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Insurance and Estate Jewelry Appraisals

   "Jewelry Stays In Sight"

by Appointment Only

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(703) 777-9307

Purple Beryl Diamond Ring
South Sea Pearls
Sapphire Ring
Insurance, Estate Jewelry Appraisals


Tina Leight is an experienced diamond, gemstone jewelry appraiser with preferred credentials for insurance companies underwriters, attorney's, being GG Graduate Gemologist (GIA) studied at Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and complying with USPAP guidelines. Appraising diamond engagement rings, wedding band sets, pearls, gemstones, fine jewelry including antique, designer, custom, estate, new, internet buys. Providing insurance retail replacement value, and estate, even disruption, estate planning, fair market value written jewelry appraisals. Bulk rate for twelve items or more. Also scrap gold.

Diamond ring
Verbal Jewelry Appraising


Verbal insurance or estate jewelry appraising services is convenient and affordable when written formal appraisals aren't required. Verbal appraising like written consists of grading diamonds, gemstones, refractive index gem ID, measurements, weights, metal testing, description, value, sorting costume from fine jewelry. Your writing, tagging while I'm testing, telling my findings piece by piece. Clients normally have notebook, numbered baggies or system to move swiftly. Verbal jewelry appraising is not thorough as written appraisals. It can give peace of mind knowing value, identification, of purchased, inherited, jewelry you own. 

Gift Pendant
Jewelry Appraisal Process


I appraise in a small townhouse located in Leesburg VA. Call or contact us to schedule an appointment. Providing Watch & Wait insurance and estate purpose jewelry appraisals ``Where Jewelry Never Leaves Sight" I don't keep your valuables. This is for the safety of jewelry not being damaged, lost, or switched. Insurance and estate jewelry appraisals include two pictures, description, GIA grading of diamonds, gemstones, carat weights, metal type, value, among other factors. Jewelry appraisals PDF file is emailed, and hard copy mailed two to three business days after appointment. Many pieces take a few days longer.


Graduate Gemologist Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is the preferred credentials for diamond, gemstone jewelry grading in USA and internationally. Tina Leight written appraisal reports comply with USPAP guidelines, legal requirements for insurance underwriters, estates, attorneys, IRS and GIA standards. Insurance companies for retail replacement, attorneys for estate fair market values will accept all my written appraisals.

Appraisals provided to the client are not transferable and for the intended purpose.

Credientials for Graduate Gemologist
Tina L Leight

What to bring to appraisal appointment
If you have reports, certificates, prior appraisals that came with diamond, gemstone or piece of jewelry bring them. Information will be verified, some used in addition to appraisal and add value. Please disclose Lab Grown diamonds. 

Payment Accepted: VISA, Mastercard, Discover, Checks, Cash

Surrounding Locations: Ashburn, Reston, Herndon, Sterling, Vienna, Leesburg, Purcellville, Warrenton, Chantilly, Winchester, Loudoun County, Clarke County, Frederick County VA, Fauquier County, Fairfax, Frederick County Maryland, Northern Virginia,
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