Shelton Jewelers employs three Graduate Gemologists from the Gemological Institute of America. All have completed the Certified Gemologist Appraiser course offered by the American Gem Society. Owner and head appraiser, Eric Shelton, holds the title of Master Gemologist Appraiser through the American Society of Appraisers.

As of 2006, only 75 appraisers worldwide have earned this designation. Please understand that the inspection and research required for a quality appraisal takes time, this allows us to gather the proper information needed to piece together a thorough appraisal for the customer.