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What should an appraisal include?

The jewelry appraisal should include the following:

Appraiser Information

Credentials
Date of appraisal
Date of examination of item (if different from date of appraisal)
Printed name and signature of appraiser or authorized representative.

Descriptions:
Name and address of person or firm for whom the appraisal was prepared
Type of item
Verification of authenticity
Quantity of pieces
Gender style (if applicable)
Metal & content analysis
Spot metals prices
Trademarks, hallmarks and quality marks
Detailed description of all stones (within limitations
– very small stones cannot be described individually)
Total gross weight of item
Photograph(s)
Currency used
Equipment used
Disclosure/limiting conditions (if applicable).