Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers Inc. of Toronto appointed Duncan Parker as vice president and jewelry specialist. Parker was previously the director of research at Harold Weinstein Ltd., has advised innumerable clients on the disposition of personal jewelry and served as president of the Canadian Gemmological Association since 1995.
Ron Dupuis, the president of Dupuis Fine Jewellery Auctioneers, said, ''We are excited to bring Duncan Parker on board. His depth of knowledge gained from a wealth of experience in grading diamonds and colored stones will strengthen Dupuis' expertise while continuing to foster the trusted relationship between our firm and our clients. I have also known Duncan for over 20 years as an avid cyclist, gardener and world traveler and I have tremendous confidence in both his professional and personal integrity.''