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YourGemologist's Credentials

Your Gemologist's...Credentials and Published Articles

Robert James FGA, GG

Award Date Gemological Certificate or Diploma Institute or Association

June 1978 Diamond Grading and Evaluation Gemological Institute of America
October 1979 Coloured Stone Grading and Identification G.I.A.
November 1979 Gemologist, GIA G.I.A.

November 1988 Registered Jeweler American Gem Society
May 1992 Certified Gemologist (CG) American Gem Society

March 2002 Certified Gemologist Appraiser (CGA) American Gem Society (Affiliate Status)

May 1988 Jewelry Retailing G.I.A.
August 1989 Pearl Grading and Evaluation G.I.A.
February 1996 Diamond Grading G.I.A.
February 1996 Detecting Fracture Filled Diamonds G.I.A.
February 1996 Gem Identification G.I.A.
March 1996 Colored Stone Grading G.I.A.
May 1996 Gold and Precious Metals G.I.A.
October 1997 Insurance Replacement Appraisal G.I.A. 
March 1996 Graduate Gemologist (G.G.) G.I.A.

August 1997 Fellow (FGA) Gemmological Association 
of Great Britain

Professional Memberships:

Alumni Member G.I.A. Alumni Association

Fellow, Gemmological Association of Great Britain


Property and Casualty Insurance Adjuster, Texas Department of Insurance #1300433

Certified Education Provider, Texas Department of Insurance #3391









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Vista Joyera, Caribbean Editor for Jewelers Circular/Keystone publication





















Recognized as expert gemologist by the international media












Published author and gemologist












Recognized by the jewelry industry



















Internationally published on topics of gemology