As of 4/2014
Fine Jewelry Appraisals
Includes center diamond inclusion diagram, measurements, 4- C’s, color photograph and reasonable value for the designated purpose. While-you-wait appointments can be scheduled for an additional $30 per item with documents generally prepared within an hour.
All grading to strict GIA standards
2.00 + carat center………add $30 per carat
Additional side stones….add $10 per set (like cut and size)
We also appraise colored gemstones, pearls, watches, period and antique jewelry.
Quantity discounts quoted upon take-in.
Some estate specialty articles may involve additional research and fees.
Fine Jewelry Preliminary Reports
Mainly for resale or general knowledge. Not available as an insurance document. Includes center stone description, side stones, color photograph and retail value. Not all items qualify for this report.
Loose Stone Preliminary Reports
Diamonds: Includes measurements, 4 C’s (strict GIA grading) plus retail replacement value.
2.00 carat and up……add $30 per carat
Colored Stones: Includes measurements, carat weight. color description, retail replacement value.
Verbal Identifications from $20
Loose Stone Reports
Diamonds – Includes measurements, 4 C’s (strict GIA grading) Sarin ™ analysis, ASET™ light performance view, inclusion diagram, proportions, U.V. fluorescence and value.
2.00 carat and up……add $50 per carat
Colored Gemstones – Includes measurements, carat weight, color description (transparency), color photograph, detected treatments and value.
General: $250 per hour
Identifications, relative values without documentation. Good for sorting loose stones and estate articles…..1/2 hr .min.
Legal: $350 per hour
Trial prep, expert testimony for criminal and civil matters………. 1/2 day min.