NAJA: The Tucson 2024 ACE©It Sessions
The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers to Feature an International Lineup of Speakers During their 61st ACE©It Winter Conference in Tucson.
The 61st ACE©It Conference will be held January 28th and 29th at the Tucson Convention Center and feature two fabulous days of presentations and hands-on sessions. The 2024 conference continues the association’s commitment to appraisal excellence, education, and the professional development of gem and jewelry appraisers. True to form, the NAJA ACE©It conference will provide information that attendees can use immediately in their appraisal businesses.
The Tucson gem & mineral shows provides the opportunity to get up-to-date gemological news, market trends, marketing tips, appraisal dos and don’ts, and to research prices. This year’s NAJA Tucson Conference features all that and more in one event!
Below is the list of experts invited to speak and their topics for presentation.
Highlights of the agenda:
Heading Towards A Century: Art Deco Jewels
Duncan Parker, Vice president and jewellery specialist at Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers
Update of GIA Activities with Artisanal Mining Guide
Robert Weldon Library Director, GIA
William Ruser: The Jeweler Who Charmed Hollywood
Judy Colbert, Manager of Visual Resources in the GIA Library in Carlsbad, California
Collateral Loan Valuation: Luxury Market Considerations
Caitlin St. John, Senior Vice President of Operations and Head of the New York Office of New York Loan by Luxury Asset Capital
Roland Schluessel, FGA., Pillar & Stone International
Identifying Jade: A Hands’ On Workshop
Richard Hughes, FGA., Lotus Gemology
From Appraiser to Influencer: Content Creation 101
Chris James T. Boehner, GG, AGA
Looking for Clues in All the Right Places
Teri Brossmer, NAJA Senior Member, AQB Certified USPAP Instructor.
Gemological Minds: Gemstone profiling to catch the “offenders”!
Assessing Comparables: The How, Why and When of Research
Deborah Finleon and Stuart Robertson
Jacob Lowry, Executive Director, Turquoise Museum
Preceding the Conference, NAJA is offering two dynamic hands-on works on Saturday January 27, 2024.