Peter J. Shemonsky
Peter Shemonsky has worked within the jewelry industry throughout his professional career in the retailing, design, manufacturing and auction venues. He is the former director of CIRCA, San Francisco and in 2010 he left CIRCA to open up his own private jewelry salon specializing in fine, antique and estate jewelry. He is the course writer and instructor for the ISA antique and period jewelry course, in addition to being an internationally recognized expert and lecturer on antique and period jewelry. He is presently creating an informational Web site for jewelry enthusiasts and historians: Understanding-jewelry.com.