It is important to obtain accurate and up-to-date valuations for your jewelry for many reasons. We specialize in providing valuations for insurance replacement, probate, and for sale purposes. Fully accredited by the JVA, we can produce a valuation document to meet your insurance needs. If you want to value jewelry for probate we are able to complete a document that respects HRMC rules and, if you want to sell your jewelry, we can help you to identify the correct sales price. If you are a shop and you want to add the service contact us!
For the services above, we offer a range of options to suit your individual needs. You can:
- Drop off your items: Leave jewellery in our office at your own convenience, safe in the knowledge that items will be fully insured while under our care.
- Book an office visit: Wait in comfort while we carry out the valuation.
- Book a home visit: We will carry out the valuation in your own home.
Please note that for all valuations, an initial consultation over Skype is suggested. Please contact us in order to arrange one.
Frequently asked questions
Your valuation report will include the following:
– A Comprehensive valuation report as a printed copy or pdf (portable document format).
– A Letter of Transmittal.
– Detailed descriptions including measurements, stone descriptions and assessments, weights.
– Quality photographs and images of your item(s).
– Condition noted where necessary.
– Notes explaining abbreviations and terms
– Summary of the schedule.
Our valuation fees are charged per item. We provide a straightforward pricing format starting from 65£.
This service is charged at a similar rate to Insurance with a per-item structure. Lower value items may be grouped and charged as a single item.
Division of Assets | Divorce/Family division has a per-item fee structure. Please contact us for more information.
If you need a sales valuation we recommend you to contact us
We recommend items are valued every 3 years or if anything relevant changes in the market. We also offer preferential rates for any of our previous customers.
Any lab reports, receipts, prior valuations, or other related paperwork that you may have. Any boxes, authentication cards, booklets that belong with the item.
Depending on the complexity of the valuation. During the first phase of the valuation, we collect all the information on the item. ) we would generally estimate between 20-30 minutes for the item. During the second phase of the valuation, we complete the document within 3 days.
Valuations are our business. The Service we offer is professional and accredited and not just a part-time opinion. Members and Fellows of the JVA undertake continuous learning, information sharing, and monitoring, keeping up with new trends in the markets in which they are an expert. This extends to crafting methods, gemstone cuts, treatments, and much more, all of which can materially affect the value of a piece.
We are able to arrange home visits in London | Essex | Hertfordshire | Cambridgeshire
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