What is a Jewelry Appraisal?

A jewelry appraisal is a written document prepared by an independent appraiser, describing your jewelry and giving a value as of a specific date. There is no governing or licensing body for jewelry appraisers, and has a high level of product knowledge and experience.

Jewelry Appraisals at Islandgems Jewelry

Islandgems Jewelry in Jamaica provides two types of appraisals, written and verbal. Please bring in any documentation, including prior appraisals and diamond certificates. Many people come to Islandgems because they have inherited jewelry.

Written Jewelry Appraisals 

  • A formal document describing and valuing your jewelry, diamonds and gems, with a photograph
  • Appointment required

Verbal Jewelry Appraisals

  • General valuation, stone and metal identification for any number of items
  • Determine if an item is authentic (Is it a “real” diamond)
  • Determine a fair selling price to a private party
  • Appointment required

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