What’s in the Jewelry Box? – Part 2

Hi, thank you for joining me today! My name is Susie Crump, solapreneur of West Coast Jewelry Consultants, LLC and also known to friends and family as The Gem Lady. Aside from custom jewelry design, one of my favorite services is assisting clients in determining what’s in the jewelry box?! Please be patient while video […]

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 […]

What does Retail Replacement New mean?

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A retail replacement new jewelry appraisal is performed using the cost method. This is an estimate of what it would cost to replace the piece as if it were new on the date of the inspection. This is the most common type of appraisal performed for insurance purposes, thought there are others.