In 1985 Heirlooms, founder and owner originated the antique and estate jewelry class, now offered in the gemology program at Rancho Santiago College in Orange, California.  She is a graduate of that program as

a certified gemologist, with a lifetime teaching credential on this subject. This course is still part of the curriculum today.

​​Heirloom was established in 1981 as a supplier of fine antique and estate jewelry to the trade. For more than 30 years they have provided merchandise for antique dealers, collectors and jewelry stores nation wide. They now offer

 their services to the public.