Juanita conducts comprehensive detailed ‘certified’ appraisal reports with all qualitative and quantitative features of your personal jewelry items for many purposes of valuation: Estate, Insurance, Divorce, resale, orderly liquidation or hypothetical- or, simply identification.
Clients set appointments for consultation because of her reputation as an accomplished Gemologist together with professional appraisal skills. Considering 43 plus years′ experience in the grading, examination, and valuation of diamonds and diamond jewelry, her expertise is in delivering the market value within context to the client. This ultimately empowers the owner with better comprehension of their items′ ‘worth’ and to whom.
With a complete laboratory, (including a certified diamond master set registered with the GIA) most diagnostics are determined, including any treatments, damage or suspicious gemological activity.
Metal testing, colored stone grading and identification, plotting diagrams, period/antique identification, (photomicrographs are taken, if need be) for a fully qualified, quantified value analysis of your fine jewelry. The complete report is presented as a pdf format for immediate delivery.
In the event the assignment is a larger project, Juanita will review and assess the parameters of the task at hand with the client as needed.