A True Gem

We will miss you terribly, Bob. You are and always will be a true gem.

A TRUE GEM (In honor of Bob’s birthday coming up on the 4th of July, we are re-posting this article.) Recently, I went to a celebration of life to honor the memory of a real diamond; His name is Bob. He will be sorely missed as a lover of all animals, music, people humor and […]

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.

How to benefit from selling your gold jewelry

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How to benefit from selling your gold jewelry Gold has always been precious, in great times and in not so great times; it has always been a form of currency, understood globally and appreciated everywhere. If you have decided to sell your gold jewelry and are looking to benefit from your investment, please be sure […]

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.

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.