, ASA, Maryland-based personal property appraiser Genice R. Lee, ASA, and Jennifer Schleining, Accreditation and Reaccreditation services specialist from ASA’s National Office. The MuseumExpo brunch kicked off the event with […]

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