John Anthony Jewelers

Main Line Philadelphia GIA Report Diamonds and Fine Jewelry

133 Montgomery Avenue
Bala-Cynwyd, PA 19004-2828
Phone: (610)-664-8777
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John Anthony Jr., GIA GG, & RJ, CGA (AGS)

John Anthony Jr. John Anthony Jr. has been interested and involved in the jewelry business since he was very young learning to cut gold, solder, polish, etc.. During the summers while attending high school and college, he worked at John Anthony Jewelers with his father. People comment that he was "born" a Jeweler because jewelry has always been his primary interest.

Upon completing his formal schooling, he worked in the business in addition to continuing his education. In 1980 he won a scholarship to the Gemological Institute of America, the most prestigious training available. Since the early 1970s John Anthony Jr. has worked in all facets of the jewelry business. As a Registered Jeweler and designer he is skilled in goldsmithing, manufacturing, repairing fine jewelry as well as gem identification. He is capable of taking Gold or Platinum and developing original designs into works of art.

John Anthony Jr. is a member of the Jewelers of America, Jewelers Vigilance Committee, Jewelers Board of Trade, GIA Alumni, Delaware Valley Chapter GIA, Jewelers Security Alliance, and the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. He is involved with many philanthropic organizations. Presently, he has been serving as President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Gemological Institute of America.

133 Montgomery Avenue Bala-Cynwyd, PA 19004-2828
Tel: 610-664-8777 Fax: 610-664-2704
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Professional Experience (1972-2013)
Jo-An Inc. dba John Anthony Jewelers Bala-Cynwyd, PA 19004-2828
www.johnanthonyjewelers.com

Professional Experience (1972-2014)

Pres. & CEO of Jo-An Inc.
Graduate Gemologist, GIA
Certified Gemologist Appraiser, and Registered Jeweler, American Gem Society\
President, PA / Del Val GIA Alumni Chapter
National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
Vice President, PA Jewelers Association

Professional Education (1972-2014)

GIA
CERTIFICATE - DIAMONDS & DIAMOND GRADING
DIAMOND & DIAMOND GRADING DIPLOMA
CERTIFICATE - COLORED STONES
CERTIFICATE - COLORED STONE GRADING
CERTIFICATE - GEM IDENTIFICATION
GEMOLOGIST DIPLOMA
GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST DIPLOMA

CERTIFICATE - DETECTING FRACTURE FILLED DIAMONDS
APPRAISAL CERTIFICATE - GIA
AGS
AGS CONCLAVE - 2005 thru 2014 - (CONTINUING EDUCATION)
REGISTERED JEWELER - AGS
CERTIFIED GEMOLOGIST APPRAISER and LAB - AGS (Recertified for 2014-2015)

Gemological Institute of America ------------ 5345 Armada Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008
American Gem Society -------- 881 W. Sahara Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89117

Organizations

Member:
Jewelers Board of Trade
Jewelers of America
Jewelers Security Alliance
Jewelers Vigilance Committee
American Gem Society
National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
GIA Alumni (Chapter of the year 2006, 09)
PA/DE Valley GIA (President 2000 to 2015)
Main Line Chamber of Commerce (40 Years)
St. Edmonds Home (Past Chairman)
PA Jewelers Association (Board Vice President)

Accomplishments

An expert to explain: Laser Drilling & Detecting Fracture Filled Diamonds. (November 1997 for WCAU TV10 with Herb Denenberg in Phila. and NBC TV Network News)
Information: "Jewelers Circular Keystone" (1998 to 2010) - "InStore" (2002-2014)
Supplied items and information: "Fred Ward Gem Series" (Opal & Emerald books)
Used as an expert for Insurance Companies: (Appraisal & Settlement) 1995 to 2014
Articles: Choosy about diamonds and your jeweler, How to buy a Diamond,. How to pick a Jeweler, Pearl Basics, "Main Line Times", "News of Del Co.", and "Main Line Life"
Article: "InStore" (Trade Magazine) on The State of the Jewelry Industry (July 2002)
Used by the law firms: Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young ~ Fox, Rothschild, O'Brien & Frankel, LLP, ~ J. A. Gillin & Assoc., ~ Marshal, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman, & Goggin
Article: "JCK" (Trade Magazine) on The Ghost of Appraisals Past (April 2005)
PA Bar Institute 2012 Family Law Meeting: Spoke on Appraising Jewelry in PA for Estate/Divorce/Insurance