A graduate of the Gemological Institute of America, Elizabeth's experience includes her years as an appraiser in the fine jewelry department at Skinner's Auction Gallery in Boston; she was also an appraiser and store manager at the Thomaston Place Auction Gallery and Kaja Veilleux Antiques in Thomaston and Newcastle, Maine; and prior to that she was the co-owner of Thomas R. Field Antiques in South Pasadena, California.

150 Years of Antique Jewelry;
An Overview of Styles and Characteristics
by Elizabeth Yates Turner