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                                                                                                                                  Pre-Show Conference Friday, March 1
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Edward Lewand

Antique Jewelry Symposium
Director
New York & Georgia
Edward A. Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA, is a professional, independent appraiser of fine and antique jewelry. He works with attorneys on estates, trusts, insurance matters, and copyright issues, as well as appraisal theories and concepts. He also specializes in matrimonial appraisals. Mr. Lewand works on behalf of international accounting firms, including KPMG and CBIZ MHM, LLC, and PWC, along with banks for inventory review, as well as appraisals for the sale of major companies. Mr. Lewand is retained as a business consultant for jewelry companies nationwide and consults with numerous galleries and dealers in New York. He has served as an outside expert for the IRS.
Mr. Lewand obtained a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America, is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America and a Senior Accredited Member in Gems and Jewelry from the American Society of Appraisers. He has a certificate in Paralegal studies from Adelphi University and held an insurance brokerage license in Property & Casualty in New York.
He is the director of the Antique Jewelry and Art Conference, Inc. (“Jewelry Camp” ™) now in its 39th year. Jewelry Camp is an international educational conference providing education and networking opportunities in the antique and vintage markets for industry professionals of all levels.
Mr. Lewand regularly lectures on appraising and antique jewelry and developed the class, “Art of Appraising Jewelry” at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
He has published articles in the New York Law Journal, Gem & Gemology, Journal of Antiques and Collectibles and Worthpoint.com who calls upon Mr. Lewand for expert commentary on markets and values, buying and selling gold, and trends in diamonds and jewelry. He is also invited to vet the famous international The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) shows in New York and around the United States.