"From the finest painting to the most simple of
costume jewelry, every item is a treasure representing
a special point in time of someone's life journey."

—Charles Tinsley

  • International Society of Appraisers (Member 2019-2023)
  • USPAP Credentials
  • Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice
  • GIA Certified   Diamonds
  • GIA Certified   Colored Gemstones
  • GIA Certified   Pearls

Charles is a 17-year veteran of the collectibles industry.  He has owned and operated a successful jewelry and fine assets buying business with offices in the Dallas Fort Worth market as well as owning and operating a licensed auction house.  Through these businesses he served clients in the North Texas region.

In recent years Charles developed a unique service to help clients sell their treasures.  He has accumulated knowledge, contacts and resources that together ensure clients receive top dollar when selling their items.  The demand for this service is so great he decided to expand his reach.

The Keys Guild was founded so Charles could share his knowledge and resources with professionals in markets throughout the country.  His goal is to create a mastermind network of collectibles advisors large enough to help anyone, anywhere.

The Keys Guild Network

The real power of The Keys Guild is the network of people we work with.  This includes experts in every category of collectibles, dealers, auction houses, gallerists, and others in all facets of the collectible’s community.  These individuals own or work for the best companies in the industry and together they represent a force of knowledge far greater than any single solution anywhere.  Keys Guild members can use this network to help their clients.