EDWARD LEWAND, G.G., ASA, AAA
Edward A. Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA, is a professional, independent appraiser of Fine and antique jewelry. He has earned a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America, is a Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America and a Senior Accredit Member in Gems and Jewelry from the American Society of Appraisers.
Mr. Lewand also teaches a course that he developed on appraising jewelry called the Art of Appraising Jewelry at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies. He lectures on appraising and antique jewelry. He maintains his insurance brokerage license in P&C and has a certificate in Paralegal studies from Adelphi University.
He specializes in antique jewelry appraisals and work with attorneys on estates, trusts, insurance matters, and copyright issues as well as appraisal theories and concepts. He is also an outside expert for the IRS, and consults with numerous galleries and dealers in New York on antique jewelry
Mr. Lewand is also the director of Jewelry Camp (JewelryCamp.org) now in its 33rd year held at Iona University in New York, an international conference on Antique Jewelry & Art (Antique Jewelry and Art Conference, Inc.)
He does work for international accounting firms, as well as appraisals for the sale of major companies. Presently Mr. Lewand is serving as a consultant for Keno Auctions.