Not all appraisals are the same. It is important that you understand the function/ purpose of your appraisal as there are multiple types of appraisals. And for that matter, not all appraisers are the same. Be sure your appraiser has been geologically trained as an appraiser, and that they keep up on continuing education
What should I have appraised? If you are uncertain which items of jewelry should be appraised for insurance, we are happy to help with a jewelry consultation. Please call us to schedule one and our appraiser can go over your options and give you advice prior to appraising
How much does an appraisal cost? As with all professional services, the cost of a jewelry appraisal can vary depending on the amount of work involved.
Is an appraisal necessary for jewelry insurance? Typically for scheduled jewelry insurance, most insurance companies will require an appraisal by a professional accredited appraiser.
How often should my jewelry appraisal be updated? This may depend on your insurance policy and/or carrier. We recommend you consider an update on your appraisal every 5-7 years.