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Having a qualified jewelry appraisal is important.

The founder of Lumina Gem, Brad Bass, is an expert jewelry appraiser…in fact, many other jewelers come to Lumina Gem for their appraisals. As a graduate of GIA, the world’s foremost authority in gemology, Brad is specifically trained and experienced to evaluate and properly document the value of jewelry and watches based on the details of design, gemstones, metal and construction.

Lumina Gem utilizes state-of-the-art software to document and store your appraisals so that is easy and economical to update them in the future as your insurance may require.

If you are in the Wilmington, NC area, please call or email us for a private and confidential appraisal consultation. Appraisal rates start at $75 per item, and vary due to complexity. If you are out of the area, please fill out the form below so that we can be in touch to arrange to appraise your item(s).  

LG-degree-300x300.jpgPlease take a few minutes to read and understand the types of appraisals that we offer, so that we can determine what type of appraisal is best for you.

Fair Market Value A fair market value is the price at which the property would change hands between a willing buyer and a willing seller, neither being under any compulsion to buy or sell and both having reasonable knowledge of relevant facts.

Retail Replacement Appraisals or Insurance Appraisals (most common) This is used for obtaining insurance riders. The accuracy and detail of this report makes it possible to identify and have similar items or exact duplicates to replace lost or stolen items.

I am interested in having my jewelry appraised.  Please contact me:

Please provide us detailed information on the item(s) you wish to have appraised, and what type of appraisal you are seeking.  (See above)


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