Jane Chaikowsky’s experience in the jewelry field began in 1987. She worked in several types of jewelry store establishments gaining experience in many aspects of jewelry sales design and manufacturing. In 1994, Jane began her independent jewelry appraisal company serving the public, banking facilities, lawyers and the jewelry trade.
Jane Chaikowsky holds the titles of Accredited Senior Appraiser, Master Gemologist Appraiser® of the American Society of Appraisers, Certified Senior Member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers; Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America and an Accredited Senior Gemologist of the Accredited Gemologists Association. She conforms to current Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice with the American Society of Appraisers continuing education requirements and continues to educate herself. She is a member of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, GIA Delaware Valley Alumni Association and has served on the Board for the GIA Delaware Valley Alumni and Accredited Gemological Association. Jane received a prestigious GIA Alumni Achievement Award 2007 – Delaware Valley Chapter.
She has lectured at local schools, insurance groups and other organizations and events. She has published several articles on jewelry related topics, such as “Getting at the Truth” and “Tiffany & Co., New Laser Inscription” and appeared on NBC10- Philadelphia News “Consumer Alert- Beware of Buying Diamonds on Impulse”. She was saluted by the Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal as a rising business achiever in “20 Under 40”.
Jane is considered a qualified appraiser under IRS Guidelines https://www.irs.gov/irb/2006-46_IRB/ar13.html. She specializes in appraising all types of jewelry, diamonds, gemstones, and watches. Everything from large estates to just one item are handled promptly and efficiently. Your items will be appraised while you watch in our office or in the comfort of your own home, office or banking facility using a portable gemological laboratory.
Chaikowsky Jewelry Appraisals, LLC will provide you with an unbiased opinion of value based upon appraisal standards and a professional code of ethics. Chaikowsky Jewelry Appraisals, LLC is one of the few companies that the sole business and income is from appraisals or appraisal related services.