GJ209 Jewels 1900-1950: Evolution of Design

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Class Date/Time

Friday, September 29, 2023
8:00am-5:00pm Central Daylight Time*

*Time subject to change

Class registration will close on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. 

Registration Includes

Virtual Attendees

  • Access to virtual zoom session will be accessible via education dashboard (login required)
  • Electronic student materials*

In-person Attendees

  • AM and PM beverage breaks (on course days)
  • Electrical outlet for laptops/electronic devices
  • Electronic student materials*

*All course materials included with your registration are PDF Download Only items made available to students prior to the start of the class and are not for resale or distribution. All downloadable materials are accessible via your education dashboard (login required). Once eMaterials have been posted for download, the class is no longer refundable.

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All pre-conference course registrants are eligible to receive a 10% discount off ASAIC23 registration. Check your course registration confirmation email for details.

Class Format - Hybrid Offering!

ASA is offering the opportunity for students to attend this class in person or live via the internet as a remote participant. Virtual students share the same educational experience as the students in the classroom and can participate live just as if they were attending physically. If you plan to attend in-person, please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets until you receive your official course confirmation from ASA. Also, be sure to review the Hybrid FAQ's before registering.

Please note: Partial credit will not be awarded for this offering. Students must participate in the live session onsite/virtually to complete the course and receive full credit. The virtual session will not be recorded and/or made available after class.

Continuing Education and Contact Hours 

Class provides 9.6 ASA CE Instructional Hours

Course Description

1900 -1950 was a fascinating period of jewelry design and evolution. We explore the influences that impacted these changes and the leading designers that influenced each movement. Appraisers, jewelry buyers and sellers are exposed to early 20th Century jewelry as well as 21st Century reproductions. By gaining context and understanding, you can accurately circa date and appraise the jewelry from this period.

Instructional Methods

Methods include lecture, visual PPT presentation and discussion.  

Course Audience

Appraisers whether beginners or experienced will find this content applicable to their daily practice. Also valuable to jewelry stores, dealers, pawnbrokers and auctioneers.

Learning Level 


Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Socio-economic impact on jewelry design and fabrication from 1900 - 1950;
  • Cultural and artistic influences on jewelry design; 
  • Recognize key motifs and successfully circa date jewelry from each design movement; and 
  • Understand the elements and construction of jewels from this period versus the early 21st century reproductions.


All course materials included with you registration are PDF Download Only items made available to students prior to the start of the class and are not for resale or distribution. All downloadable materials are accessible via your education dashboard (login required). Once eMaterials have been posted for download, the class is no longer refundable.

Accessing eMaterials

eMaterials are provided electronically in PDF format and posted to the class within the education dashboard for all registrants to securely access prior to the start of class. Attendees should come to the class prepared with an electronic or printed copy of all eMaterials to use as a refence during class. When opting to print downloadable materials, it is recommended that settings be adjusted to print in black and white (or grayscale) and consider printing double-sided on recycled paper.

Certificate of Completion

Please allow 10 business days following completion of the course to receive a formal status notification and access to a certificate of completion. The certificate will be available to view and/or download via your education dashboard once all required components are completed. 

Please do not purchase non-refundable airline tickets until you receive your official course confirmation from ASA.


Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70130
+1 (504) 525-2500

Located on Canal Street, the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is just steps from the buzz of the French Quarter! Refined guest rooms and suites boast plush bedding, spacious work areas, modern technology and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the French Quarter and the Mississippi River. Enjoy easy access to countless New Orleans attractions including the French Quarter, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, Bourbon Street, Audubon Aquarium, the Garden District and more!

Special Group Rate:
$199 single/double

Reservation Cutoff Date: Monday, September 4, 2023 (11:59pm ET)

Reservations made after the cutoff date will be subject to availability and current room rate. To make hotel reservations online, visit the ASA dedicated hotel reservation site. To make reservations by phone, contact Marriott reservations at +1 888-789-3090 or +1 504-525-2500. Be sure to mention the 2023 ASA International Conference to receive the group rate.


Self Parking: $35/day

Valet Parking: $48/day (rate as of March 2023).

Electric car charging available on-site.


Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport


Uber and Lyft
Minimum one-way charge is approximately $35. Service can be accessed via mobile app. Be sure to check pickup locations for your specific arrival terminal. Rates will vary based on traffic conditions.

A cab ride costs approximately $36 from the airport to the city center for one or two people and $15 per passenger for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. Prices are subject to change but are regulated by the city. Rates may vary based on traffic conditions.

Rental Car
Nine rental car companies operate at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The MSY Consolidated Car Rental Center is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. Connect to the MSY Rental Car Center using the MSY Rental Car Lot Shuttle. The shuttle takes approximately 15-20 minutes to drive from the terminal to the rental car facility.

Gina D’Onofrio, ASA

FGA, FGAA, Master Gemologist Appraiser

Jewelry Appraisal Services

With work in the retail, auction and manufacturing sectors of the jewelry industry since 1989, Gina D'Onofrio's experience encompasses jewelry design and production, appraisals, buying and selling of contemporary, antique and period jewelry, sales and management. Gina operates an independent gemological laboratory, appraisal service and consulting firm and has been catering to private individuals, banks, trusts, non-profit organizations, insurance companies, legal firms and the jewelry trade in the greater Los Angeles area. 

Gina received her Master Gemologist Appraiser® designation, upon completion of appraisal studies, written and practical examinations and peer appraisal report review with the American Society of Appraisers. In addition, she was awarded the Certified Master Appraiser designation with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. In 2013 Gina received Los Angeles Magazine's coveted "Best in LA" award for her Jewelry Appraisal Services. She conducts presentations and entertaining speeches about appraisal and jewelry related topics to private and corporate groups in Los Angeles and throughout the USA.

ASA's Education Foundation recognizes students who choose to invest their time in appraisal studies by providing assistance to students demonstrating a financial need. Please visit the Educational Foundation's webpage for more information and to download an application.


Live Virtual Event
Zoom Virtual Participant Access [8:00am CT/9:00am EDT/6:00am PDT
09/29/2023 at 9:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes
09/29/2023 at 9:00 AM (EDT)  |  480 minutes Join link will be active 10 minutes before the scheduled live event. Once you click on the join link, you will be re-directed to the zoom event and the host will allow you to join shortly. If you experience technical issues joining via the link, we highly recommend to dial-in via a telephone until you are able to troubleshoot your access issue that may be related to personal settings, pop-up blockers, firewall etc. In addition, refreshing or logging off and re-joining typically resolves access issues. Please email education@appraisers.org if you've exhausted all recommended troubleshooting tips. Thank you.
Course Wrap-Up
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GJ209 Course Certificate
9.60 CE credits  |  Certificate available
9.60 CE credits  |  Certificate available