March 20, 2019
Bryan Aderhold Nash James
To know Jewelers of America, you need to know the people behind JA Member companies -- your trusted local jewelers and designers who uphold the highest business standards in the jewelry industry. Today, we spotlight Bryan Aderhold, a Graduate Gemologist at Nash James Enterprises in New York, NY, which has been a member of Jewelers of America for the past year and has been in business since 2016. Let’s get to know Bryan a little better!

I am Bryan Aderhold. I am Jewelers of America. #IamJA #WeAreJA


Nash James Enterprises was founded in: 2016

I am a proud JA Member because... JA represents the American jewelers. It’s an honor to be part of this community.

My favorite part of my career is: Providing service to the Jewelers of America. As a loose colored gemstone supplier, it gives me great satisfaction to help jewelers create beautiful jewelry for their clients

My favorite work trip: Travel is inherent in my line of work, and the major gemstone trading and manufacturing hubs are all very interesting places to visit. Some of my favorites are Jaipur, Bangkok, Sri Lanka and Brazil.

Accreditations and certifications I hold: 
  • Certified Gemologist (CG), American Gem Society (AGS)
  • Graduate Gemologist (GIA GG), Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
  • Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)
  • Senior Gemologist, Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA)
  • Fellow (FGA), Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A)

My favorite personal piece of jewelry or timepiece: Yellow gold ring with bezel set yellow sapphire

One word that describes me is: Honorable

Morning person or night owl? Morning

My guilty pleasure: Dark chocolate

My #1 bucket list vacation destination: Egypt- to see the pyramids

Diamonds or gemstones? Gemstones

If I have to sing karaoke, I would pick: Pure Imagination - Willy Wonka


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