Jewelry & Coin Appraisers Qualifications

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BETH DOUGHTY


JEWELRY APPRAISER

Beth Doughty is an independent certified and accredited master appraiser specializing in the appraisal of modern, vintage, and antique fine jewelry, diamonds, gemstones, watches and silver flatware.  An appraiser with a family history in the jewelry business, Beth has over 35 years' experience in the retail, wholesale, distribution and design sectors of the jewelry industry.  Ms. Doughty earned her Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in 1995.  She received her Certified Master Appraiser credential from the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers in 2013, Master Gemologist® and Accredited Senior Appraiser from the American Society of Appraisers in 2014.  Beth is a highly respected jewelry appraiser in the appraisal profession, being one of only three jewelry appraisers in the United States to have attained the titles of Certified Master Appraiser (NAJA), Master Gemologist Appraiser® and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA). 


Professional Qualifications

 •   Graduate Gemologist (GG), in residence, Gemological Institute of America, 1995

 •   Certified Master Appraiser, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, 2013-Present 

•   Certified Senior Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, 2003-2013 

•   Certified Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, 2002 

•   Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, 1999-2001 

•   Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers, 2014 - Present 

•   Master Gemologist Appraiser, 2014 - Present 

•   Certified Gemological Laboratory #43, Accredited Gemologist Association, 2012 

•   Citrus College, A.S. Business Administration, 2008 Continuing 


Education 

•   Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 15-hour USPAP, 2012 

•   National Association of Jewelry Appraisers Continuing Education Conferences, 1999, 2001 through 2013 

•   Rolex Watch Seminar, Rolex, New York, 1997 

•   World of Gems Conference, 2012 

•   Gem World, Corundum Treatments & Pricing, 2013

•   American Society of Appraisers, Estate, Trust, & Estate Planning, Personal Property Conference, 2013 

•   American Society of Appraisers, Advanced Diamond Grading, GJ209a, 2014

 •   American Society of Appraisers, Recognizing Treated Gems and Origin Issues, GJ209b, 2014 

•   American Society of Appraisers, Master Gemologist Appraiser® Examination, GJ210, 2014 

•   National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Fundamentals of Watch for Valuation, 2014  

•   American Society of Appraisers, ASA International Appraisers Conference, 2014, 2016, 2017 

•   Seak, Inc., Expert Witness Seminar, 2015 

•   Farnsworth-Munsell 100 Hue Test for Color Vision, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2016 (All Superior Score) 

•   Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice , 7-hour USPAP, 2016, 2018  


Professional Associations 

•   Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Alumni Association 

•   American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

 •   National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)

 •   Accredited Gemologist Association, (AGA)

 •   Association of Independent Jewellery Valuers (AIJV)

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STEVEN DOUGHTY


COIN APPRAISER

Steve Doughty is an independent coin appraiser specializing in the appraisal of rare coins, modern, vintage and antique watches.  After a successful career in the executive corporate and retail jewelry worlds, Steve decided to pursue his lifetime passion with coins and watches.  He has earned the title of a Numismatic Scholar from the American Numismatic Association's Florence Schook School of Numismatics, completed and passed the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice's (USPAP) 15-hour course as well as USPAP's ongoing continuing education courses. Steve has completed ASA's Personal Property Appraisal Studies certificate program at Purchase College.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Californina State University, Fullerton.  He is a member in good standing with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA), the American Numismatic Association, and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors.


Professional Qualifications  

•   Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, 2014 - Present  

•   Member, American Numismatic Association, 2013 - Present  

•   Member, The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, 2013 - Present   

•   Purchase College, New York, Certificate of Appraisal Studies, 2015  

 •   California State University, Fullerton, B.A. Finance, 1982     


 Education 

 •   Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 15-hour USPAP, 2012 

 •   World of Gems Conference, 2012 

 •   National Association of Jewelry Appraisers Continuing Education Conferences, 2013  

•   American Society of Appraisers, Estate, Trusts, & Estate Planning, Personal Property Conferences, 2013 

 •   American Numismatic Association, Grading Coins Today, 2013  

•   American Numismatic Association, Detecting Counterfeit & Altered Coins, 2013  

•   American Numismatic Association, U.S. Mint Errors and Varieties, 2014  

•   American Numismatic Association, The Modern Minting Process, 2014  

•   American Numismatic Association, Grading U.S. Mint State Coins, 2014  

•   American Numismatic Association, U.S. Minting Errors and Varieties, 2015  

•   National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors, Fundamentals of Watches for Valuation, 2014  

•   American Society of Appraisers, ASA International Appraisers Conference, 2014, 2016 

 •   Seak, Inc., Expert Witness Seminar, 2015 •American Numismatic Association, Florence School of Numismatics, Numismatic Scholar, 2015 

•   Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, 7-hour USPAP, 2016, 2018     


 Professional Associations  

•   National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)  

•   American Numismatic Association (ANA) 

 •   National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC)c

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