Professional Profile Eileen R. Eichhorn GG Graduate Gemologist/Appraiser
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Buying/selling fine jewelry, loose diamonds; gemstones, antique/estate jewelry, watches/clocks; silver; specializing in green gemstones.
Apprenticed to John R. Eichhorn -father, Eichhorn Jewelry 1965-1971.
Employed by J.B. Hudson Jewelers, Minneapolis 1971-1975 (sales/merchandising).
Employed by Eichhorn Jewelry since 1975 President/Secretary-Treasurer/Manager
EDUCATION University of Minnesota – Liberal Arts, BA/BFA granted 1974 -Minneapolis.
CONTINUING EDUCATION Indiana University School of Continuing Studies: International Society of Appraisers Courses
101 – Introduction to Personal Property Appraising
102 – Methodology and Reasoning
103 – Appraiser’s Fiduciary Responsibilities
104 – Advanced Appraisal Theory and Report Writing
The above courses were taken at IU-Bloomington,IN
Certificates of Completion issued: 1988-1989.
ISA 8 “The Appraisal of Gemstones” Tucson 1992
NAJA Conferences: 1995; 1997; 2007; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2014
ISA Conferences: 2000 Toronto; 2003 Philadelphia; 2004 Atlanta; 2005 Chicago; 2008, Baltimore
Requalification/USPAP– 2008/2013 Chicago, USPAP-7 hour 2012
GEMOLOGICAL EDUCATION Gemological Institute of America GIA Certificates: Diamond Grading and Evaluation 1980, Colored Stone Grading and Evaluation 1982, Colored Stone Grading (ColorMaster) 1984, Grading and Evaluation of Pearls 1984, Gemologist Diploma 1987 Graduate Gemologist 1995
APPRAISAL EXPERIENCE Gems and Jewelry Appraiser since 1975. Insurance, divorce, estates, damage reports, estimates to replace, customs evaluation, collateral, comparison, qualitative reports, and casualty loss.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION President Indiana Jewelers Association Board member 1980 – 2014, Accredited Member: International Society of Appraisers, ISA Chair Gems and Jewelry 2003 Certified Senior Member: National Association of Jewelry Appraisers 2009-2014
AWARDS Sam Walton Business Leader 1998, Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year 2000, Decatur Business Woman of the Year 2001, Bellmont High School Distinguished Graduate 2003, Erekson Award 2004