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Registered Jeweler March 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017  
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The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Registered Jeweler (RJ) by the American Gem Society:

Alexa Miller Ben Bridge Jeweler #002 Tukwila, WA
Gao Xueying Ben Bridge Jeweler #015 Portland, OR
Grazyna "Grace" Imielski Ben Bridge Jeweler #022 San Mateo, CA
Claire "Clare" Bonallo Ben Bridge Jeweler #077 Portland, OR
Sarah Martineau Ben Bridge Jeweler #092 Bloomington, MN
David Garrett Carreras Jewelers Richmond, VA
Scott Denig Denig Jewelers Worthington, OH
Brian Kleinhenz Kleinhenz Jewelers Westlake, OH
Charles "Chad" Berg Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry Metairie, LA
Thander Soe Pandora by Ben Bridge #220 Glendale, CA
Keith Wickes Pandora by Ben Bridge #230 Eugene, OR


Mission Statement

The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.

The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.

AGS Laboratories, founded to support the AGS mission, is a nonprofit diamond grading laboratory with a mission of consumer protection. Adhering to the AGS Diamond Grading Standards, AGS Laboratories is dedicated to offering diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.

American Gem Society