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Amy Walter, ASA, MGA

 

Email: amy@awalterappraiser.com

Contact Information:
85 S. E. 4th Ave.,Ste 101
Delray Beach, FL 33483
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1 (561) 274-4941


Appraiser Profile:

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE APPRAISER

Amy L. Walter is an independent appraise and consultant of gemstones and fine jewelry. She has 39 years experience in the jewelry industry including ten years in the New York City diamond district and 30 years of appraisal experience. Ms. Walter has worked extensively with the U.S. Marshals, U.S Customs and U.S. Secret Service. In addition Ms. Walter was the executive manager of diamonds and jewelry appraisals for a major chain of 11 retail stores in the New York City metropolitan area. Ms. Walter has experience testifying as an Expert Witness. Ms. Walter maintains a full Gemological Laboratory certified by the American Society of Appraisers.

 SPECIALIZATION:                 Diamonds: Ms. Walter was a Staff Gemologist at The Gem

                                                Trade Laboratory, Gemological Institute of America, N.Y.

 EDUCATION:

                                                Graduate Gemologist (in residence)

                                                Gemological Institute of America

 
                                                Bachelor of Arts Degree

                                                University of Colorado

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

 American Society of Appraisers, Senior Member, Specialty Gems & Jewelry

(1991-Present)

 Master Gemologist Appraiser Designation (1993-Present)

 Appraisers Association of America, Inc. (1991-1993)

 Friend of Appraisers Association of America, Inc. (1993-1999)

 International Society of Appraisers (1992-2006)

 Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association (1982-Present)

 The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, Senior Member (1991-Present)

 Accredited Gemologist Association (1991-1993)

 Association of Women Gemologists (1991-1993)

 American Society of Jewelry Historians (2011, 2012, 2013)

 Special Presentations, Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association (2012-Present)

 LECTURES:      

                        Guest Lecturer Florida Atlantic University Continuing Education, Appraising

                   

                        Guest Lecturer, Basic Gemology (2008, 2010)

 EXPERT WITNESS:

                                    Circuit Civil Court Palm Beach County

                              Main Judicial Complex, West Palm Beach

                        South County Courthouse, Delray Beach