Diamond Earrings: Appraisals and Choosing a Certified Gemologist

Diamond earrings are not just accessories; they are investments that hold both sentimental and monetary value. Whether you’ve recently acquired a pair or have had them for years, having them appraised is crucial for various reasons. 

Here’s why you should consider getting your diamond earrings appraised, how jewelry appraisals work, and the significance of choosing a certified gemologist like Paul of Pacific Jewelry & Watches in Los Angeles.

1. Ensuring Accurate Valuation

The value of diamond earrings can fluctuate over time due to changes in market trends, diamond quality, and other factors. An appraisal by a certified gemologist provides an accurate valuation of your earrings based on factors such as the 4Cs (cut, color, clarity, and carat weight), craftsmanship, and current market conditions. Knowing their true value is essential for insurance purposes, resale, estate planning, or simply understanding the worth of your investment.

Ready to have your diamond earrings appraised? Contact Pacific Jewelry & Watches today to schedule your appointment with a certified Gemologist.

2. Verifying Authenticity and Quality

With the proliferation of counterfeit and low-quality jewelry in the market, it’s crucial to verify the authenticity and quality of your diamond earrings. A comprehensive appraisal conducted by a certified gemologist ensures that your earrings are genuine and meet the specified quality standards. This verification not only gives you peace of mind but also enhances the credibility and value of your jewelry.

3. Documentation for Insurance and Resale

In the unfortunate event of loss, theft, or damage to your diamond earrings, having a detailed appraisal report serves as essential documentation for insurance claims. Insurance companies typically require an appraisal from a certified gemologist to accurately determine the replacement value of your jewelry. If you decide to sell your diamond earrings in the future, a certified appraisal adds credibility to your listing and facilitates a fair transaction with potential buyers.

How Jewelry Appraisals Work

Jewelry appraisals involve a meticulous examination of each diamond earring to assess its characteristics, quality, and value. Certified gemologists use specialized tools and techniques to evaluate factors such as diamond grading, metal purity, gemstone settings, and overall craftsmanship. The findings are then documented in a comprehensive appraisal report, which includes detailed descriptions, photographs, and the appraiser’s professional opinion on the earrings’ value.

Choosing a Certified Gemologist in Los Angeles

When it comes to diamond earring appraisals, it’s imperative to select a certified gemologist with a proven track record of expertise and integrity. Pacific Jewelry & Watches in Los Angeles is renowned for its team of certified gemologists who possess extensive knowledge and experience in evaluating fine jewelry, including diamond earrings. Their commitment to excellence ensures that you receive a thorough and accurate appraisal tailored to your specific needs.

Contact Pacific Jewelry & Watches today to have your diamond earrings appraised.

Pacific Jewelry & Watches

Paul of Pacific Jewelry & Watches takes pride in offering personalized service to each client, prioritizing transparency, and professionalism throughout the appraisal process. Whether you’re seeking an appraisal for insurance purposes, resale, or personal curiosity, their certified gemologists are dedicated to providing reliable and unbiased assessments of your diamond earrings.

Conclusion

Having your diamond earrings appraised by a certified gemologist is essential for ensuring accurate valuation, verifying authenticity and quality, and obtaining documentation for insurance and resale purposes. By choosing a reputable gemologist like Pacific Jewelry & Watches in Los Angeles, you can trust that your diamond earrings are in capable hands, and you’ll receive a thorough and reliable appraisal that adds value to your investment.

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Kidmin Bellin
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May 14, 2024

Paul is very friendly and honest!

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Yasuko S.
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May 12, 2024

Paul was an absolute pleasure to meet. He was very polite and patiently answered all of the questions and concerns I had. If you are considering selling...

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May 7, 2024

Paul is great! He was very easy to make an appointment with and provided great service. Have been a repeat customer, would and have recommended him for your...

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David Stewart
Rated 5.0
May 6, 2024

I found my experience with Pacific Jewelry & Watches to be excellent. It's a convenient west LA location and the appraiser, Paul, was really professional. I came in with 2 watches to get updated replacement values for insurance purposes and his assessment process was thorough. The appraisal report for insurance came back in 24 hours. Overall, a no fuss and professional experience. Would use his services again.

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Steve D.
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May 3, 2024

I was very happy with my experience with Pacific Jewelry at 814 S Westgate Ave. LA 90049. Paul was very professional and polite. He gave me the best offer...

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Terrance R.
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April 27, 2024

Paul was amazing! pays attention to detail and works very fast. I look forward to working with him again in the near future.

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April 23, 2024

Very helpful and fair. Would definitely recommend.

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April 18, 2024

Efficient and excellent expertise

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Nadia T.
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April 17, 2024

I purchased a used Cartier watch and bracelet on line then discovered that the bracelet is not Cartier and tried to return it but vender refused to refund...

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Nina Fox
Rated 5.0
April 16, 2024

My husband and I went this place several weeks ago. We had visited two different gold buyers before so we had an idea how much our jewelry worth..... (I was looking for the jeweler that charge only 10% or so, but they charged 15~30% depends on the jewelry, so I was thinking that I should take them to Japan where I am from, or sell at eBay so this place was our last jewelry buyer we tried!) well, Paul (didn't know his name though) was very honest, and let us know eBay would charge 15% for jewelry and gold....and he charges about 10%. (i did the math, actually he charges a bit more....maybe 12~13%? it depends...) My husband was amazed and happy that we came in and sold his mother' jewelry and coin to him. I also sold some of my jewelries and thinking about coming back to Paul after I compare it is sold in Japan lol. I highly recommend this place to sell your gold jewelry! He buys 14 carat and 10 carat gold not only 18K gold;)

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Reed S
Rated 5.0
April 15, 2024

Paul and Pacific Jewelry were fantastic. Pleasant, professional, helpful. Delightful. The gave a fast, fair apprised amount and quickly N smoothly gave me cash. Excellent experience all around. Highly recommend! 5 stars!

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James H.
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April 5, 2024

I recently had the opportunity to sell some Silverware with Pacific J&W. I found them knowledgeable, fair, and helpful. I shopped around to different...

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Cynthia Smith
Rated 5.0
March 24, 2024

Wonderful experience, thanks to Paul! We had some jewelry and watches that we wanted to sell. Paul was very knowledgeable but most of all very honest with us. He explained all the options and was extremely fair and helpful. We will happily recommend this business to friends.

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Cynthia S.
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March 24, 2024

Wonderful experience, thanks to Paul! We had some jewelry and watches that we wanted to sell. Paul was very knowledgeable but most of all very honest with...

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Kendal K.
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March 21, 2024

Paul is knowledgeable, honest, and courteous. Sold a bunch of my jewelry and gave a great price. I highly recommend.

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Todd I.
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March 16, 2024

The owner Paul Shikhvager of Pacific Jewelry - Watch Appraisers & Buyers in Los Angeles, California is one of the most honest and nicest person I've met in...

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Todd Isaacson
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March 12, 2024

Paul Shikhvarger of Pacific Jewelry - Watch Appraisers & Buyers is truly sensational! As an appraiser and buyer, Paul's expertise in the world of jewelry and watches is unparalleled. His passion for his craft shines through in every interaction, as he meticulously evaluates each piece with precision and care. Paul's professionalism and integrity are unmatched, making him a trusted advisor for anyone in need of appraisal or looking to sell their valuables. With Paul's guidance, navigating the intricate world of jewelry, watch and silver appraisal becomes effortless. If you're seeking top-notch service and unparalleled expertise, look no further than Paul Shikhvarger. He's a gem in the industry, and I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone in need of his services!

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Lola Del valle
Rated 5.0
March 10, 2024

I found Pacific Jewelry & watches on line while searching to do an appraisal .Talk to Paul ,met him and the next day end up selling my jewelry with him. Paul is such a professional, knowledgable, and honest person .I will definitely recommend if ask .Pleasure to do business with him.

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jerome smith
Rated 5.0
March 6, 2024

I was extremely impressed by not only the professionalism and timely response. Was upfront with any concerns and questions. Before making a reply to any of my questions, was attentive. Listening is key in providing excellent customer service. This was my first encounter with PacificJewelry.