Not for the world. Why, man, she is mine own, And I as rich in having such a jewel As twenty seas, if all their sand were pearl, The water nectar, and the rocks pure gold.

 

William Shakespeare,

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

@ 2019 by Mi Mi Jewellery

At Mint Valuation, all valuations are carried out by Ms Myint-Myint Thein.

Ms Thein is passionate about gemology and jewellery and is distinguished in the field, having been awarded a Fellowship of the National Association of Jewellers after gaining diplomas in Jeweller Valuation from the National Association of Jewellers, and further diplomas in Gemmology and in Diamond from the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.

 

She is also a member of the London Diamond Bourse, The Academy of Experts and the Society of Jewellery Historians (SJH).

Myint has a very wide knowledge of jewellery and specialises in Burmese Ruby, Sapphire, Jade, Diamond and Pearls (she has recently carried out the valuation of the second largest pearl in the world). Her work has included valutions for jewellery designers such as Cartier, Tiffany, Fabergé, Van Cleef & Arpels, Bulgari, Graff and Mikimoto. 

She also provides regular seminars for Gem-A south east Branch on Diamond Grading and valuing jewellery.

                                                       Credentials

Myint Myint Thein, MIRV, PJ Val Dip, FNAG, FGA, DGA

N.A.G Registered Valuer No: IRV 93108

  • National Association of Jewellers Institute Registered Valuer (IRV No. 93108) - Holder of the Professional Jewellers’ Valuation Diploma

  • Elected Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) – Holder of the Diploma in Gemmology

  • Elected Diamond Member of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) – Holder of the Gem Diamond Diploma

  • Fellow of the National Association of Jewellers

  • Member of The London Diamond Bourse

  • Member of the Society of Jewellery Historians (SJH)

  • Member of The Academy of Experts 

 

2011 to present - In addition to independent valuation work, provided jewellery valuation to auction houses and           jewellery shops.

 

2010 - Elected as Committee Member of GEM-A south East Branch

 

2008 - Elected to The National Association of Jewellers’ Institute Registered Valuers (MIRV)

 

2008 - Awarded the Fellowship Diploma (FNAG) of The National Association of Jewellers

 

2008 - Awarded the Professional Jewellers’ Valuation Diploma (PJValDip) of The National Association of Jewellers

 

2005 - Awarded the Diploma in Gem Diamond of the Gemmological Association of Great Brita n, elected to the Diamond Member of Gemmological Association of Great Britain (DGA)

 

2002 - Awarded the Diploma in Gemmology of The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, elected a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (FGA)

 

2001 - Quality controller at Jon Jewellery Ltd., Hatton Garden

 

1998 - Established Karani Jewellery Ltd in Kaba Aye Gems Museum, next to the Gem Emporium; gained in-                    depth knowledge of valuation for Burmese Jade, Ruby, Sapphire and colour gemstones.