The Gemmological Association of Australia (GAA) is Australia’s educational authority for gemmology. The GAA has been responsible for producing Australia’s gemmologists by educating and updating members of the gem and jewellery industry. Through Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Australia, Chris Holdsworth practices the high ethical and practical standards required to become and remain a Fellow.
Gem-A boasts the foundation of formal gemmology in the world with a history dating back to 1908. It is the leading authority in Great Britain and remains the foremost educational body in Europe. Through Fellow of the Gemmological Association, Chris Holdsworth practices the high ethical and practical standards required to become and remain a Fellow.
Diamond Guild (www.diamondguild.com.au)
The Diamond Guild of Australia is an association of industry leaders, committed to establishing and preserving a benchmark for quality and ethics in the promotion and sale of diamonds throughout Australia. Holdsworth Bros. is a proud member of this prestigious group of Australia’s top jewellers.
Gold & Silversmiths Guild (www.gsga.org.au)
The Gold & Silversmiths Guild is an association of Australian jewellers and manufacturers who specialise in high quality and individual craftsmanship. The jewellers of Holdsworth Bros. demonstrate the master qualities that the gold and silversmiths in this boutique group are renowned for.
National Council of Jewellery Valuers (www.ncjv.com.au)
Members of the National Council of Jewellery Valuers are skilled experts who provide detailed assessments on various types of jewellery and timepieces. Holdsworth Bros. only employs the services of registered valuers for valuation assessments. In fact any purchase over $1500 comes with a free valuation from NCJV member Chris Holdsworth. Holdsworth Bros. recommends always having a valuation for insurance