Gino Chirico, GIA Graduate Gemologist
Certified Jewelry Appraiser
Some people realize the importance of jewelry appraisals when it’s too late! That occurs immediately after their jewelry is lost or stolen. Don’t wait until it’s too late, give yourself peace of mind and schedule your appraisal appointment today.
The number one concern people have regarding jewelry appraisals, is the fear that their diamonds will be switched, if they have to leave their jewelry. We understand, and respect your concern and that is why we prefer that your are present during the appraisal process. The greatest peace of mind that we can give you is:
While You Wait & Watch!
At GIJ Appraisals
Your Jewelry Never Leaves Your Sight.
Insurance appraisals are the most commonly requested appraisal. They are used to obtain insurance coverage on existing or newly acquired jewelry items against loss, theft or damage, depending on the policy. We provide detailed appraisal reports to establish the approximate retail replacement of the item(s) to be insured.
Our appraisals include a detailed description of the item(s) of jewelry, including gemstone identification, color and clarity grading, measurements, calculated carat weights, plotting diagrams for major gemstones, quality and condition assessment of the mounting, metal testing, as well as digital photographs. Our appraisals are accepted by all insurance companies. The thoroughness of an appraisal report will determine how well you are covered in the event of loss, theft or damaged. This is when a professionally prepared jewelry appraisal by a Graduate Gemologist and Certified Jewelry Appraiser is worth the money!
If a loss occurs, your insurance company will replace your lost or stolen jewelry with the same quality jewelry detailed in the appraisal report.
Without the detailed documentation any loss is subject to replacement jewelry of lesser quality, and you definitely don’t want that!
All appraisals are done while you wait and watch, in our safe and secure office, by appointment, to ensure your privacy. To schedule an appointment that is convenient for you please call Gino Chirico , GG GIA today.
10537 Kentshire Court, Ste B
Baton Rouge, LA 70810