With over 35 years experience, Metro Jewelry Appraisers, LLC is the premier independent jewelry appraisal firm in New England. Our commitment to excellence, in-depth knowledge and our confidentiality commitment to our clients has earned MJA a stellar reputation. Our passion for the jewelry industry can be identified by our work and the feedback we receive. We use the latest state-of-the-art technologies to identify and evaluate fine jewelry, timepieces, silver and we offer a vast array of other services.
Jeff Ira, G.G. has been a jewelry industry professional since 1979. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida, Tampa (1978) and received his Graduate Gemologist diploma from the world renowned Gemological Institute of America in 1986.
Jeff has extensive experience in all areas of the jewelry industry. First, as General Manager of his father's retail jewelry store in the greater Boston area. Then as an estate jewelry buyer, diamond grader and sorter for the Harry H. Solomon Co. in Boston. Later, Jeff was an award winning District Manager for Sterling, Inc., the world's second largest jewelry company. Then he became Long's Jewelers' appraiser for their multiple locations throughout New England.