About Us

Global Gemology is an NAJA Accredited Gemological Laboratory, founded in 2017 by Scott Papper in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  Specializing in rare and unusual gems, with diamonds often served as the "side dish".

 

SCOTT PAPPER, GIA GG, AJP, CMA (NAJA)

 

CREDENTIALS

• Certified Master Appraiser (NAJA)
​• Graduate Gemologist (GIA)
• Applied Jewelry Professional (GIA)
• ​​Published Author, "The Art of Gemology"

 

EXPERIENCE

• Estate Jewelry Buyer -- 2009-Present
​• Jewelry Appraiser -- 2012-Present

 

EDUCATION

Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
​• Jewelry Forensics -- 2020
​• Continuing Education Program -- 2020
​• Continuing Education Program -- 2019
• Pearls - 2019
• Gem Identification Lab -- 2017
• Colored Stones Lab -- 2017
• Diamond Grading Lab -- 2017
• Jewelry Essentials -- 2017
• Gem Identification -- 2016
• Colored Stones -- 2012
• Colored Stones Essentials -- 2011
• Diamonds and Diamond Grading -- 2010
• ​Diamond Essentials -- 2010

National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)
• Appraisal Studies Course, Part II -- 2020
• Appraisal Studies Course, Part I -- 2019​

Appraisers Association of America (AAA)
• Appraising Watches in 2021 -- 2021
• Theory and Methodology of Appraising -- 2020
​• Appraisal Writing Workshop -- 2020
​• Legal and Ethical Aspects of Appraising -- 2020
• USPAP 15 Hour Course Completed 08/08/2020 (USPAP Compliant through 08/07/2022) - 2020

Christie's Education
• History of Jewellery Design: 1880 to Now -- 2019

 

LAB EQUIPMENT

• Portable Maxi Lab by Gem Instruments
• Binocular Gemological Microscope
​• Synthetic Diamond Screener

• Scale (Grams, Carats & Pennyweights)
• Refractometer
• Polariscope
• Spectroscope
• Chelsea & Hanneman Gem Filters
• Longwave & Shortwave UV
• Fiber Optic Lighting
• Millimeter Gauge
• Jeweler's Loupe
• CZ Master Color Grading Set
• World of Color Communication System