Joe William Amyx G.G. (GIA)                                                Lora Amyx-Gorman G.G. (GIA)













We are Graduate Gemologists (Gemological Institute of America). We received our diplomas in residence at the Carlsbad, California campus in 1997. We are jewelry appraisers , trained by the International Society of Appraisers (ISA). We also earned USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) certifications from The Appraisal Foundation.


We have worked directly in all major aspects of the jewelry industry: wholesale, retail, consignment, appraisal, quality assurance, design, fabrication, and repair.We currently serve as Denton’s only accredited, USPAP compliant, Gemologist appraisers. We are trained to write appraisals for Federal functions and to USPAP standards.