Professional Affiliations

Leigh Jewelers adheres to the ethical, educational and professional standards established by the AGS for the jewelry industry. Our gemologists and sales associates complete yearly exams through the AGS as part of their continuing education.

By affiliating with the GIA, Leigh Jewelers seeks “to ensure the public trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science, and professionalism through education, research, laboratory services, and instrumental development.”

The AGTA is the industry voice for the natural colored gemstones. As member, Leigh Jewelers agress to the disclosure of gemstone enhancements, to create an awareness of and knowledge about colored gemstones and to assist the consumer in identifying dealers of integrity.

JA is the national association for retail jewelers and is a center for meaningful education programs and services for retail jewelers. JA is an advocate for professionalsim and high social, ethical and environmental standards in the jewelry trade.

The Jewelry Information Center is the consumer education arm of the JA. It provides consumers with information about fine jewelry, car and cleaning jewelry history and shopping trends.

JSA provides crime information and assistance to the jewelry industry and law enforcement. JSA alerts jewelers about crime through frequent email “Crime Alerts” and print publications.