515-421-4567
1200 Valley West Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Independent, Impartial, Professional Appraisals
Appraiser Credentials

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Jacquelyn Dewdney

Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser

Accredited Member - International Society of Appraisers



Profile

 

Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser providing gemstone and jewelry appraisal services for Advanced Jewelry Appraisals, LLC, an Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser firm that has been certified by the American Gem Society.

Education and Professional Development

Bachelor of Arts - Art History

Drake University

Art History


Accredited Member - International Society of Appraisers

Personal Property Appraiser specializing in Gems and Jewelry

  • Accredited Member - 2014
  • Member - 2013
  • Core Course in Appraisal Studies - 2013
  • 15 Hour Personal Property USPAP - 2013
  • Candidate - 2012


Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser

American Gem Society

2014




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2010

 

Demonstrated the knowledge, education, experience, and ethics required to earn the Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser title as awarded by the International Board of Directors of the American Gem Society.  This title is awarded to the individual whose sole business is appraising.  In addition to the requirements of the Certified Gemologist Appraiser, the independent appraiser has completed an extensive course in personal property appraising and is responsible for submitting proof of continuing education every five years. 

 

 

 

  •  Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser - 2010
  •  Advanced Personal Property Appraiser - 2006
  •  Certified Gemologist Appraiser - 2005
  • Certified Gemologist – 2005
  • Registered Jeweler – 2004

 

Graduate Gemologist

Gemological Institute of America

         2003

      • Gem Identification - 2003
      • Graduate Colored Stones - 2003
      • Colored Stone Grading - 2003
      • Colored Stones - 2001
      • Diamond Grading - 2001
      • Diamonds - 2000

       

      Professional Experience

       

      Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser

                         2007 - present

      Advanced Jewelry Appraisals, LLC

      Des Moines, IA

      Providing independent jewelry appraisal services for use in insurance replacement, estate, comparison, settlement/distribution of property, and liquidation. Additional services include  Lab services for gemstone identification, and qualitative reports. 

       

      Gemologist/Appraiser

                                2003 -2005

      Josephs Jewelry Stores

      West Des Moines, IA

      Gemologist/Appraiser performing in-store appraisals, and assisting customers with diamond, colored stone, and fine jewelry purchases for independent jeweler. 

       

      Jewelry Designer

                                 1996- 2006

       

       

      Jacci Designs

      Runnells, IA

      Jewelry Designer.  Design and fabrication of original handcrafted jewelry sold through boutiques, art galleries, on-line galleries, gift shops and craft shows.

       

       

       

      Professional Organization Memberships

      • American Gem Society
      • Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association
      • International Society of Appraisers

       

      Conferences / Seminars / Recertification

      • Pearl Grading (GIA) September 2004
      • Diamond Cut Grading Seminar (GIA) May 2007
      • World of Gems Conference – September 2008
      • American Gem Society Conclave – April 2009
      • World of Gems Conference – October 2010
      • American Gem Society Conclave – April 2011
      • Corundum Treatments and Pricing Workshop – Gemworld International – October 2011
      • Pearls (GIA) - March 2012
      • International Society of Appraisers - 15 Hour USPAP - March 2013
      • International Society of Appraisers - Core Course in Appraisal Studies - June 2013
      • American Gem Society Annual Recertification - 2005 through September 2014
      • World of Gems Conference - September 2014
      • International Society of Appraisers Annual Conference - April 2015

       

      For more information, or to schedule an appointment please call 515~421~4567.