certified Gemological Laboratory

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Awarded:

Çiğdem Lüle

PhD, GIA GG, FGA, DGA

Accredited Senior Gemologist

Professional Experience

Independent Appraiser

Public Speaker

Author

Industry Workshop Developer

Specialized Training

Diploma in Gemmology (Gem-A), 1998

Diamond Diploma (Gem-A), 1998

Graduate Gemologist (GIA), 2005

PhD. in Mineralogy, Hacettepe University, Turkey, 2006

Industry Memberships

Member of The Scottish Gemmological Association (SGA), 2008 – present

Member of Mineralogical Society of America, 2011- present

Member of National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA), 2018 – present

Member of Independent Jewellery Valuers (AIJV), 2018 – present

Member of The Canadian Gemmological Association (CGA), 2024

 

Industry Contributions

Vice President of Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA), 2023 – 2026 term

Executive Director of Association of Independent Jewellery Valuers (AIJV), 2022 – Present

Industry Recognition

AGA Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology Recipient, 2016

SGA Catriona Orr McInnnes Medal, 2019

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