(PRESS RELEASE) CALGARY, ALBERTA — Instappraise, developer of the cutting-edge and time-saving professional jewelry appraisal creation and management solution, announces a new collaboration with the International School of Gemology (ISG). Through this partnership, the premier gemological education organization now officially recognizes and recommends Instappraise.com as the appraisal platform of choice to all ISG Registered Gemologist Appraiser students and graduates.
Established in the 1990’s under a different name, the ISG became an independent and virtual gemology school in 2004 with the goals of serving more students quality educational content. For the Registered Gemologist Appraiser program, the ISG now offers a complete, eight-course curriculum of gemology and jewelry appraisal, including a full gemological lab and reference gemstones.
The 8-course program for upcoming jewelry appraisers covers the following topics:
- ISG101 – Diamonds (14 lessons)
- ISG102 – Colored Gemstones (17 lessons)
- ISG103 – Gemology Tools and Techniques (16 lessons)
- ISG104 – Created and Treated Gemstones (14 lessons)
- ISG105 – Introduction to Watches (6 lessons)
- ISG106 – Pearls (9 lessons)
- ISG107 – Personal Property Appraisal (16 lessons)
- ISG108 – Evaluating Damaged Jewelry (8 lessons)
The program is the finest distance education package available for those seeking careers in gemology and/or jewelry appraisal. Instappraise’s core values of innovation, integrity, quality, and accessibility align perfectly with the ISG’s values.
Robert James FGA, GG, president of the International School of Gemology stated: “As a licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Adjuster and President of the International School of Gemology, I am keenly aware of the need for a high-quality jewelry appraisal software solutions to support the accuracy and efficiency of jewelry appraisers. I found the Instappraise.com platform uniquely qualified to meet the needs of both the jewelry appraiser and the insurance professionals who utilize those appraisals. For that reason, I incorporated Instappraise into our Registered Gemologist Appraiser education program at the ISG.”
To celebrate this new collaboration, Instappraise will now provide a FREE, one-year subscription to all current and future ISG RGA graduates, helping to encourage entrepreneurship and new business initiatives in the jewelry appraisal industry. Instappraise invites all current and future ISG RGA graduates to claim their free software subscription here and calling the Instappraise team 1-866-351-5566 for their one-on-one demo and on-boarding session.