Jewelry Insurance Replacement and Fine Jewelry Appraisals

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Dear Reader, Whether you are at in computer in St. Petersburg, FL, Brandon, FL or Tampa, FL I have great news: There is no better time to update your jewelry insurance replacement appraisal or finally check getting your fine jewelry appraisals done and off of your list. I have so many clients that tell me […]

Diamond Purchase Verification

Diamond Purchase Verification

Recently, I have had numerous requests for diamond purchase verification. This is quite different than a diamond jewelry appraisal, antique jewelry appraisal or independent certified jewelry appraisal for insurance purposes. One client wanted to verify that the diamond that he had purchased at a local jewelry store was indeed of the quality stated on the […]

What Is A Jewelry Appraisal?

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What Is A Jewelry Appraisal? A jewelry appraisal is an objective, unbiased, fully researched estimate of quality and value of a piece of jewelry. It is the opinion of the Valuer supported by experience, education, training, skills and gem equipment. First, the Valuer must determine what the intended use of the appraisal is, then ascertain […]

Tampa Jewelry Appraiser Questions – What is a Jewelry Appraisal?

What Is A Jewelry Appraisal

In this video Susie Crump, Graduate Gemologist, GIA, Registered Master Valuer, USF, answers the question involving “What is a Jewelry appraisal”. The term is used frequently by consumers and in a lot of cases incorrectly.

What is a “Retail Replacement New” Jewelry Appraisal?

What is a Retail Replacement New Jewelry Appraisal?

In this video Susie Crump, Graduate Gemologist, GIA, Registered Master Valuer, USF,  explains what a Retail Replacement New Jewelry Appraisal is and why it is important for consumers to know about.

What is the difference between a jewelry appraisal and a Gem Lab certificate?

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In this video Susie Crump, Graduate Gemologist, GIA, Registered Master Valuer, USF,  explains the difference between a Gem Lab Certificate and a  Jewelry Appraisal in Tampa.    

Why Do I Need a Jewelry Appraisal?

Why Do I Need a Tampa Jewelry Appraisal

In this video Susie Crump, Graduate Gemologist, GIA, Registered Master Valuer, USF,  lists the top reasons why it is important for people to have a Jewelry Appraisal. Susie Crump provides Certified Diamond and Jewelry Appraisals in the Tampa Bay area.

Tampa Jewelry Appraisal Questions – How Long is a Jewelry Appraisal Good For?

How Long is a Jewelry Appraisal Good For

Tampa Jewelry Appraisal Questions Series. In this video Susie Crump, Graduate Gemologist, GIA, Registered Master Valuer, USF,  answers the question involving how long Jewelry appraisals are generally considered to be good for.  Susie Crump provides  Tampa Jewelry Appraisals and appraisals in surrounding Tampa Bay area.

Tampa Jewelry Appraisals – What type of Jewelry Appraisals do Tampa Insurance Companies require to pay claims?

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Tampa Jewelry Appraisals Questions – In the this video Susie Crump explains what type of Jewelry Appraisals Tampa Bay insurance companies normally want when paying insurance claims for jewelry. Susie Crump is a Independent Jewelry Appraiser in the Tampa Bay area and a Graduate Gemologist, GIA, Registered Master Valuer, USF.

What’s a loupe? What’s it for? How do we use it?

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A jewelry appraisal loupe is the most popular gem and jewelry instrument or tool. It is portable and gives us the ability to assess gems and jewelry efficiently. A loupe with a black housing is a magnifier that is fully corrected for both chromatic and spherical distortion, (or in scientific terms, aberrations); meaning, fully corrected […]