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Fine Jewelry University
How to Value Inherited Jewelry
Fairly dividing jewelry in an estate can be tricky. This article explains the four main ways to value inherited jewelry and which ones you may want to avoid for your estate. We will also discuss some of the common pitfalls when dealing with a jewelry inheritance and how you can avoid them. Whether your are in charge of an estate, one of the heirs, or you just want to plan ahead, we can help you navigate this complicated issue... read more »
Our GIA trained gemologists and jewelry experts will perform a detailed examination of your jewelry, and provide you with an official appraisal for whatever purpose you have. We offer insurance replacement value appraisals, estate value appraisals, cash value appraisals, liquidation value appraisals and others... read more »
How Much is My Jewelry Worth?
The question of jewelry value may seem simple at first, but there is quite a bit more to it than you may think. Dive into the differences between intrinsic value, resale value, and appraised value. Learn how to calculate the value of gold based on the current market, discover what goes into the price of a new piece of jewelry, and realize what a jewelry appraisal is really telling you... read more »
Jewelry Appraisals Over 3 Years Old May be Greatly Undervalued
Gold and Platinum has dramatically increased in value in the past 5 years. Gold in one year had a low of $637 per troy ounce and high of $978 and climbing. Platinum in the same year had a low of $1,168 per ounce to $2,169 and souring higher. The five year low and high is even greater. Gold’s low was $322 and now is over $978 and Platinum’s low was $602 and has climbed over $2,169. If the jewelry item’s value was due in large part to gold or platinum... read more »