Jennifer Thornton

*Graduate Gemologist (GG) of The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) April 3, 1995
*The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Accredited Senior Member
*National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) 1995-2009
*International Society of Appraisers (ISA); Certified Appraiser of Personal Property CAPP) 2000-2004

Bachelor of Science, Information and Library Services (UMA)

Associate in the Arts, Legal Assisting (Paralegal)

Jewelry Manufacturing Classes
Jewelry Repair, GIA 1992
Basic Stone Setting, GIA 1992
Advanced Stone Setting, GIA 1992
Counter Sketching, GIA 1993
Wax Class, GIA 1993
Advanced Bench Techniques, GIA 1993

Educational Conferences

*National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
*University of Maine, Annual Antique & Period Jewelry & Gemstone Classes
*The Antique Jewelry & Art Conference Jewelry Camp
*International Society of Appraisers
*American Society of Appraisers
*Accredited Gemologist Association

USPAP Update 7 hours, completed 2011

Trade Conventions
JCK, June, Las Vegas NV.
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Jewelry, Tucson AZ.

Additional Experience
*Retail Sales, Ben Bridge Jeweler
*Preview worker, Butterfield & Butterfield Auctioneers (Bonhams & Butterfield)
*Previewer for the publication, Auction Market Resources 1995-2000, A publication of Gems, Jewelry and Watches, Rego Park, New York

Office's Held
*President GIA Alumni-Los Angeles Chapter 1998- 2000
*American Society of Appraisers, Committee Member Gems & Jewelry 2003-2005
*American Society of Appraisers, Vice-Chair Gems & Jewelry, August 2005-2006
*American Society of Appraisers, Chair Gems & Jewelry 2006-2009
*American Society of Appraisers, Discipline Governor 2006-2010

Retail Clients
Arnold's Fine Jewelry, Pasadena CA.
Regency Jewelers, Los Angeles CA.
Ben Bridge Jewelers, Los Angeles County.

  • By Appointment Only
  • Your home or office (on-site)

In Depth Appraisals
13273 Ventura Blvd. Suite 101
Studio City, CA 91604
 Between Coldwater Cyn & Woodman Ave

(818) 988-5583

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