Founded in 1985, Geolat Companies offers a wide range of personal property appraisal and jewelry buying services. As an independent company, we're committed to educating and empowering the consumer with regard to the worth in the evaluation, acquisition and disposition of your jewelry and personal property. Providing an accurate assessment of value is what we do. We're committed to integrity and excellence, with the best interest of our clients at heart.
It Started With One Person.
Patti J. Geolat, GG, FGA, ASA, ARM, CIOP, founder and CEO of Geolat Companies, started her career at a jewelry sales counter, and today is a widely known authority on the appraisal, brokerage and sale of fine jewelry. Her clientele includes many top regional jewelry chains and local independent shops as well as a number of the world’s finest jewelry houses, and an extensive network of private and industry collectors. She is a published author and sought after public speaker with a distinguished reputation for excellence, confidentiality and professionalism. Her many credentials include: Graduate Gemologist (GG), Gemological Institute of America; Fellow (FGA), Gemological Association of Great Britain; Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), American Society of Appraisers; Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Insurance Institute of America; and Chartered Insurance Operations Professional (CIOP). Patti’s professional affiliations include a 15-year term of service on the Board of Directors of Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co., the jewelry industry’s leading insurer, including nine as chairman, and a one-year term as the company’s interim CEO. In addition, she has served as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the American Gem Trade Association’s Gemological Testing Center, and has served on AGTA’s Board of Governors and its Industry Rules Committee. Currently she serves on the boards of the North Texas Crime Commission, Jewelers’ Security Alliance and the Women’s Jewelry Association.
Before buying or selling previously owned jewelry, or when fine jewelry, art or personal property value is in question - for tax, divorce, litigation, insurance, estate, inventory or liquidation purposes, call Geolat at 972-239-9314 and make an appointment today.