Charles Beaudet, a second generation jeweler, began his eight-year apprenticeship in the jewelry business when he was only 12 years old. Today, he is recognized in the industry as a top-notch professional. He was s one of the early members of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. He was asked twice to participate in laboratory studies during the Gemological Institute of America's study of diamond cut. Charles received place awards in two different categories in the National Association of Independent design competition.