Antique Jewelry & Art Conference: A Preview of Jewelry Camp 2019 with Edward Lewand, Independent Appraiser & Co-Director of Jewelry Camp

Episode 28

Edward A. Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA, is a professional, independent appraiser of fine and antique jewelry. He works with attorneys on estates, trusts, insurance matters and copyright issues; appraisal theories and concepts; and matrimonial appraising. Edward also works with international accounting firms such as KPMG and PWC with banks for inventory review, as well as appraisals for the sale of major companies. Additionally, he is retained as a business consultant by jewelry companies.

Edward earned a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America and is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America as well as a Senior Accredited Member in Gems and Jewelry from the American Society of Appraisers.

Edward is the Co-Director of the Antique Jewelry & Art Conference (Jewelry Camp™), an international educational conference for the beginner to the advanced in antique, estate and modern jewelry, which is now in its 41st year.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • The certification process for appraisers, and why it’s important to know the background of the appraiser you’re working with.
  • The history of Jewelry Camp and who should attend.
  • The lineup of speakers and topics for the 2019 conference.
  • How Jewelry Camp exposes you to research and expert information about periods, styles, motifs and stones.

Ways to contact Edward Lewand:

Episode Transcript

Sharon Berman