This title represents those individuals whose sole business is appraising. He or she does not purchase or sell diamonds, gemstones, or jewelry. To receive this certification, the appraiser has completed the requirements for RJ, CG, and CGA, plus has successfully completed an extensive course in personal property appraising. He or she must not only complete the annual recertification exam, but also submit proof of continuing education in their field every five years.
Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser Website