Appraisal Services

Gemworld International can provide any type of appraisal for your needs. We specialize in Insurance Appraisals, Estate, Divorce, Legal, and Expert Witness. We have performed thousands of appraisal assignments for consumers and the trade.  For insurance assignments, you will be present with your jewelry in our secure offices and the jewelry will never leave your sight. For insurance documents, please contact Jennifer Santi. For special projects, legal cases, and expert witness assignments, please contact Richard Drucker or Stuart Robertson.

Our Highly Qualified Appraisal Staff:

Richard B. Drucker, GG, RMV


Richard Drucker is the president of Gemworld International, Inc. in Glenview, IL. Mr. Drucker’s credentials include being a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America and a board member of their Alumni Executive Council, a Senior Member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, a Registered Master Valuer, and an Accredited Senior Gemologist of the Accredited Gemologists Association of which he is a past Vice-President.
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rdrucker@gemguide.com

Stuart M. Robertson, GG


Stuart Robertson is the Research Director for Gemworld International, Inc. Mr. Robertson’s credentials include being a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America, an Accredited Senior Gemologist with the Accredited Gemologists Association, has completed the International Society of Appraisers Appraisal Principles Core Courses, and is a member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. Mr. Robertson is also a Board of Governor for the Accredited Gemologists Association.
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srobertson@gemguide.com

Çiğdem LÜLE, PhD, FGA, GG (GIA), DGA

Cigdem Lule is the Special Projects Manager of Gemworld International, Inc. Dr. Lule trained as a geo-engineer and completed her MSc. in mineralogy in Ankara University, Turkey. Her interest in mineralogy evolved to focus on gem and ornamental minerals. In 1997, she was awarded the British Council of Turkey Scholarship to study gemology at the prestigious Gemmological Association of Great Britain in London and earned both FGA and DGA diplomas. Later, she expanded her gemology qualifications by earning Graduate Gemologist Diploma from GIA in 2005. She was granted the Chevening Scholarship for PhD. research at the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford and the Natural History Museum of London, UK by the British Council of Turkey and completed her PhD. in 2006 at Hacettepe University, Turkey.
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Jennifer Santi, GG (GIA), CG (AGS)

Jennifer Santi is the Project Administrator and Appraiser for Gemworld International, Inc. In 2005, she attended the Gemological Institute of America resident gemology program in Carlsbad, California.  In 2010, Jennifer achieved her Bachelor’s Degree in Business at Robert Morris University in Chicago, Illinois. That same year she received her Certified Gemologist Certificate through the American Gem Society. Jennifer has worked several years in both a retail selling environment and wholesale B2B sales. Her previous experience includes luxury retail sales, independent jewelry appraising, estate buying and merchandising manager.
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jsanti@gemguide.com

To schedule an appointment call 847-657-0555 x205.