Ishy Jewellery & Gemmology is led by Chantel Gushue, RMV, FCGmA. Chantel has over 15 years of experience in the Canadian jewellery industry. She is a trained metalsmith, gemmologist and appraiser and has industry experience in jewellery manufacturing, design and diamond brokerage. Most recently Chantel has worked as a staff and faculty member in the Jewellery Department, Craft Division of NSCAD University, sharing her knowledge of jewellery processes and gemmology with undergraduate and graduate students.

Chantel Gushue Ishy Gemmology


FCGmA   Gemmologist, graduate and Fellow of the Canadian Gemmological Association

GD   Graduate Diamonds, Gemological Institute of America

GP   Graduate Pearls, Gemological Institute of America

RMV   Registered MasterValuer # 0033111159

CJAGJ   Graduate Jeweller, Canadian Jeweller’s Association

Chantel Gushue and Ishy Jewellery & Gemmology are both members in good standing with many jewellery, gem and craft industry organizations. Many of these associations require adherence to a strict Code of Ethics and maintenance of standards of professional practice.


Canadian Gemmological Association
Gemological Institute of America – Alumni Association
Better Business Bureau of Atlantic Canada
Nova Scotia Designer Crafts’ Council