“Inflation and the changing gemstone market have an ever-changing effect on the value of your jewelry. It’s a good idea to have your jewelry appraisal updated periodically for insurance purposes and peace-of-mind.”
Janett Lumpkin brings a world of experience to Serengeti West Fine Jewelers. Janett has lived in many locales across the United States and abroad, including Venezuela and Japan. Ultimately, her travels led her to the beautiful California Central Coast. She settled in San Luis Obispo in 1993 and is nearing her 20th anniversary at Serengeti West.
Janett began her journey to jewelry in college. She took a metalsmithing class at Arizona State University and worked in retail when she caught the jewelry bug. Since that time, she has been creating her own pieces.
Later, Janett earned her gemology degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), one of the most prestigious credentials for those in the fine jewelry trade. She is a certified appraiser in diamonds, diamond grading, colored stones, colored stone grading and gem identification. Most noteworthy, she brings over 30 years of impeccable experience and honest credentials to Serengeti West.
In addition to her background and expertise, Janett’s personal style, creativity and integrity makes having a jewelry appraisal done by her an enjoyable, educational experience. Above all, she prides herself on her ability to help customers navigate the valuation process.