THE APPRAISAL DOCUMENT

The documents prepared by KB Gem & Jewelry Appraisals are professionally written and designed to meet the highest models set forth by the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers and the Accredited Gemologists Association. By conforming to NAJA’s “Minimum Standards for Appraisal Content”, AGA’s “Code of Ethics”, and attaining the notable AGA Certified Gem Lab designation; Katy can provide her clients with carefully examined and researched appraisal reports.

Included in your Appraisal Document:

  • Appraisal Report Cover
  • Cover Letter with Value Summary & Current Metals Market
  • Function and Purpose of the Appraisal
  • Detailed Description of the Item with Color Photographs
  • Gemstone Identification, Grading, Measurement and Weight
  • A Diamond Plot Diagram (for diamonds 1/2 ct. and over)
  • Fully Researched Valuation with References
  • Copy of any Gemological Laboratory Reports
  • Diamond and/or Colored Stone Addendum
  • List of Laboratory Equipment Used
  • Market and Jewelry Definitions
  • Terms and Conditions related to the Appraisal
  • Certification of Appraisal Practice
  • Appraiser’s Qualifications, Signature, and Seal

Documents written in accordance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP). USPAP is the generally recognized ethical and performance standards for the appraisal profession in the United States. USPAP is updated every two years so that appraisers have the information they need to deliver unbiased and thoughtful opinions of value.

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