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Martin D. Fuller, ASA, MGA

 

Email: martin@martinfullerassociates.com

Website: www.martinfullerassociates.com
Contact Information:
7921 Jones Branch Dr Ste 390
McLean, VA 22102
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1 (703) 442-6690


Appraiser Profile:

Qualifications of Martin D. Fuller, GG (GIA), ASA-MGA, NAJA-CSM

 

* Secretary of National Association of Jewelry Appraisers 2012 – 2015 (NAJA)

* NAJA Representative to the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) of The Appraisal Foundation – 2012 - Present

* Member of the Personal Property Resource Panel of The Appraisal Foundation – 2012 to Present

* American Society of Appraisers (ASA) - Senior Member, Certified & Re-Certified 2009, 2014

* Master Gemologist Appraiser (MGA), American Society of Appraisers – Certified; Re-Certified 2009, 2014

* Graduate Gemologist; Gemological Institute of America – Certified

* National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) - Certified Senior Member (CSM) Designation 2005, 2010, 2015

* Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Alumni Association, Washington, D.C. Chapter Past-President (2001-2003), Past-President 1991-93) & Vice President (1989-91)

* Chairman (2004-2015) Gems & Jewelry Committee, Vice-President (2015) Washington, D.C. Chapter of American Society of Appraisers

*Founder, past-publisher and former editor of “The District of Gemology”

* Co-founder and former editor of the Washington, DC Chapter GIA Alumni original website, www.dcgia.org

* Co-author of the 5th edition of Dorothy Rainwater’s Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers

*2005-2011 Smithsonian Resident Associate Program Instructor

*Advisor and contributor to Madeleine Albright’s book, Read My Pins and the MKA brooch collection museum exhibits

*Advisor to The Gem Guide 1995 – Present

* Masters Exam Administrator – Smithsonian/George  Mason University History of Decorative Arts - Jewelry

* Recognized Expert Witness

                -  Washington D. C. Superior Court

                -  Fairfax County, Arlington County & Alexandria, Virginia Civil & Circuit Courts

-  U.S. Federal District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria, Virginia

-  U.S. Federal District Court, Central District of California, Santa Ana, California

-  U.S. Federal District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, Northern Division, Bay City, Michigan

 

* Continuing Education

                - 2015 1st International Emerald Symposium - Bogota, Colombia

                - 2015 NAWCC Counterfeit Watch Seminar

                - 2015 NAJA Washington, DC Conference - Speaker

                - 2015 AGA Tucson Conference

                - 2014 World of Gems Conference - Chicago

                - 2014 NAJA Summer Conference - Chicago

                - 2014 ASA Annual Conference Savannah - Speaker

                - 2014 ASA/AGL Gemstone Country of Origin and Treatment Seminar

                - 2014 ASA/GIA Advanced Diamond Grading Seminar

                - 2014 NAJA Tucson Conference Participant & Speaker

                - 2013 NAJA Pittsburgh Conference Participant & Speaker

                - 2013 NAJA Tucson Conference Participant & Speaker

                - 2012 World of Gems Conference - Chicago               

                - 2012 NAJA Seattle Conference Participant & Speaker

                - 2012 NAJA Tucson Conference Participant & Speaker

                - 2011 ASA Washington, D.C. Conference

                - 2011 NAJA Conference Tucson

                - 2010 Gemstone Industry & Laboratory Conference - NAJA Recertification

                - 2009 ASA Master Gemologist Appraiser Written Exam & Recertification

                - 2009 AGA Conference Tucson

                - 2008 Bill Hoefer Insurance Appraisal Symposium                   

                - 2007 AGA Conference Tucson

                - 2007 AGTA Corundum Treatment Seminar

                - 2007 NAJA Tucson Conference

                - 2006 International Gemological Symposium

                - 2005 NAJA Certified Senior Appraiser Designation

                - 2005 NAJA Tucson Conference

                - 2004 NAJA Philadelphia Conference – Instructor

               

* Clients include: Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Customs & Border Protection, The Department of Homeland Security, US Secret Service, U.S.D.O.J., D.E.A., Federal Trade Commission, Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Neiman Marcus, Saks’s Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s.

* Consultant to Fairfax County Dept. of Consumer Affairs

* Consultant to Smithsonian Institution Gems & Minerals Division

* Consultant to Hillwood Museum, Washington, D.C.

Current As of December 31, 2015.