Services

We Are Committed To All Your Jewelry Appraisal Need.  We Provide customers with on-site “while you wait” appraisal services.

Estate Appraisals
An estate appraisal is important in establishing personal worth and tax liabilities as required to settle the estate. Clients also use the Estate Appraisal when a will has not been left to help apply equitable distribution among the estate heirs. Read More…

Jewelry Insurance Appraisals
Some clients are advised that they do not need to have items appraised, either based on a dollar amount or by retaining the original sales slip. This is not an acceptable practice by most insurance company standards. A sales slip can only attest to the price paid. Clients who retain an insurance rider should maintain a qualified insurance appraisal to serve as proof of ownership and provide a current, acceptable replacement value. Read more…

Engagement Ring Appraisals
Engagement Ring Appraisals are really important.  The most common reason Heritage Appraiser clients have an engagement ring appraisal performed is for insurance purposes. Some clients also receive diamonds or other jewelry from their parents or grandparents which need to be appraised for current value toward insurance purposes.
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Liquidation Appraisals
Values in a liquidation are based on the urgency for the requested liquidation.  Depending on the market value when the item was purchased, the liquidation value may or may not provide a monetary gain to the client. Heritage Appraisers, Inc. professionals do not sell or purchase jewelry items and will offer the client an independent appraisal with unbiased opinions and values. Read more…

GemPrints
When stolen jewelry is recovered, the diamond’s GEMPRINT® can be matched with an ID in the database. The added security of Gemprint® entitles you to receive discounts from insurers in the U.S. and abroad. GEMPRINT® has aided in the positive identification of tens of millions of dollars worth of lost or stolen diamonds, and current diamonds that have been gemprinted include the Hope Diamond. Read more…