Moris Adato

Moris Adato, 2019 Dixie Pawn Convention Speaker
Moris Adato
Jewelry Appraisal & Gemological Institute (JAGi),

Protecting Yourself from Synthetic Diamonds and Treated Gemstones While Increasing the Value of Jewelry Inventory by 20 to 50%

Sun., March 24, 8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

(Co-Presented with Jim Littman)

Professional Bio

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Moris Adato GG, is the President and CEO of the Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institute (JAGi), and owner of CashCo Pawnshops in San Diego. He is a third-generation pawnbroker and GIA Graduate Gemologists. He sits on the Board of the California Pawnbrokers Association.

Moris Adato GG, President and CEO of the Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institute (JAGi) (formerly Cal Gem Labs) will explain the current methods for detection, grading and appraisal for the Pawnbroker industry. The JAGi lab examines thousands of diamonds, colored stones, jewelry pieces and watches. Moris will update the industry on the latest detection techniques and review the best ways for pawnbrokers to protect themselves. Moris will also explain the importance of certified appraisals and grading reports for dramatically increasing the value of jewelry in stock.