ISG Personal Property Appraisal Course

Successful completion of this course will provide you with information regarding how to establish a successful jewelry appraisal business. Included are topics such as your legal responsibilities, how to set up your office, how to format your appraisal document and even how to deal with the insurance agent and adjuster, as well as other professionals such as lawyers and investigators in other areas of appraisal. With our ISG support of your effort and our 2 year recertification for our graduates, we are the foremost authority in jewelry appraisal on the market.


Prerequisite: All gemology courses completed.   

Included as Program Package: Registered Gemologist Appraiser
Offered as Individual Course: Yes. $495.00 Individual Course Registration Here.

Subjects Covered in this Course:

  • Definitions

  • Legal Responsibilities

  • Establishing Your Appraisal Service

  • Professional Fees

  • Promotions

  • Understanding the Insurance Policy

  • Appraisal / USPAP

  • Documentation

  • Replacement Appraisals

  • Estate and Probate

  • Divorce Appraisal

  • Donation / IRS Appraisal

  • Hypothetical Appraisals

  • Mediation, Arbitration and More

  • Office Security

  • Resources

  • Final Exam

This course was originally certified by the Texas Department of Insurance as: Jewelry Insurance 101 for Continuing Education for General Lines.