Jewelry By Designs

Your Local Jewelry Appraisers

Want to protect your precious jewelry against loss, damage or theft? If so, Jewelry By Designs is your go-to source for local jewelry appraisers. It is recommended by insurance industry experts to update your personal property jewelry appraisals every five years. Prepared by our Certified GIA Graduate Gemologists, we are experts in providing insurance appraisals, estate appraisals and fair-market value appraisals.

Come and Talk to Your Local Jewelry Appraisers in Woodbridge, VA!

Whether you’re seeking a jewelry appraisal for a family heirloom or an anniversary gift, we can perform jewelry appraisals for practically any piece of jewelry. In addition to inspecting items like rings, bracelets and necklaces, we perform appraisals on watches and other products.

Still wondering why you should choose Jewelry By Designs as your local jewelry appraisers in Woodbridge, VA? Here at Jewelry By Designs, we employ four GIA gemologist graduates, two American Gem Society-certified gemologist appraiser and two independent appraiser. Additionally, we are equipped with an American Gem Society-certified laboratory, thus ensuring your jewelry appraisal appointment is quick and accurate. You can set an appointment to have your jewelry appraised with one of the following gemologists:

Amanda Coleman-Phelps

GIA Graduate Gemologist
AGS Certified Gemologist Appraiser

Amie Benson

GIA Graduate Gemologist
AGS Certified Gemologist Appraiser

Independent Appraisers

Nicholle Mogavero

GIA Graduate Gemologist
GIA Forensic Jewelry Specialist
AGA Accredited Senior Gemologist

Randy Lightfoot

Gemologist-Appraiser GG (GIA)
2024 USPAP Compliant

What Is a Gemologist and What Does a Gemologist Do?

Before we go in-depth on our local jewelry appraisal services, let’s take a minute to explain what exactly a gemologist is and what a gemologist does. 

A gemologist is a certified professional who identifies, estimates and appraises gemstones. Here, at Jewelry By Designs, we employ Gemological Institute of America (GIA) gemologists to perform while-you-wait independent appraisals. We understand how important it is to protect your jewelry from loss, theft and damage, and this is why we recommend you get your jewelry appraised regularly.

Local Jewelry Appraisal Services

No matter how old or what kind of jewelry you own, we have a variety of local jewelry appraisal services available. From antique jewelry appraisal services to appraisal services for newer jewelry pieces, our highly specialized gemologists are at your service to inspect and estimate the value of your jewelry.

Jewelry By Designs offers a range of jewelry appraisal services, including insurance, replacement and liquidation services. Furthermore, when you get your jewelry appraised by us, you receive the following benefits:

  • Insurance / Replacement Services
  • Estate Appraisals
  • Liquidation Services
  • Free Inspections
  • Disposal of Unwanted Jewelry

Jewelry Appraisal Cost

Jewelry By Designs recognizes how important it is to protect your jewelry against loss, theft and damage. This is why all of our jewelry appraisal services are done at an affordable price. In addition, we provide discounts for customers who want to update a recent appraisal.

The cost for appraising your jewelry include the following prices:

  • $95 for your first item*
  • $85 for each additional item
  • Unique items, as quoted
  • $60 to update recent appraisal from Jewelry By Designs
  • Possible rush-order fee for while-you-wait appraisals

*pricing subject to change based on the nature of the item(s)

Contact Us to Get a Jewelry Appraisal.

Having your jewelry appraised by professional gemologists is just a click away. Fill out the form below to begin the process of having Jewelry By Designs appraise your jewelry. You may also call us at (703) 580-8880 to schedule an appointment.

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