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Joel Hassler; GIA GG, ICGA (AGS)

Education

  • Independent Certified Gemologist Appraiser (American Gem Society® 2019)
  • Graduate Gemologist G.G. Diploma (Gemological Institute of America, 2002)
  • Graduate Diamond Diploma (Gemological Institute of America, 2001)
  • Graduate Colored Stones Diploma (Gemological Institute of America, 2002)
  • Certified Insurance Appraiser (Jewelry Insurance Appraisal Institute, 2003)
  • Registered Jeweler (American Gem Society®, 2002)
  • Certified Gemologist (American Gem Society®, 2003)
  • Certified Gemologist Appraiser (American Gem Society®, 2003)

Educator

  • Certified Gemologist Appraiser Instructor, American Gem Society®
  • Session Presenter, American Gem Society® Conclave
  • Contributing Author, “Spectra” publication, American Gem Society®

Organizational Affiliations

  • Member Firm, American Gem Society
  • Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)
  • Chair, Appraisal Standards Committee (American Gem Society®)
  • Member, Diamond Grading Standards Committee (American Gem Society®)
  • Member, Gemological Institute of America Alumni Association

Miscellaneous Education and Experience

  • Accredited Gem Laboratory, American Gem Society®
  • Certified Pearl Specialist – Cultured Pearl Association of America (2019)
  • American Gem Society® Annual Re-certification exam
  • Color Vision screening (Biennial)
  • Various industry continuing education programs and conferences
  • Appraiser/CEO/Owner - Rasmussen Diamonds, Racine, WI 2000-2017
  • Past Board member:
    American Gem Society®
    Wisconsin Jewelers Association
    Wisconsin Guild of the American Gem Society® – Past President

Appointments

All services are by appointment at our office in downtown Racine.  We can also accommodate meetings at an attorney's office or bank vault.  Delivery services available on request.