Anneliese Del Monico
I am a Graduate of the University of Bridgeport CT. in Retail Merchandising. Graduate Gemologist -G.I.A. Many updated courses pertaining to the new synthetics and enhancements with extra courses in Pearls, repairing and designing.
I am a Fellow of the Gemological Association of Great Britain.
Assistant Mineral Curator at Yale University and the Peabody Museum New Haven, CT., where I worked on the Moon samples. I am still in awe with our space program after having held a piece of the Moon in my hands.
Published articles on Gems in the Smithsonian magazine.
Taught Gemology in Vocational schools.
I was a repair Jeweler and have owned my own store in CT., diamond sorter for a diamond cutter, represented famous Designer Peter Lindermin and various other jewelry manufactures as a traveling sales representative.
Moved to Florida for the weather. Appraised for Girard Jewelers. Taught Appraisal classes for the State of Florida's continuing education for Insurance Agents.
I opened Diamond Appraisers of Florida in 1983 in Clearwater. Now I travel to surronding locations such as Tampa, St. Petersburg, Pinellas Park, Largo, Seminole, Dunedin, Clearwater, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, Holiday, New Port Richey, Trinity, Odessa, Citrus Park, Carrollwood, Oldsmar, Lutz, and Land O' Lakes.
I am PASSIONATE about my horses, cats & dogs. I LOVE to cook, garden and spend time with my friends.