With humble roots from a non-gem trade family, as a lapidary hobbyist, Jeffery cut and polished his first gemstone at the age of fourteen launching him on a lifelong career that has taken him to more than 70 countries, and every continent except Antarctica.......
GEMS FROM THE PAST
APPRAISALS & CONSULATION
Jeffery’s formal gemmological training was accomplished at SSEF, the prestigious Swiss Gemmological Institute in Basel, Switzerland where he successfully completed and passed requisite exams for his Basic (BGC), Diamonds (BDC), Advanced Pearls, Advanced Colored Stones & Scientific Gemmology courses.
With five decades of broad-based gem and jewelry trade experience, Jeffery is uniquely qualified as a consultant and an independent appraiser. As such he has performed in-depth consultations on behalf of investors and has generated appraisals for both private and corporate clients.