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Kathleen M. Turner, ASA



Contact Information:
3001 Carlsbad Blvd Suite 12
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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1 (760) 504-6343

Appraiser Profile:

Active in the Jewelry Industry since 2002, Kathleen Turner began as a professional Jewelry Consultant, buyer, appraiser, and custom jewelry designer. She opened Cal Coast Jewelry Appraisers as an independent gemological laboratory and appraisal practice in 2016. Kathleen is a qualified jewelry appraiser with a minimum of 20 accredited hours of continued appraisal and gemological education per every two years.

 Jewelry Appraisers Credentials & Background

Kathleen M. Turner GG, ASA, NAJA
GIA Graduate Gemologist
ASA Accredited Senior Appraiser

Education                               American Society of Appraisers (ASA) courses listed below
                                                 Gemological Institute of America, GG (GIA)
                                                 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)
                                                 Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, AA (FIDM)                                              

Business                                  Owner, Cal Coast Jewelry Appraisers Inc.                                                     

Qualifications                        Graduate Gemologist (GIA) #0010080235 2008
                                                National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) 2019

Expert Witness                     Qualified under the San Diego Supreme Court and JAMS Arbitration-Orange County

Continued Education           USPAP    Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice 

                                                                        * 15-Hour National USPAP Course 2016-2017
                                                                        * 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course 2018-2019, 2020-2021

                                                American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Candidate Member

                                                                        * PG201-000– Introduction to Personal Property Evaluation 8/16/2018
                                                                        * GJ202-000– Appraising Gems and Jewelry for Insurance 5/9/2018
                                                                        * GJ203-000– Appraising Gems and Jewelry for Advanced Assignments 10/25/2018 
                                                                        * GJ209-00E– Jewelry Forensics for Appraisers (GIA) 5/7/2018
                                                                        * GJ210-000– Master Gemologist Appraiser Examination 5/6/2018
                                                                        * PG204-000– Personal Property Valuation – The Legal and Regulatory Environment

Appraisal Institute (AI)

                                                                        * IRS Valuation Symposium 2018


                                                                        * 2018 AGA Tucson Gemological Conference
                                                                        * 2019 AGA Tucson Gemological Conference

                                                      Gem World

                                                                        * Corundum Treatments & Pricing Workshop 2017
                                                                        * Colored Stone Grading & Pricing Workshop 2018                                                             

Memberships                       American Society of Appraisers ASA
                                              National Association of Jewelry Appraisers NAJA
                                              Jewelry Appraisers of the World JAW
                                              Women’s Jewelry Association WJA