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?

Independant Jewelry Appraisal Tampa

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.

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.

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

Certified Jewelry Appraisals Tampa Bay Experts

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 […]

Independent Certified Jewelry Appraisals Tampa Bay

Independant Jewelry Appraisal Tampa

West Coast Jewelry Consultants, LLC provides Independent  Certified Tampa Jewelry Appraisals for  insurance claims, estate valuations, jewelry assets liquidation and pre purchases appraisals of jewelry. As GIA Graduate Gemologists we are  experts in all aspects of gemology, diamonds, precious metals and jewelry appraisals, including identification, grading, and separation of natural from synthetic materials. We have […]