Our Certifications

Lights Jewelers & Gemologists is proud to serve the local Hattiesburg, MS community by being the only American Gem Society (AGS) member in the area. Lights is one of only six jewelry stores in the entire state of Mississippi! Our highly skilled and qualified team hold various AGS Certifications. AGS has rigorous ethical standards and require their appraisers to be certified - similar to a physician being Board Certified.  Tom Light, Sr.  is South Mississippi’s ONLY Certified Gemologist Appraiser, and must take an annual re-certification exam. To learn more about the AGS, click below.