There are different reasons why you may want to have a jewelry value assessment.
At Watsons Jewelers, our Certified Gemologist, Philip Watson is a Senior Member of the National Jewelry Appraisers Association. The process is extensive. Philip is experienced in evaluating your diamonds and fine jewelry and assigning a current valuation for each type of requirement.
Why Should You Have Jewelry Appraised?
There are multiple reasons for appraisals. The most common is for Insurance Replacement Value. Expert evaluation of your diamonds and jewelry are necessary for specialized Insurance on fine jewelry.
It is also a good idea and a requirement of many insurance companies to have a jewelry appraisal done every few years since the price of diamonds and precious metals change. If an item is lost or stolen, a jewelry appraisal is the basis by which the insurance company will replace the item according to the terms of your contract with them. It provides a standard by which you can receive replacement of like kind or the value thereof.
Get Your Jewelry Appraised
When you have a jewelry appraised at Watsons Jewelers, our certified gemologist will calculate the estimated weight, access the color and clarity of the diamonds or other precious stones in the jewelry, and certify the precious metal.