Appraisal and Lab Services

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Gemstone Identification

This service will provide identification of loose gemstones or gemstones that are set in a piece of jewelry. A detailed evaluation will be performed for each loose gemstone or each gemstone located in a piece of jewelry and a written report will be provided. Please Note: For Loose Gemstones Only the "Fair Market Value" of the gemstone will be provided based on current market pricing.

Gemstone Identification Service Pricing:

Unset Stone(per stone price)


Up to .99ct.  ----  $65.00
1.00ct.-2.99ct.  ----  $55.00
Over 3.00ct.  ----  $45.00
Multi Parcels  ----  $20.00 (each add'l stone)

Mounted Stones (each mounting))


Single stone  ----  $70.00
Multi stone
2 to 4 stones  ----  $85.00
5 to 10 stones  ----  $95.00
Over 10 stones  ----  $125.00




Insurance Replacement

Our appraisal services for Insurance Replacement will provide the necessary appraisal information and estimated replacement value of the item(s) for insurance purposes, so those valuable and cherished jewelry items will be properly insured. Appraisals will provide a detailed description of the item along with an Estimated Replacement Valuation based on the Market Data Method unless otherwise noted.

Insurance Replacement Service Pricing:

Modern Jewelry (each item)


Single Ring  ----  $90.00
Bracelet  ----  $120.00
Necklace  ----  $175.00
Pendant  ----  $100.00
Earrings(pair)  ----  $60.00
Non-Gem Jewelry  ----  $40.00


Antique,Vintage,Period Jewelry


Due to uniqueness of this type of jewelry and the Market Data Research required, the fee for each piece will be evaluated after an initial consultation with the owner or the representative of the jewelry piece(s)


    Initial Consultation    $100.00




Damaged Jewelry Claims

Our appraisal services can offer independent evaluations of damaged jewelry or jewelry with missing gemstones. These evaluations will provide an independent appraisal as part of the claims process.

Damaged Jewelry Claims Service Pricing:


In order to properly and fairly evaluate a damaged jewelry item or gemstone an initial consultation is required before any further action is to be taken to assist in the damage claim. Additional fees will be evaluated on a case by case basis after an initial consultation. Please Note: Additional fees may be either on a per item basis or hourly basis depending on the initial findings from the consultation.


    Initial Consultation    $100.00




Estate Property & Divorce Settlement Evaluation

These are life events that affect individuals and require the involvement of a third party such as an Executor of an estate or divorce lawyer. Very likely these events may involve jewelry or gemstone property. We can provide the necessary appraisal service to assist in the evaluation of jewelry and gemstone items related to an estate or divorce settlement and provide the necessary reports to satisfy the legal ramifications of these life changing events.

Estate Property & Divorce Settlement Pricing:


Due to the uniqueness of each possible situation and the potential for a large amount of jewelry and/or gemstone items included in the settlement that would require appraisals for valuation to complete an estate or divorce settlement, the fees will need to be evaluated on a case by case basis after an initial consultation with the Executor of the Estate or legal representative(s) of the parties relative to a divorce settlement. Please Note: Additional fees may be either on a per item basis or hourly basis depending on the initial findings from the consultation.


    Initial Consultation    $100.00




Liquidation or Collateral Evaluation

Certain life situations can affect individuals and/or families monetarily. In there is a need to liquidate assets or provide collateral for a loan or possibly just the need to sell unused gemstones and/or jewelry items, we provide appraisal services for these events. The service includes an evaluation report that will determine the "Fair Market Value" of those gemstone or jewelry items.

Liquidation or Collateral Evaluation Pricing:

Modern Jewelry (each item)


Rings  ----  $75.00
Necklaces/Bracelets  ----  $100.00
Pendants  ----  $90.00
Earrings(pair)  ----  $50.00
Non-Gem Jewelry  ----  $40.00


Antique,Vintage,Period Jewelry


Due to uniqueness of this type of jewelry and the Market Data Research required, the fee for each piece will be evaluated after an initial consultation with the owner or the representative of the jewelry piece(s)


    Initial Consultation    $100.00





Additional Custom Design Service

Individualized Jewelry Design

We work with the individual client to assist in designing that special one of a kind jewelry item or re-designing that existing estate or hand-me-down jewelry item into an updated statement piece. Additionally, we can connect you with and work with a jeweler to craft that jewelry piece and ensure that your wishes are satisfied.

Individualized Jewelry Design Pricing:


Due to uniqueness of the service an initial one(1) hour design consultation will be provided at no cost to the client. If the client wishes to proceed with the service after the consultation, an additional fee will be charged commensurate with the work required to complete the service for the client. This fee may be a fixed agreed upon amount or an hourly rate. Fixed or hourly payment will be agreed upon by the client prior to the beginning of the service


    Current Hourly Rate    $40.00 (min. 2 hours)