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Estate Jewelry Appraisals

Appraising jewelry from a single to full estate at Fair Market value for executors, jewelry distribution, estate planning, personal, divorce. Jewelry Appraisals Graduate Gemologist provides this service in a timely manner, affordable cost with ease. Jewelry is individually evaluated in your sight while your wait by an experience Graduate Gemologist (GIA). The preferred credentials for estates, insurance companies, attorneys, and IRS purposes. Written and verbal, estate fair market value or insurance retail replacement jewelry appraisals. Appraising diamonds, engagement rings, wedding band sets, stud earrings, gemstones, designer, custom, antique, scrap gold, all  jewelry.

Written Estate Jewelry Appraisals

 

I provide written estate jewelry appraisals for your deceased loved ones, or for other fair market value purposes. Written fair market 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 three business days after appointment. Many items take a few days longer. Bulk rate for ten items or more. See price guide page for details. Attorney's will accept my estate fair market value jewelry appraisals. When applicable some use both verbal and written appraising.   

                       

             Verbal Estate Jewelry Appraising

 

Verbal appraising is an affordable alternative when written jewelry appraisals aren't required. Excellent for personal satisfaction, even distribution, knowledge of estate and retail value. Verbal jewelry appraising consists of metal testing, gemstone identification, approximate carat weight, grading diamonds, gemstones, value, sorting costume from fine jewelry. A large jewelry collections for verbal appraising clients normally have notebook, numbered baggies or system that works for them. This keeps the pace moving swiftly. Cost $180.00 hour rate, or part of hour used, minimum $80.00 fee.

 

 

Fair Market Estate Value Appraisals are used to establish a basis for equitable distribution of assets, Estate tax preparation, dissolution of marriage assets, assessment and pre-sale valuations for auctions and secondary markets. Retail Replacement Value written appraisals can be provided on estate jewelry for insurance purposes.

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What to bring to an appraisal appointment. 

If you have reports, certificates, prior appraisals that came with a 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. 

Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Checks, Cash

Surrounding areas: Tysons Corner, Ashburn, Reston, Herndon, Sterling, Vienna, Leesburg, Purcellville, Broadlands,  Warrenton, Chantilly, Loudoun County, Fauquier County, Clarke County, Frederick County, Fairfax Counties, VA, MD, WVA