Did you know in the case of a loss and insurance claim, an inferior appraisal can leave you with less than your original item of jewelry???

Many appraisers are not qualified or prepare an appraisal that is not up to professional standards which your insurance company could use to deny your claim.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Question:  Can I Make Money Buying Jewelry?

 

Answer:  Jewelry and gemstones of ANY kind (except those purchased for very high prices), are a terrible investment.  Most websites that claim they wholesale quality gemstone at wholesale up to 80% retail price are usually frauds.  They use inflated retail prices and other careful marketing tricks to make it seem like you are getting a great deal, that would be easy to resell.  The standard in wholesale is to sell Jewerly at 50% retail asking price.  Anything better then that, is usually too good to be true.

 

Question: Why should I have my jewelry appraised?

 

Answer:  This innovative association of elite jewelry appraisal professionals extends throughout the United States and Canada and gives you a convenient way to discover the true value of your jewelry. In most states and provinces, jewelry appraising is not a regulated or licensed profession. That means that you, the consumer, have no way of knowing if your appraiser is qualified or if the document you receive is up to professional standards accepted by insurance companies. Further, in the case of a loss and insurance claim, an inferior appraisal can leave you with less than your original item of jewelry.

 

 

Our Mission Statement

A Jewelry Judge appraisal blends together art and Science to preserve the past and protect the future

Contact Information:

Barry S. Block, GG, CSM-NAJA, ASA, AGA

Master Gemologist AppraiserĀ®
President/CEO
516-248-8130
BBlock@jewelryjudge.net

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