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His parents met while attending the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the 1940s, the same school their son would later attend.
Subsequently, for some 20 years, Ed owned his own commercial art firm in Chicago, acquiring, trading, and selling world class collections of American photography, illustration art, and vintage comic books.
Focusing on minerals and gems, she then went on to fabricate and design jewelry for her own line and others as well.
Ana is a Graduate Gemologist, earning her diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), an Accredited Jewelry Professional (AJP) and is constantly continuing her education by attending workshops and seminars to stay abreast of treatments, new mine discoveries and current style trends in the jewelry world.
In addition, she was awarded the Certified Master Appraiser designation with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers.
In 2013, Gina received Los Angeles Magazine's coveted “Best in LA” award for her Jewelry Appraisal Services.
Most recently, she has brought to auction the celebrity estates of Shirley Temple Black and Zsa Zsa Gabor with outstanding results.
As an auctioneer she has raised millions of dollars and provided auction services to numerous charities including John Wayne Cancer Society, Stars for a Cause, The LOOC foundation, Wheels for Humanity, The Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers, The Chrysalis Foundation, Project Angel Food, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, Ed Asner Family Foundation and many others.
Carolyn Mani's background includes twenty years of experience in both live and online auctions, as well as an extensive background in appraising and vetting Furniture and Decorative Arts, Fine Art, Collectibles, Musical Instruments and Entertainment Memorabilia.
As early as 2000, Who What Where magazine published a feature story spotlighting Frank, his rise in the world of fine wines and his success orchestrating auctions.
It said, in part: "Martell has rapidly established himself as a superstar in the world of wine...
Her extensive wine related travels have taken her to Burgundy, Bordeaux, Germany, Piedmont, Napa, Oregon and Eastern Europe in addition to her work as a harvest intern in Tuscany.
Prior to auctions, Crawford was an assistant wine director at ‘Inoteca and a manager of Astor Wines in New York. With work in the retail, auction and manufacturing sectors of the jewelry industry since 1989, Gina D’Onofrio’s experience encompasses jewelry design and production, appraisals, buying and selling of contemporary, antique and period jewelry, sales and management.
She conducts presentations and speeches about appraisal and jewelry related topics to private and corporate groups in the Los Angeles area.