Current Rates

Fine Jewelry Appraisals
While you wait appointments    From $125  Must be scheduled in advance

Schedule an appointment.

2-3 day service      From $95

Includes center diamond inclusion diagram, if applicable, measurements, 4- C’s,  color photograph(s) and reasonable value for the designated purpose.

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
While-you-wait appointment     From $70

2-3 day service       From $55
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
While-you-wait appointment   From $70

2-3 day service      From $55
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  by appointment from $30   2-3 day service  from $20


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.