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Hamid Razi Biographical Background & Qualification

BIOGRAPHICAL BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS

Hamid Razi, M.B.A, G.G. 

7018 Darby Avenue, Reseda, CA 91335 Tel: 818-401-0401

www.ppappraiser.com           email: info@ppappraiser.com

FIELD OF EXPERTISE:

  • Appraiser in the field of all types of Personal Property
  • Appraiser for Persian and Oriental Fine Rugs, Antique Rugs, European Tapestries, Islamic and Far Eastern Rugs.
  • Appraiser for Jewelry, Graduate Gemologist, GG from Gemological Institute of America
  • Appraiser for Insurance, Marriage dissolution, Charitable contributions & Arbitration

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 2003- Present, Owner of Rug Factory, Inc. operating a rug gallery in Los Angeles specializing in purchase and sales of Persian and Oriental Rugs 
  • 2000-Present, Owner and President of Admiral Carpet Cleaning, Inc. located in Los Angeles, California that specializes in all types of Area Rug Conservation, Cleaning, Repair and Restoration.   
  • 1995-Present, Appraisal Company. Appraisals for Jewelry, Oriental Rugs and Personal Property for insurance, estates, claims, and donations.
  • 1995-2000 Owner of Roxi’s Jewelry Inc., Toronto, Canada

APPRAISAL TRAINING:

  • 2012 Completion of the Certificate of Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts from University of California, Irvine 2012 (program given in conjunction with the American Society of Appraisers) 
  • June 2012 University of California, Irvine - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 15 hrs – Passed Exam 
  • May 2016 7-hour USPAP, ASA course, San Marino CA

EDUCATION 

  • 1995 Graduate Gemologist GIA, New York, New York
  • 2000 Auctioneering Diploma & Colonel Certificate, Nashville Auction School
  • August 2011 Bachelor of Business Administration, American Premier University
  • June 2012 University of California, Irvine - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) 15 hrs – Passed Exam 
  • September 2012 University of California, Irvine - Certificate for Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts
  • December 2012 Master of Business Administration, Delta International University

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • 1995 to Present Member of Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
  • 2001 to Present Member of Better Business Bureau BBB of Southern California,  A+ Rate
  • 2007 to 2016 Oriental Rug Retailers of America Certified Full Member
  • 2007 to Present IICRC Certified Firm & Member
  • June 2014 Woolsafe North America Fabric Care Specialist & Woolsafe Approved Service Provider Network

Selected Specialized Training/Appraisal Studies Education

  • 1995 to Present Continuing participation in educational courses, attending exhibits & Oriental Rug Auction, Repair & Restoration of  all types of Area Rugs around the world.
  • 2000 April – May, 2000 Nashville Auction Courses (85 hours)
  • 2007 to Present IICRC certification classes 
  • 2008 Proper ORRA Appraisal – AMU Atlanta Green Rugs: The latest Environment Friendly Weaving of Qashgai Ladies Structures of  hand-Woven Piled Oriental Rugs
  • January 2010 Conservation, Repair or Restoration ORRA-AMU Atlanta Basics of Personal Property Appraising, Modern Renaissance in Turkish Rug Weaving & Appraising Modern Vs Old vs Antique Rugs from Different Countries Re-creating Antique Rugs Designs produced in Afghanistan
  • March 2011 Introduction to Personal Property Valuation, UC-Irvine.
  • May 2011 Personal Property Valuation: Methodology, Research & Analysis, University of California, Irvine
  • September 2011 ALL 215 Appraisal Report Writing ASA course Manhattan Beach, CA 
  • November 2011 Personal Property Valuation: The Legal Environment,  University of California, Irvine 
  • March 2012 “Everything You Were Never Taught About Litigation “ASA Los Angeles Costa Mesa, CA  ASA CE certificate -  Overview of the Litigation Process, including the Appraiser’s Role through Deposition and Trial Testimony
  • September 2012 University of California, Irvine – Insurance, Appraisers & the Law    
  • November 2012 University of California, Irvine – Appraising Antique Clocks     
  • January 2013 The US Economy after the Fiscal Cliff: Prospects for 2013.  ASA Class
  • October 2014 Fakes, Forgeries & Other Legal Issues in Art Authentication – Hammer Museum
  • February 2015 Personal Property Report Writing Update ASA course,  Alameda, CA
  • February 2015 IICRC Course – Certificate from Academy of Textiles and Flooring – UFT Upholstery & Fabricare Technician
  • May 2015 IRS Case Valuation Workshop, ASA, Los Angeles, CA
  • May 2016 Fair Market Value Concepts: Personal Property Appraisals for Federal Tax Calculations, ASA course, San Marino CA
  • May 2016 Appraising Picasso Prints, ASA event, Beverly Hills CA
  • May 2016 Colored Stone Treatments & Country-of-Origin Determinations, Caltech, Pasadena – GIA Alumni Association Los Angeles Chapter Course
  • October 2016           Lithograph Class, Santa Monica, CA
  • February 2017          Basic Furniture Construction from 17th to the 21st Century, ASA                              
  • February 2017          PP421 Understanding Antique Furniture Today, ASA Two day                                                    workshop, San Marino, CA
  • March 2017 FBI Art Crime Presentation, Los Angeles, CA 

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2011 to Present Candidate, American Society of Appraisers 
  • 2014 to Present Regular Member of Association of Online Appraiser

 




Contact

ASA-LA, c/o DeborahAnn Marshall
PO Box 1877
Santa Clarita, CA 91386-1877