Jewelry Appraisals

Jewelry, gemstones, and timepiece valuation

Modern, Antique & Period Jewelry, Watches, Diamonds & Colored Stones

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Property Appraisals

Personal Property Values

Residential Contents (personal property within a residence) Silver, Ceramics, Glass & Household Contents

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Vickie L. Adams, BA, GG, ASA, MGA, Master Gemologist Appraiser®

Appraiser Qualifications

Vickie L. Adams serves appraisal clients in the Southern California area and operates a certified gemological laboratory.

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About Adams Appraisers

Vickie L. Adams, BA, GG, ASA Master Gemologist Appraiser® — Principal

Independent, Accredited, Jewelry, Gemstone and Watch Appraiser

  • Master Gemologist Appraiser®, MGA, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
  • AGA Certified Gemological Laboratory, #23
  • Graduate Gemologist (GG), Gemological Institute of America in residence
  • Accredited Senior Member (ASA), American Society of Appraisers
  • Accredited Senior Gemologist (AGA), Accredited Gemologists Association
  • Certified Insurance Appraiser™ (CIA), Jewelry Appraisal Institute
  • Certificate, Expert Witness, California State University Long Beach Extension

Ms. Adams has over 35 years of experience as an appraisal professional. She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), the oldest and most rigorous accrediting appraisal organization in the United States. She has continuously completed all mandatory re-accreditation requirements of the organization since 1982.

Additionally, Ms. Adams holds the Master Gemologist Appraiser® certification from ASA, the most coveted designation among Gems and Jewelry appraisers. She also earned her Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma in residence at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in 1978. She operates a state-of-the-art certified gemological laboratory that meets the stringent criteria of the American Society of Appraisers' Master Gemologist Appraiser® program and the Accredited Gemologist Association.

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