Status: Member
Business Type: Trade Valuer and Valuer in Private Practice

Richard Armstrong, the Principal of Lonestar Gem Lab, is an Independent Jewelry Appraiser covering the Tyler, Jacksonville, Athens, Longview and Palestine areas.

Jewlery appraisals for all purposes are provided, including Insurance Replacement, Divorce, Estate, Donation, Gift Tax Assessment, Casualty Loss and Liquidation.

Gemological services (gem testing, diamond grading and treatment identification) are also provided for the jewelry trade throughout Texas.

Richard Armstrong is the author of the Photoatlas of Gemstone Spectra for Gemology Students.

  • Graduate Gemologist - Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
  • Graduate Pearls - Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
  • Certified Member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA)
  • Qualified Crown of Light® Diamond Appraiser with Diamonds International
  • BS in business administration and management from The Florida State University with a minor in geology and mineralogy


Richard D Armstrong, GG GP
Lonestar Gem Lab
United States of America
Telephone: 903-360-5680

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