Futer Bros Jewelers has a Certified Gemologist Appraiser on location to conduct your jewelry appraisal.
Her credentials are: -educated by the GIA, Gemological Institute of America -educated by the AGS, American Gem Society -Certified Gemologist since 1994 -Certified Gemologist Appraiser since 2014 -Accredited Gem Laboratory on location -Recertified every year
An Insurance appraisal estimates the replacement cost of a jewelry item in case of a loss. The charge is $150 per item and includes cleaning, analyzing, researching, typing, pictures, a grading chart, and a list of questions about your jewelry you would want to discuss with your insurance company.
An Estate appraisal represents Fair Market Value, which is the price a willing buyer and seller would agree on under no compulsion to buy or sell.
To keep the expense down in the case of a large Estate, the charge is $100 per hour and includes cleaning, analyzing, researching, typing, a grading chart and two copies. We are able to help with liquidation or redesign for sentimental items.
While you wait appraisals and in home appraisals are available by appointment.