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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.

Qualifications and History

Myint Myint Thein, MIRV, PJ Val Dip, FNAG, FGA, DGA
N.A.G Registered Valuer No: IRV 93108

2011 to present - In addition to independent valuation work, Myint provides 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. 


Myint Myint Thein - Owner

Myint 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).

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