Megan Austin

  • Registered with the National Council of Jewellery Valuers (NCJV) (Q193), an industry body that promotes and maintains the highest professional standards for jewellery valuation in Australia.

  • FGA, Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (GAGB)

  • FGAA, Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Australia (GAA)

  • Statement of Attainment in Gem and Jewellery Valuation (NCJV)

  • Bachelor of Arts, Majoring in Jewellery & Silversmithing (Griffith University)

  • Diploma of Diamond Technology (GAA)

  • Certificates in Diamond Grading and Advanced Diamond Grading (GAA)

  • Workshop in synthetic, imitation, treated and fancy colour diamonds (HRD) Antwerp

  • Workshops on Identifying and Pricing treated corundum, emeralds and cultured pearls; Coloured Stone Grading and Pricing using the 'World of Colour' system (Gemworld International)


Industry experience

Megan has 12 years experience valuing jewellery and watches in her previous role as in-house Senior Valuer and Gemmologist for two major retail jewellery brands. She has worked in the jewellery industry for over 20 years.

She is a published author of numerous gemmological & valuing articles for industry publications such as Gemworld International and The NCJV Valuer. She is a regular contributor to Jeweller Magazine.

To remain a registered NCJV valuer, Megan participates in ongoing education, attends workshops and industry events and writes articles to ensure her skills are kept current.