Travis Lord currently contributes to the production of our auction catalogs as researcher, photographer and image editor.

Born on Okinawa Japan, Travis is a U. S. Navy Gulf War Veteran and former Jeweler at his family’s business, Sierra Moon Goldsmiths in Auburn, California. His 15 + years experience in the Luxury Goods Industry contributes a perspective of history as an investment.

As a former student at the Gemology Institute of America (GIA), Travis is working toward his Graduate Gemologist Certification. When he is not rock hounding, he’s raising two daughters with his wife, Linda.