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Graduate Gemologist
(GIA),
GG - Diploma
Awarded to Patrick Davis
November 2, 1995
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Accredited Senior
Appraiser,
Awarded to Patrick Davis
January 2006
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Uniform Standards of
Professional Appraisal,
(USPAP) Diploma
awarded to Patrick Davis
November 2003
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Diamonds Graduate
Diploma (GIA
)
awarded to Patrick Davis
October 22, 1995
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(MGA) Diploma
awarded to Patrick Davis
March 2006
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
BUSINESS
Owner, GemSecure Jewelry Appraisals, Cash for Jewelry.net
Certfied Gemological Laboratory
Director, West Coast Gemological Laboratory
Over 15 years experience as Jeweler / Gemologist & Appraiser
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate Gemologist (GG) - Gemological Institute of America (GIA)  -1995
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) - American Society of Appraisers - 2003
  • Master Gemologist Appraiser (MGA) American Society of Appraisers -2005
  • Certified Jewelers Technician (CJN) - Jewelers of America  - 1994
EXPERT WITNESS
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
SPECIALIZED TRAINING
  • Member - American Society of Appraisers (ASA) -2002 - Current
  • Chair Person of the Gems & Jewelry committee of the Los Angeles Chapter, ASA - 2007 - Current
  • Gemological Institute of American (GIA) – Alumni Association - 1995 - Current
  • Member of Jewelers of America (CJN) - Current
  • ·Gemological Institute of America (GIA) – Graduate Gemologist  - 1995.
  • ·Gemological Institute of America (GIA) – Diamonds Graduate – 1995.
  • ·Gemological Institute of America (GIA) – Colored Stone Graduate – 1995.
  • ·Jewelers of America  - Certified Bench Jeweler Technician – 1995.
  • ·American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – PP/GJ201 Intro to Personal
Property – 2003.
  • ·American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – PP/GJ202 Personal Property              
  • Methodology – Research and Methodology. – 2003.
  • ·American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – PP/GJ203 Appraisal Writing – 2003.
  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – PP/GJ204 Legal Aspects of  Appraising – 2003.
  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – PP/GJ206 Gems & Jewelry    Appraisal Techniques
    & Standards – 2005.
  • ·American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Ethics – Principles of Appraisal Practice – 2003.
  • ·American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Uniform Standards of Appraisal Practice – 2003.
  • ·American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Ethics exam - 2003
  • ·Uniform Standards for Principles of Appraisal Practice (USPAP)  – 2003.
  • ·Munsell Color Test – Superior Hue Discrimination – 2003.        
  • Mr. Davis serves as a Professional Jewelry Appraiser / Gemologist when
required for litigation support or expert witness testimony. He is a professionally
trained appraiser who has the expertise to offer opinions of value in an unbiased
manner to aid the court in reaching an equitable decision.
Patrick N Davis, GG, ASA
Graduate Gemologist (GIA)
Master Gemologist Appraiser®
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Patrick Davis has over fifteen years experience in the jewelry industry as a jeweler
gemologist and independent jewelry appraiser.  Mr. Davis began his practice as an
appraiser in 1990 working for PT&Company Jewelers & Appraisers in Los Angeles,
California before founding GemSecure Jewelry Appraisals in 2000.  Mr. Davis
earned his Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma from the Gemological Institute of
America (GIA) in 1995 and is only one of a handful Master Gemologist Appraisers
in the United States.  He is a member of the  American Society of Appraisers and an
Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA).  Patrick  is the director of GemSecure Jewelry
Appraisals (GJA)  and owns and operates West Coast Gemological Laboratory a
state-of-the-art certified laboratory and Cashforjewelry.net.  Mr. Davis is highly
respected in the appraisal profession, having attained top-level credentials in the
professional appraisal field. He has additional experience in multiple facets of the
jewelry business, including custom design consulting and the creation of jewelry by
fabrication, plus experience in fine jewelry wholesaling and retailing.

As an appraiser, Mr. Davis observes the Code of Ethics of the American Society of
Appraisers and all documents and services offered are provided in conformity with
the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice promulgated by the
Appraisal foundation, ASA.  The American Society of Appraisers is a
multi-disciplinary professional appraisal society which tests and certifies its
members.  A code of ethics and continuing program for re-accreditation of its
members, distinguishes the professional reputation of the society.  Its International
Headquarters are: P.O. Box 17265, Washington D.C. 20041.  Telephone: (703)
478-2228.
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