Fine Vintage Jewelry
About All That Shines
Marena is currently the owner of All That Shines L.L.C. located in Seattle, Washington where she offers appraisal services, buys and sells jewelry estates, and offers sales of fine vintage jewelry.
Marena Heap is qualified to do jewelry appraisals involving insurance, divorce settlements, estate tax liability, charitable contribution and estate sales. Marena is a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemology Institute of America and was an Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers for over seven years. With over ten years experience in retail markets, she has extensive knowledge and expertise in contemporary jewelry and specializes in antique and costume jewelry.
All the jewelry for sale has been inspected in Marena's gemological lab. She uses an array of equipment to identify and authenticate each piece of jewelry, including; a microscope, refractometer, ultraviolet fluorescence unit, diamond color comparison kit, leverage gage, pearl grading kit, metal acid testing kit, and many other gemological testing devices.
Marena teaches classes both to the public and other trade professionals on topics such as costume and antique jewelry. She also speaks for numerous community, professional and civic groups.