Art Samuels

Art Samuels integrity and drive are evidenced by his Navy achievements. He enlisted in the US Navy at 19, graduated from Purdue University in Computer Science, earned his "Wings of Gold" and became one of our nation's leading experts in Soviet Submarines. Commander Art Samuels retired in South Florida in 1987 and immediately began his pursuit of gem education with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

Art Samuels transition from "Subs to Stones" was facilitated by his passion for gems and his technical mind. He rapidly became a Graduate Gemologist, a successful wholesale gem and jewelry dealer and a Director of Miami's Diamond Dealers Club. He opened Provident Jewelry & Loan in 1993 in West Palm Beach and several years later he was unanimously elected as The Chairman of The Board of The Diamond Bourse of The Southeast USA. Provident Jewelry today is a high end retail business which now has six locations in Florida, Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Fort Meyers and two in Naples. Art is a nationally recognized expert in his field. He is a dynamic speaker and writer – stressing his strong views as a consumer advocate and the need for high ethics and expertise


Las Vegas Conference - Thursday, June 2, 2016

About the AGA Conference - Topic & Speaker Info

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