IIJA Donors and Supporters

IIJA Donors and Supporters

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.

Financial Donations 2018

Diamond Level $1500.00+

The FitzGibbon Family Foundation

Tom Chatham, Chatham Created Gems

Platinum Level $1000.00+

Mary Racek

Gold Level $500.00+

Joanna and William Emmett

Silver Level $250.00+

Astrid S. Davis

Pandora Christy

Bronze Level $100.00+

Saarah Hyder

Ruth Buys

Roger Brown

David Gilreath

Tracy Thomas

Western States Gemology

Don and Patsy Buford, Dust Devil Mine, OR

General Fund Donors

Randal and Penny Arvizu

Peter Cammick

Lisa Poulson

Patricia Castronova

Charles Breitsprecher

Donations of Gemstones, Equipment, Etc.

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.