DCGIA Member Jeff Allinson will speak at the McLEAN AAAA. McLean Community Center, Room C, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, VA, 10:00 a.m. President Kirsten Kenney, 703-734-0298.
Jan. 20 – JEWELS AND GEMSTONES:
Jeff Allinson, is an independent, highly qualified jewelry appraiser,
Graduate Gemologist (GIA), and a senior member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, with over 35 years of experience. His specialty includes modern, antique, and vintage fine jewelry. For the past 26 years Jeff has worked at Solovey Antique and Estate Jewelers
in McLean, gaining a wealth of experience in circa dating and developing techniques to authenticate important antique jewelry pieces. Jeff’s knowledge of gems and jewelry is widely respected among his peers and clients.
Also of interest at American Antique Arts Association events:
CHARLES COUNTY AAA – Social Services Bldg., 200 Kent Ave., La Plata, MD 20646, 9:30 a.m. President Millie Head, 301-934-6949.
Feb. 2 – VINTAGE COSTUME JEWELRY:
Joyce Ramsey will present her collection of Vintage Costume Jewelry from the 1940s through 1960s. She will discuss top designers, unique materials, and how silver was substituted during WWII. Collector’s Corner: Wear your own costume jewelry for fun and sharing! Guests are welcome! For more information, call 240-271-9838.