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About Harold Lindsay

Harold Lindsay is a G.I.A. Graduate Gemologist with over thirty six years as a fine jewelry and gemstone appraiser. He has diplomas in jewelry design, diamond grading, coloured stones and gem identification from the Gemological Institute of America.

Harold graduated with his Master Gemologist Appraiser diploma from the Vancouver Vocational College in 2010. This designation is highly regarded in the industry and exhibits proof of knowledge of both gemology and jewelry as well as the science of valuation.

Having started his career in the jewelry industry at Henry Birks Jewellers, Montreal, Harold met with goldsmiths there that he later apprenticed under.

After establishing a successful jewelry appraisal company in Calgary during the 1980’s, he recognized a need in the Vancouver Lower Mainland market and decided to pursue the tradition of quality and excellence in jewelry appraising by establishing Imperial Gem Lab Ltd.

Harold has lived in the Vancouver area since 1986 and is highly respected by many requiring appraisal reports. He is a trusted and familiar gemologist who is well known for the excellent quality of his work. As a member of the Canadian Jewellers Association, Harold met the requirements of the Accredited Jewellery Appraiser program and is now one of the few gemologists in Western Canada with the coveted Certified Appraiser Professional tm (CAP) designation.