Professional gemology teachers
with the world's highest credentials.

State of the art programs with the latest
developments in the jewelry industry.

Program developed by state licensed
insurance professionals specializing
in jewelry insurance

Program developed by state licensed
insurance professionals specializing
in jewelry insurance

Program developed by state licensed
insurance professionals specializing
in jewelry insurance

Your new career as a jewelry
professional awaits you here!

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Welcome to the Insurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisal, the world’s foremost authority for education, training and support of gemologists and jewelry appraisers world-wide. We are a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Education Organization whose purpose is to help you be a more successful jewelry appraiser, gemologist, gemstone dealer or jewelry sales professional. Our programs are developed by state licensed insurance professionals along with gemologists holding the world’s highest gemological credentials. We are unique in the world of gemology and jewelry appraisal. We offer you professional training with certified programs, and at the lowest tuition rates in the world. We welcome you to the IIJA and look forward to working with you.

New Dates: May 6, 7, 8  2019

The IIJA Jewelry Appraisal Academy is an intensive three day training academy to help you establish or expand a successful jewelry appraisal business. This is a continuation of our commitment to providing professional jewelry appraisal career education at prices everyone can afford.

New dates are set. Class size limited to 16 so act fast to reserved your seat. 


Welcome to the 2019 IIJA RGA Re-Certification Course and Exam

It is required that all RGA title holders who completed their study before January 1, 2018 to take this course and exam to maintain their title. This course and exam must be successfully completed by March 1, 2019. Click the 2019-2010 certificate at left to access the Continuing Education course and exam.

IIJA Jewelry Appraisal Program Registration

 IIJA Registered Gemologist Appraiser Program

IIJA Registered Gemologist Appraiser Program Registration Form

About the Insurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisal Inc.

Learn about the IIJA, our history, and our commitment to quality education at an affordable price.

Meet the IIJA

Meet our staff and learn more about who is behind this amazing education opportunity. Learn more here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Industry Recognition

The IIJA is recognized world-wide for the quality of our program, and the integrity of our purpose. Learn more about our industry recognition here!

About the IIJA

Get the background information to learn about the IIJA history and structure. Click here for the information.

IIJA Donors and Supporters

Donors and supports who help make our non-profit education possible. See the list here!

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