Edward Lewand - Pawn Expo speaker
Fab or Fake – Designer Jewelry
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.
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 is the director of the Antique Jewelry and Art Conference, Inc. (“Jewelry Camp” ™). 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.