by a Graduate Gemologist – for Insurance Purposes
It’s important to have your jewellery evaluated on a regular basis. This ensures that you can replace your items in the event of a robbery.
It’s also important to make sure that it is only performed by a Graduate Gemologist. Trained at the prestigious Gemological Institute of America, a gemologist can identify and grade your stones to determine what they are, and can provide an evaluation with an approximate retail replacement cost.
Jewellery appraisal by a graduate gemologist assures accurate insurance coverage, and is also important when you travel.
If you leave the country and don’t have documentation to prove that you had your items prior to leaving, you may have a big problem on your return!
All too often we have heard from customers about difficulties with Canada Customs, many of which could have been avoided by taking an appraisal with them.
A lot of jewellery is smuggled into our country, and we certainly understand that customs has their hands full. However, as a private citizen traveling, you can avoid problems by taking a copy of you appraisal. That way, when you return, if customs asks “where did you get this” you can show them the paper and avoid hassles.
- Proper insurance coverage (redo every 2 yrs. minimum)
- Avoid problems with Customs when you return from vacation.
- Reasonably priced, and includes a photo for easier