Previously Loved Treasures is a Canadian-based company offering products with international flare to the world-wide market. Our clients benefit from our expert eye and passion for distinctive diamond, designer, and antique jewellery as well as other high-end luxury items. The discerning client, looking for hidden treasure, benefits from our one-stop shopping and from the security of dealing with a company that stands behind its products. Let us do the hunting for you – visit our product page to see our fantastic finds.
Our selection and value are a reflection of the passionate and professional experts behind Previously Loved Treasures:
Michael Stern CJA (CAP)
Michael is a Canadian Jewellery Association (CJA) Certified Appraisal Professional, a GIA Graduate Gemologist with the Gemological Institute of America, and one of only 12 Registered Master Valuers (#181099) in Canada. Michael has been the President of Gems Appraisals since 1983 and President of Canadian Asset Buyers since 2011. He has performed appraisals for insurance, probate, liquidation, estate, divorce, and custom purposes and has also served as an expert witness in numerous high profile legal cases.
Michael brings to Previously Loved Treasures his extensive experience buying and appraising valuables and antiques. Items valued at $500 or more will include an appraisal in the purchase price. For other items appraisals are available on request (additional fees will apply). These written, professional, opinions regarding the authenticity, quality, design and approximate replacement value of a piece of jewellery provide clients with peace of mind and a replacement value for use by insurance companies. Michael’s CJA (CAP) designation ensures all valuables are appraised based on his proven expertise, formal qualifications and within the CJA standards and code of ethics (found here).
Jeffery provides his consulting expertise to Previously Loved Treasures. He has extensive experience with high end luxury items including as the founder of Zachary Samuels. His passion for valuable and high-quality previously loved items ensures a wide selection of fabulous treasures that will appeal to the unique taste of clients who like to make a statement.
Jeffery believes in building loyalty with his clients by continuously sourcing a selection of treasures that appeal to the discerning shopper and will create long-term relationships with clients. His vision will ensure Previously Loved Treasures becomes the website of choice for those on the hunt for diamond, designer, and antique jewellery as well as other high-end treasures.