Appraisals done right are simple and fast –
and all completed right in front of you.
Usually the entire process is completed right in front of you, rarely will you ever need to leave the item.
This will be an efficent, pleasant and informative experience, whether you prefer to catch up on email or a book, or take this opportunity to ask all the questions you've always wanted answered.
Our gemologists are very efficient and generally an appraisal is completed on site in 20-30 minutes per item.
There is some variation depending on the complexity of the piece and rarity of some gemstones, but for the most part, an appraisal can be easily completed on a lunch break.
Our comprehensive appraisals include a detailed description of the piece, measurements, color and clarity quality, a high resolution image, and of course the current and accurate value.
Besides a full and thorough appraisal and all the peace of mind and knowledge that comes along with it, you will also benefit from ongoing support from Gemologic. Whether you need an update of your existing appraisal, or you have jewelry questions of any kind, we encourage you to reach out to us anytime.
Yes, the value of diamonds, gemstones, and precious metals are constantly changing, and it is very important to maintain a record of the true current value of your piece.
It is important both for insurance claims as well as in case of wanting to sell the piece. In both cases you want to ensure your piece is valued appropriately. Gemologic takes care of our returning customers by charging only modest fees for updated appraisals.
Jewelers are experts at crafting jewelry, but they are not appraisers. Appraisals from the seller are inherently biased.
The information might not exactly depict the qualities and details of the piece or the value may be inflated, which will cause you to have higher monthly insurance premiums on the item.
We are recognized by most insurance companies worldwide and are on a list of preferred appraisers for several of them.
If you are looking for a recommendation of an insurance company that will best suit your needs, please feel free to ask one of our Gemologists, we want to help you in any way that we can.