Category: Gems & Jewelry
Continuing Education: 03
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Open to members seeking accreditation, reaccreditation or
advancement to MGA®. The Master Gemologist Appraiser ® Examination is a
practical examination. Requirements to pass the
1Five gemstones or diamonds will be assigned to the
student. They may or may not be mounted in jewelry. Correct identification
of the gemstones and accurate grading of the diamonds is required.The practical examination is
designed as a learning experience with immediate feedback on gemstone
identification and diamond grading.
2Submit an appraisal
report with the intended use of purchasing insurance coverage on 2 items that
must include (1) >1ct diamond piece (requiring a plot), and one important
gemstone piece, or 1 watch, or period jewelry piece.
The required report is to be comprised of items chosen by
the student. These may include items previously appraised for clients. All
identifying information for the student and the client are to be redacted from
the report prior to submission and replaced with the student ASA member number.
The student should submit the report to the Gems and Jewelry Education and
Accreditation Manager at ASA Head Quarters or bring the report with them to the
course location. The reports will be disseminated by ASA-HQ to the GJ BOE where
they will be reviewed for GJ report writing requirements. Constructive criticism
will be offered. Although the reports will not be graded, solely reviewed and
critiqued, failure to submit a report will result in no credit for the
Student must be an ASA Candidate
applying for the ASA Designation or Master Gemologist Appraiser ® Certification
or a current Master Gemologist Appraiser ® in need of
There is no available agenda as this is an exam