The premier book of its kind, revised, updated and expanded. A comprehensive guide to the standards, procedures and ethics of appraising gems, jewelry and other valuables, Gems & Jewelry Appraising, 3rd Edition, contains expert practical guidance, combined with detailed descriptions, photos, case studies, pricing data, key documents and more. This guide offers all the information that practicing or aspiring appraisal professionals will need to establish an appraisal business, handle various kinds of appraisals—for insurance, divorce, inheritance, liquidation, collateral and tax donation—and provide an accurate, verifiable estimate of value. Anna M. Miller (1933–2003), G.G., RMV, a Master Gemologist Appraiser, jewelry historian, author, lecturer, instructor and developer of the MasterValuer™ Program, consulted with individuals and companies on buying, selling, appraising and interpreting the jewelry arts. Miller authored five books on gems and jewelry, including Cameos Old & New and Illustrated Guide to Jewelry Appraising (both GemStone Press).