Jewelry Nerd Mentor Display View
Jewelry Mentor
Jewelry Nerd Appraisal Display View

Unlocking the Secrets & Mysteries of Antique Jewelry

Understanding Jewelry isn’t easy!

With over 20 years of experience, let me be your jewelry mentor to unlock the mysteries of jewelry. From appraisals and authentication to buying and selling,


You’re tired of trying to guess if that ring/gemstone you bought is real

You can’t figure out if you just spent too much for that ring you bought

You’re doubting if that antique ring is really antique

You scratch your head whenever you try to figure out the difference between Art Deco or Edwardian… or Georgian… or Victorian…

Then this site is for you!

So many of us spend too much time being uncertain about all of our jewelry questions. Especially when it comes to buying and selling jewelry online! Have you asked yourself any of the following questions?

How do you know if you’re getting a good deal?

How do you know if you can trust the seller? How can you be sure if you’re really getting what you’re supposed to get? Be that a natural sapphire, or a synthetic gemstone, or even glass!

Is it really a Georgian ring or a modern fake? Is it even really gold?

I understand your concerns and I’m here to tell you that all of this is easier than you think!

Jewelry Nerd's

Jeweler's Loupe Toolkit Guide

What to get and where to get one

Everyone tells you that you need a jeweler’s loupe, but you’re not sure what to get. Are those $3 loupes as good as the ones for $125? This loupe guide gives you all the answers and tells you where to get the one that’s right for you.