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What is a Certified Appraisal Professional-CJA (CAP)?

Canadian Jewellers Association has established a set of requirements and a series of practical and theoretical examinations that test the appraising skills of jewellers and gemologists. Upon successful completion of all criteria, these jewellers and gemologists are considered qualified and are empowered to emboss their appraisals with the following seal, signifying their title as a Certified […]

How to Buy a Diamond

1) Choose a jeweler as you would choose a doctor. He or she should be armed with expert training, open to questions and able to provide answers in clear, simple language. A measure of a jeweler’s knowledge is whether he is professionally trained. Preferably, his training comes from a highly-recognized and internationally accredited program, such […]