Jewelry & Gem Appraisals

IMG_0078If you have several pieces of jewelry and need a professional appraisal to determine your jewelry’s value for insurance or tax purposes, to sell or just because you’re curious, Graduate Gemologist Rebekah Anderson founder of Earth Pebbles Gemology, can provide you with a detailed, same-day appraisal report.

It’s not necessary to leave jewelry for days or weeks at a time. Earth Pebble’s clients can make an appointment and be present while their appraisal is preformed. Rebekah will appraise your jewelry during your appointment in her office centrally located between Cameron Village and Five Points at 2515 Fairview Road, Suite 205, Raleigh, NC, 27608 (corner of Oberlin and Fairview).

With a state-of-the art security system, gemological equipment and convenient, free parking, you’ll be present during the jewelry appraisal, which generally takes less than two hours, depending on the number of items.

IMG_0022Conducting professional jewelry and gem appraisals since 1990, Rebekah has the knowledge and expertise to accurately determine the value of your jewelry—from diamonds and precious colored stones to unique estate jewelry. As the jewelry market is ever-changing, it’s important to keep insurance records and appraisals current.

Every jewelry appraisal conducted by Rebekah is carefully documented and includes:

  • Accurate jewelry description including detailed measurements and manufacturing processes
  • Detailed diamond and gem grading (plot diagrams on all diamonds over ½ carat)
  • Precious metal content
  • History
  • Assigned value
  • Current market value for your piece

Rebekah adheres to the professional guidelines established by the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA and embraces the code of integrity, responsibility and skill required to maintain these standards. Strict adherence to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) makes her documentation of your jewelry legally binding.

EP-Photos-Appraisal-2Make your appointment now with Earth Pebble’s Rebekah Anderson, a Graduate Gemologist and independent jewelry appraiser you can trust for expert, detailed, unbiased jewelry appraisals and documentation.

What would you do if your diamond was lost? Or if your entire jewelry box stolen?
Current appraisals performed by a Graduate Gemologist are required by most insurance companies to have your valuables covered against loss or theft. Most insurance companies even require updates every three to five years. Earth Pebbles Gemology retains printed and digital copies of all appraisals and will access them for updates and replacement.