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A 5,000 Collection Rug Appraisal in NYC

Last week we traveled to NYC to certify the current fair market value of an impressive rug collection. Granted, we have appraised thousands of rugs in our 40 years of appraisal service but never have we appraised thousands of rugs in one appraisal assignment. The...

Choosing the Right Jewelry Appraisal Expert

Like choosing a new doctor or electrician, you should do your research and “shop around”. The most important thing to remember when doing this is you should not have your jewelry items appraised by someone who would be interested in buying them. Many people bring...

Diamond Appraisal – Real or Fake?

One of the most common reasons given for scheduling a jewelry appraisal is to learn whether or not a piece of jewelry is set with genuine diamonds. Often, this question- how can I tell if it’s a real diamond? is asked when dealing with estate...