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Russell Fogarty and Michael Kazanjian have been jewelry partners for more than twenty years and experts in the field for even longer. The firm specializes in buying important jewelry and magnificent gemstones, as well as small, charming heirlooms and designer pieces in precious and semi-precious material. Clients include private individuals, prominent American, European, Middle and Far Eastern families, and bankers and lawyers representing estates.

Russell Fogarty is a familiar and highly respected member of the international jewelry trade. He is a graduate of the Gemological Institute of America and has been a prominent force in the global jewelry business for more than 35 years. He was formerly a Vice President of Christie’s, the international auction house, and spent ten years with the firm, ultimately as Director of Christie’s New York Jewelry Department. He founded Kazanjian & Fogarty, Inc. in 1990.

Michael Kazanjian is the celebrated Los Angeles based gem dealer and jewelry icon. Affiliated with many jewelry organizations and associations over the years, Michael was most recently a member of the Board of Directors of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). His father, James Kazanjian, founded Kazanjian Brothers, Inc. in 1918 and that firm also continues actively under Michael's guidance to this day.

Together, Messrs. Kazanjian and Fogarty are a formidable team in the world of important estate jewelry.


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