Local professional continues commitment to consumer protection with jewelry industry recertification
Calhoun - Tim A. Haney, RJ/AGS of Haney Jewelry Company, Inc. has successfully completed the annual American Gem Society (AGS) recertification exam. This mandatory exam was developed to maintain professional credentials, which demonstrates their ongoing commitment to the Society’s mission of consumer protection through continued education and upholding the highest ethical standards.
Haney earned his distinguished Registered Jeweler title following the completion of a course of study and examination. Ever year, Haney is required to pass an exam encompassing the latest industry developments, including topics on gemology, business, technology, legal regulations and more.
“Nothing tells your customers that you are committed to their jewelry buying experience more than an AGS title,” said Scott Berg, CG, president of the American Gem Society Board of Directors. “It shows your dedication to professionalism and ongoing gemological education.”
Only one in twenty retail jewelers have chosen to meet the exacting standards required for membership. When purchasing fine jewelry, shop with confidence by visiting a credentialed American Gem Society jeweler. You can find an American Gem Society jeweler at ags.org/findajeweler. For more information regarding the American Gem Society, please call 866-805-6500 or visit the AGS website at www.americangemsociety.org. About the American Gem Society The American Gem Society, founded in 1934 by Robert M. Shipley, is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to promoting a high standard of ethics, continuous education, and consumer protection within the jewelry industry. To earn credentials from the American Gem Society, members must pass annual rectification examinations to maintain their titles.