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Registered Jeweler | August 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019  
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The following individuals have recently earned the prestigious designation of Registered Jeweler (RJ) by the American Gem Society:

Mariia Arkhypova, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #102 Bakersfield, CA
Heidi Bergeron-Stanchfield, RJ Bergeron Jewelers Yakima, WA
Reagan Bradwisch, RJ Helzberg Diamonds North Kansas City, MO
Charla Farley, RJ Baker & Baker Jewelers, Inc. Marietta, OH
Nisha Goel, RJ Brown & Company Jewelers Roswell, GA
Mitchell Hofmeister, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #209 Grandville, MI
Daylen Howard, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #635 Merrillville, IN
Frank Kassees, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #217 Roswell, GA
Katie Knaust, RJ Helzberg Diamonds North Kansas City, MO
Amber Rose Lara, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #082 Tucson, AZ
Steve Layton, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #626 Crystal Lake, IL
Michelle Martinez, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #337 Temecula, CA
Rusty Miller, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #645 Wilmington, DE
Julie Miranda, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #231 Greenwood, IN
Jenna Raschick, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #074 Fargo, ND
Leonardo Rodriguez, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #219 Broomfield, CO
Ashley Tippey, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #640 Gurnee, IL
Sheri Trentor, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #038 Duluth, MN
John Vecchio, RJ Michaels Jewelers Farmington, CT
Sarrina Wagner, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #049 Wichita, KS
Thomas Worley, RJ Helzberg Diamonds #245 Asheville, NC


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