Baltimore-based Samuelson’s Diamonds has hired Allie Azrael Lopato as director of estate jewelry.
A native of Baltimore, Lopato previously worked in New York City for estate jewelry buyer Circa.
Lopato holds a graduate gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and is considered an expert in preowned luxury branded jewelry and watches.
She will oversee Samuelson’s Baltimore and Chevy Chase, Md., estate buying operations.
“We are thrilled to have Allie on our team, and she shares in our mission to grow our estate jewelry department in the Maryland/D.C. area and beyond,” said Ron Samuelson, CEO of Samuelson’s, in a statement.