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Credentials of Harold Lindsay

Harold Lindsay


Goldsmith apprentice, Celini Jewellers, Montreal, Que 1974 – 1978

Gemological Institute of America, Santa Monica, CA, USA 1978-1979
Graduate Gemologist (G.G.) Diploma, in residence
Jewelry Design Program Diploma, in residence.

Registered Master Valuer Program, (RMV), Vancouver Community College 2010 – Registered Number: 0 090710144
Received Registered Master Valuer certificate, ref #0 0907 10144

C.A.P. (Certified Appraisal Professional) – Canadian Jewellers Association 2011


International Gemological Laboratories Ltd, Calgary, AB
Founder, head Gemologist and appraiser 1981 – 1988

Imperial Gem Lab Ltd., Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Founder, Gemologist and appraiser 1987 – present

Recent Professional Workshops

CGL Advanced Coloured Stone Identification, Canada Gem Lab Ltd.
Vancouver, 2010
CGL “Use of CPF” – Cross Polarized Filters, in identifying diamond types.
Vancouver 2011


Canadian Jewellers Association

G.I.A. Alumni Association

Conference Attendances

Canadian Gemological Association, Vancouver, 2004, 2011

Accredited Gemological Association, Tucson, USA 2010 – 2012

Accredited Gemological Association, Las Vegas, USA 2011 – 2012

International Colored Stone Association, Tucson, USA 2011