Understanding Jewellery Valuations

This course is ideal for anyone with an interest in the value of jewellery. This includes retailers, pawnbrokers, auctioneers and those involved in consumer complaints or insurance replacement.

  • Birmingham Assay Office
  • 9:30AM
  • £215 + VAT per delegate. Maximum of 8 delegates.

One Day Certified Course

COURSE OBJECTIVE

This course is ideal for anyone with an interest in the value of jewellery. This includes retailers, pawnbrokers, auctioneers and those involved in consumer complaints or insurance replacement. It is expected that delegates have some experience of jewellery and gemstones. The intensive one day course will give delegates confidence and knowledge, providing an understanding of the many different factors which impact the value of jewellery. Basic diamond, coloured gemstone and metal pricing will be discussed and delegates will examine items of jewellery for assessment. This course also includes a unique behind the scenes tour of the Hallmarking floor. The course provides 7 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity.

COURSE CONTENT

Valuation types and purpose

Valuation methodology

  • Basic diamond pricing
  • Precious metal pricing
  • Hallmark identification
  • Tour of Hallmarking Floor
  • Basic coloured gemstone pricing
  • Valuing antique and second hand jewellery
  • Documentation

Description writing

COURSE TUTOR – DAVID BYRNE FIRV FGA DGA

David is a member of the Institute of Registered Valuers. As an independent jewellery valuer he spreads his time between producing jewellery valuations for SafeGuard at Assay Office Birmingham, valuing antiques for auction houses, and has on occasion delivered courses for Birmingham City University at the School of Jewellery as a visiting lecturer.David’s many roles throughout his lifelong career within the jewellery business from retail management to valuer and tutor means that he has a wide range of experience and expertise and believes in sharing his knowledge in a common sense approach in order that delegates not only get the most out of the day, but also enjoy the experience.

COURSE FEE

£215 + VAT per delegate. Maximum of 8 delegates.

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