Juanita E. Addeo FGA GG ASA
Master Gemologist Appraiser ®
Education: Graduate Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, Ca. 7/’80
American Society of Appraisers, achieved Master Gemologist Appraiser® designation, Accredited Senior Appraiser, June 1991 (47 International designations to date).
GIA Jewelry Design, May ’78
University of Central Fl., Commercial Art, ‘82
Achieved Fellowship Gemological Association of Gemological Assoc. of Great Britain (Gem-A) August 2016
Business: Addeo Jewelers, Heathrow, Fl., established 1989 through present. Appraisals, and custom order work. Continuation of third generation family business. By appointment only.
President, Addeo Jewelers Inc., Casselberry, Fl.
Established 1973 to 1987. Full retail fine jewelry business employing 5 people.
President, j. Eugenia Addeo Company, Park Avenue Winter Park, Fl. Upper end fine jewelry salon 12/’77- 3/’80.
Owner, Bambini’s, manufacturer of precious metal line of baby bracelets. ’96 through present.
Owner, Melee Enterprises, manufacturer of multiple metal dog tags. ’76 through ’02.
Addeo Jewelers, Inc., N.Y., N.Y., established 1949. Diamond Exchange family business. (Relocated in 1972).
Addeo Appraisers - Engaged as an independent Appraiser of gems and jewelry for Individual insurance policy needs, financial institutions, Banks, DEA, State of Florida, insurance firms, IRS, negotiation, hypothetical cases, comparison shopping, dissolution of property, Estate/Probate, Liquidation, Gem identification, and loss.
Consultant for negotiating and/or appraising large diamonds: a 30.03ct D, Flawless, 18.63cts natural fancy Intense yellow diamond, 9 carat pink, and 22.6cts cushion.
Achievements: Winner, ’84 De Beers Diamonds Today Competition
Participated in task force Committee of ASA Gems/Jewelry in answering and addressing the revisions to Federal Trade Commission’s Guide for Jewelry, Precious Metals and Pewter Industries (the “Guide”)
Gem-A Project: What kind of Diamond is Forever? Understanding the challenge of Synthetic
Diamond to Natural Mined in the Marketplace
Professional Courses: A.S.A. Principles of Value, PP 201 6/’95
Gems and Jewelry Appraisal Techniques and Standards GJ 206 2/’90,
Appraisal Theory, Methods and Application, GJ 205 2/’05, GJ 205 6/’’12
Insurance Documentation by the Retail Jeweler 2/’94, A.S.A.
Advanced Updates Estate Appraising, 6/’99
Advanced Diamond Grading, ASA invite to GIA Laboratory Carlsbad 7/’13
Recognizing Treated Gems and Origin Issues, Chicago, 5/’15 GJ 209/b
Synthetic Diamonds: The Products, Perceptions and Retailers 5/’15
Conferences: 18th Annual Antique & Period Jewelry and Gemstone Conf,7/’97, Univ. of Maine, Orono
19th Annual Antique and Period conference 7/’98, University of R.I., Providence
9/’14 Rapaport International Diamond Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale
11/’15 Gemological Assn. Great Britain/Fed. European Ed. Gemologists Conf., London UK
A.S.A. International Conferences:
Chair, Gem/Jewelry Conference Committee Boca Raton 2016
’15 Las Vegas, Nv ’10 Las Vegas, Nv ’05 Austin, Tx ’99 Boston, Ma
’14 Savannah, Ga ‘09 Orlando, FL ’04 Kansas City,
‘12 Phoenix, Az ’06 Brooklyn, NYC, NY ’01 Pittsburgh, Pa
Certification: This appraiser has completed the Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue discrimination Test and was
Found to have average or better hue discrimination. Date of last test 5/13/15.
Current USPAP requirements for compliance updated 2015.
Completed recertification of Master Gemologist Appraiser? status 2005, 2010, & 2015
Member: American Society of Appraisers (served as Chapter Pres, VP, Sec & Treas.)
Jewelers Vigilance Committee Accredited Gemologist Association
GIA Alumni Jewelry Appraisers of the World American Society of Jewelry Historians
Curriculum Vitae last update 9/30/16