Voltaire, F.G.G., G.G.,
Accredited Senior Gemologist, Geologist and
is an Accredited Senior Gemologist, Geologist and Member
of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, with over 35
years of professional experience in every aspect of the jewelry
industry. My goal is to provide careful, fair and consistent grading,
appraisals and valuations in a timely fashion.
and Gem Identifications are done while you wait!
*Minimum charge for any service is $80.
independent and unbiased appraisals and gemological/jewelry services
in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The focus of our business is on the appraisal of fine jewelry
for the jewelry trade, buying public, financial institutions,
probate attorneys and the insurance industry. At your disposal
is a fully-equipped
Gemological Laboratory and Reference Library
The following types of appraisals are provided:
Degree in Geology, with an emphasis in the
mineralogy of gemstones, Minor: Fine Art
Gemologist, Deutsche Gemmologische Gesselschaft (German
Institute for Advanced Professional Training in Gemmology)
Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America
Senior Gemologist, American Gemological Association
Society of Jewelry Historians
- National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
Years Professional Experience in Jewelry Appraising,
Fine Jewelry Buying, Diamond Grading, Jewelry Design and Benchwork.