The Insurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisal Inc. would like to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks for the generous donations provided by the individuals and companies listed below. Without the support of the community and industry our work would not be possible. To each of you I would like to extend my sincere appreciation for your generous contributions.
Robert James FGA, GG
President, Insurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisal Inc.
The IIJA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Education Organization whose purpose is to help people be successful in all segments of the gemstone industry. All donations to the IIJA are tax deductible under IRS rules for financial, study gemstones, tools and other categories. We welcome all inquiries and thank you for your consideration in supporting this effort. Please Note: Our greatest need at this time is financial donations.
The FitzGibbon Family Foundation
Tom Chatham, Chatham Created Gems
Tony Aalund, Jewelers Bench, Kingwood, TX
Joanna and William Emmett
Susanna L. Stachura
Susan J. Kelley
Simon Watt, Mayer & Watt
Don and Patsy Buford, Dust Devil Mine, OR
Jeff Lomax, JewelSmithe, Southern Pines NC
World of Nature
Gems by Design, Inc.
J. H. Revell Jewelers and Goldsmiths
DannaGrace Global Publishing
Rousseau Chain Ltd.
Cammilot Partners, LLC
Chatham Created Gems: An assortment of Chatham Created Gems and variety of created and treated gemstones so vast that listing here would be impossible. Thank you to Tom Chatham and everyone at Chatham Created Gems.
Robert C. Connelly: Meiji Techno microscope for student reference study and course production.