Description - Gems and Jewelry Appraising by Anna M. Miller
This new edition covers all the standards, procedures, and ethics of appraising gems, jewelry, and other valuables. Each step involved in conducting an appraisal is fully explained, with photos, case studies, key documents, worksheets and pricing data included. Registered Master Valuer Anna M Miller gives professional guidance and step-by-step instructions on how to: Build a clientele; Set fees; Get publicity; Handle insurance replacement claims; Photograph gems and jewellery; Research and write reports; Test metals; Research provenance; Master the different approaches to valuation; Use price guides; Understand legal and ethical aspects of appraising. This resource offers all the information that practising or aspiring appraisal professionals will need to establish an appraisal business, handle various kinds of appraisals, and provide an accurate, verifiable estimate of value.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(215mm x 280mm x mm)
Publisher: Gemstone Press
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Author Biography - Anna M. Miller
Anna M. Miller, G.G., M.G.A., R.M.V, is a jewellery historian, author, lecturer and instructor. The developer of the Master Valuer Program, a jewellery appraisal course that has been taught world-wide, she currently consults with individuals and companies on buying, selling, appraising, and interpreting the jewellery arts. Miller is the author of five books on gems and jewellery.