Our lead gemologist and appraiser is a talented groundbreaking visionary for the gem and jewelry industry. Nathan has graduated from multiple gemological schools with the highest levels of accuracy in their history and always is seeking to innovate new techniques of identification. He also has multiple jewelry appraiser certifications specific to understanding jewelry construction, damage assessments and valuation strategies. His love for learning and natural aptitude for gemology and geology will only deepen his already deep experience and capabilities.
Our lead appraiser has a rich history with many different skills and abilities that have grown in proficiency through the years. Jim is a photo realistic fine artist who understands artistic nuances and is trained to see and perceive details that most people miss. His background of jewelry design, gemology, art history and manufacturing gives him a unique holistic understanding of appraising jewelry items.