We appraise jewelry for insurance
replacement and estate purposes, sales, and charitable donations.
With three AGS Certified Gemologist Appraisers and more than 90
years of company history in fine jewelry, we offer the most
qualified staff in the metropolitan area. To schedule a complimentary consultation, please contact us by phone or email.
About AGS and GIA
Membership in the American Gem Society (AGS) can only be obtained by jewelers who subscribe to the most ethical, trustworthy, and highest educational standards in the industry. Our jewelers have consistently met the most stringent requirements in gemological knowledge, so the consumer is guaranteed to be in expert hands. Each Elleard Heffern Certified Gemologist Appraiser is required to pass comprehensive exams annually, in order to ensure that they are up-to-date on the latest industry findings.
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is the undisputed educational institution of the gem and jewelry industry. The GIA provides on-campus and learn-at-home curricula in gemology, jewelry manufacturing arts, business management, and retailing. Since 1931, the GIA has made it possible for graduates to gain the skills needed for professionalism and success today.
AGS Certified Gemologist Appraisers: Kit Heffern, Anne M. Pokoski, Melinda Haxel
GIA Graduate Gemologists: Kit Heffern, Melinda Haxel
GIA Gemologist: Anne M. Pokoski
AGS Accredited Gem Laboratory since 1975