ANTIQUES ROADSHOW jewelry appraiser, author, and educator Christie Romero died on Saturday, September 5, 2009. As a passionate and profoundly knowledgeable expert on antique and collectible costume jewelry, Christie appeared on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW beginning in 2001. She will be greatly missed by her colleagues and fans. Romero authored the respected reference book Warman's Jewelry, which identifies and values 18th- through 20th-century jewelry. Romero was an instructor of jewelry history for the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) and Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts. She also taught antique and period jewelry for the Gemology department at Santiago Canyon College in Orange County, California. She held memberships in the professional organizations the American Society of Jewelry Historians, the Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts (ASJRA), the Society of Jewellery Historians (U.K.), the NAJA, and the Costume Society of America.