Cataloger - Jewelry

Heritage Auctions

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Do you have a history of working with fine jewelry and describing gems and jewelry of all types and from all periods? Set your sights on a career at Heritage Auctions, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, London, Hong Kong, and other cities. Heritage Auctions is the largest auction house founded in the U.S. and serves more than 40 different auction categories, including Coins, Sports, Comics, Historical, Jewelry, Fine & Decorative Art, Wine, and many more.


Catalogers assist the Fine Jewelry Department by examining, evaluating, and describing jewelry for over 65 auctions held annually. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to handle antique, estate, and period jewelry and experience the dynamic auction industry.



  • Proficiency in identifying gemstones and diamonds using tools provided; microscope, polariscope, refractometer, etc.

  • Ability to test and adequately identify metal

  • Proficiency in calculating weights of mounted diamonds/gemstones

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel

  • Excellent writing and/or cataloging skills

  • Ability to follow assigned formats

  • Strong researching skills in a high-production environment

  • Demonstrated prioritization skills and ability to meet deadlines


  • Participate in previews, including setup and teardown.

  • Assist with Social Media posts

  • Assist with inquiries

  • Appraisal skills are helpful but not required

  • Other duties may be assigned



  • 1+ years of related experience preferred

  • Background in ancient history is ideal

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Outlook and Excel

  • Ability to multitask and pay great attention to detail

  • Knowledge of other areas of numismatics a plus

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Posted on August 26