Why do I need a jewelry appraisal?

Tampa Bay Jewelry AppraisalsThere are numerous good reasons to have jewelry appraisals. A full description and photograph will provide proper identification of the item and help establish possession or ownership of your piece on the date of the appraisal inspection.

Most insurance companies that provide jewelry insurance require an independent appraisal. A jewelry appraisal would be imperative if one were trying to replace a one of a kind bracelet that was lost, was a casualty of a fire or otherwise missing, for example.  A jewelry appraisal also assists individuals and/or families who need to divide or distribute property, for instance,  a will, trust, divorce, charitable donation, IRS distribution or probate hearing.