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Nancy Porter Graduate Gemologist GIA

Nancy Porter is a Graduate Gemologist GIA, with 33 years' experience owning a Fine Jewelry retail store in Ocala, Fl.  In 2023 after selling her retail business she started Karat & Carat Consulting LLC  to continue her career in the jewelry industry by using her Appraisal skills to help clients evaluate their valuable precious items.

Nancy specializing in Estate Liquidation Services and Fair Market Value Evaluations.

Education and Training:

Gemological Institute of America: Graduate Gemologist, Accredited Jewelry Professional.
Gemological Institue of America is the world's foremost authority on Diamonds, Colored Stones and Pearls.
Diamond Council of America: Certified Diamontologist. 

Stewarts School for Jewelers: 1990 trained as a Bench Jeweler in Gold and Platinum. 
Diamond and Gemstone setting.
Gemological Institute of America: Advanced Diamond Setter and Laser welding
LaserStar: Laser welding
Gemvision * Stuller: Trained in Jewelry Designs with CounterSketch and Matrix

Industry Memberships:
Gemological Institute of America Alumi
National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
Jewelers of America 
International Watch and Jewelry Guild
Instappraise, Watch CSA,  GemGuide,  Rapnet, and Polygon.

By appointment only 352-817-3141 or Email: