Joy & Carl Blackburn are owners and founders of Authentic Luxury Goods. Carl is an internationally recognized jewelry designer and estate jeweler, with 25 years experience. He is head buyer and appraiser for jewelry and watches. Joy is operations manager and head buyer and authenticator of ALG. Joy’s background includes an MBA from Sasin University, a partner with the Kellogg School of Management and Wharton School of Finance; and gemological training at the Gemological Institute of America. You can shop with confidence at ALG knowing that our expert staff has 15 to 25 of years of experience authenticating and appraising high-end handbags, jewelry, timepieces, and accessories.