The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

by Martin D. Fuller, FGA, GG (GIA)

Thursday, July 29, 2021; 7:00P.M. (EST)

Martin Fuller will reprise a presentation that he presented for NAJA earlier this month. It is jam packed with great photos and stories of the many auction worthy jewelry and people he has had the privilege of performing appraisals for over the years, including the Hope Diamond!!

July 29, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Admission is free for everybody! Please visit the Chapter’s website at

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Time: July 29, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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12 Responses to News

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  2. DONNA KEISER says:

    I am in need of help to sell my gemstone collection (collected over 25 plus years) most are faceted and I have original invoices with proof of origin.(As well as a wide variety of seclections) I must do this for medical reasons- as well as not one my 7 grand daughters share my passion. I also have a complete set of tools for identification (& proof therein). 2 microscopes, spectroscopes, et al) I know I’ve spent a fortune, yet I do not expect to get any where near the value. I have stones from A-Z precious & non-precious (all are precious to me). I also have premade settings…I had a business plan for home showings and it was profitable…until I could no longer control the slight tremors & other problems). I had to go on disability 1998 from my regular profession of consultant & broker for recyclables. I worked with both industrial companies as well as local & federal government setting guidelines for recycling. I worked both nationally & internationally throught marketing & advising certain Ambassadors . I also sat of several associations, as board member) I want to sell my entire collection as my family has no idea of value and would most likely throw them away/ WIth almost 1,000 stones that would be. such a waste ..Any advice (other than EBAY) is appreciated

    • Nellie Mayo says:

      Hello Donna. I’m sorry to hear about your health and the disinterest of your family.
      Have you progressed the sale of your collection since August?

      Kind regards

      Nellie Mayo

    • Benry Ejembi says:

      I am interested in the collection, How can this whole items be inspected?

    • Yelena says:

      Hello Donna, I’d be interested in helping you rehome your treasures, whether they go to me or someone else. What is the easiest way to contact you and view your collection?

    • john says:

      I have been teaching disabled veterans & children gem cutting for years and as a disabled veteran my self I would like to entertain the purchase of you whole collect. Sounds like great teaching tools!

    • I would have interest in the collection. If it becomes available please email me. Thanks Brian T Berger Graduate Gemologist. I am a published author in the field of gemstones, and have gemstones in museums here in the United States.

  3. Evan says:

    I have conflicting webinars. Will a a recording be available to watch today’s webinar at another time?

  4. Gerhard Hörnlein says:

    Hallo,will the Zoom-Talk with John Dyer also be available somewhere later on? Starting Time is middle of the Night here in Germany 😟, but would love to listen to it later.

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