American Gemological Appraisals (AGA)
- Gemological Evaluations
- Jewelry Appraisal and Evaluations
- Damage Evaluations
- Special Investigations Unit
- Litigation and Expert Witness
ABOUT: Craig has over 43 years of professional appraisal experience in the jewelry and diamond trade. Your items are initially examined and the purpose and scope of work for your appraisal requirements are discussed and agreed before starting the assignment. Appraisal reports are provided for all types of fine jewelry, including antique, period and modern items of diamond and gem set jewelry. Assessments and valuations are also carried out on loose diamonds, and colored gemstones.
LAB AND TESTING: NAJA Accredited Gemological Laboratory
CREDENTIALS of Craig Sperling, CMA, RGA, GCA, CPS, CSMP: Certified Master Appraiser, CMA – National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA), Registered Gemologist Appraiser, RGA – International School of Gemology andInsurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisals (ISG andIIJA), Accociate, GCA – Global Claims Associates, Certified Pearl Specialist, CPS – Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA), Certified Sr. Management Professional, CSMP – Jewelers of America (JA).
EDUCATION: Insurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisers (IIJA) (2019), Appraisal Institute (AI) 2017, McKissock 2019, International School of Gemology (ISG) 2016-2017, 2019, 2021, American Society of Appraisers (ASA) 2002, Gemological Institute of America (GIA) 1980. Global Claims Associates (GCA) 2021.
TRADE ORGANIZATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS and AFFILIATIONS: Member – National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) #21819, Individual Member – Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) #816683, Jewelers of America (JA) #1002917, Global Claims Associates #82123, Professional Coin Grading Service-Collectors Club (PCGS) #927763, NGC Collectors Society (NGC) #CS043347, American Numismatic Association (ANA) #3202628, Member – Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), Accredited Member Better Business Bureau – A+ Rating (BBB) # 100076931, Charter Member Business Consumer Alliance – AAA Rated , Member Trust Link, Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Patriot Act Certified – TransGuardian, California Dept. of Justice – License #1976-1009, The Campaign for Ethical Pledge.