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La Jolla Jewelry Appraiser Blog

What Is Jewelry Appraisal?

What Is Jewelry Appraisal?

What is an appraisal? Jewelry appraisal is a comprehensive appraisal report provides a detailed description of each item, including metal type, karatage, trademarks or hallmarks, dimensions, weight, method of manufacture and style, period and provenance when warranted. In that report, diamonds are described by their actual or estimated weight, color, clarity and attributes of cut. Increased details of cut and diagrams of internal characteristics are provided for larger diamonds. Colored gemstones are identified and are described by their dimensions, actual or estimated weight, color (hue, tone and intensity), clarity, attributes of cut and phenomena when applicable. Each item of jewelry...

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What Causes The Alluring Colors Of Ruby and Sapphire?

What Causes The Alluring Colors Of Ruby and Sapphire?

Ruby and sapphire are members of the mineral species corundum. The earth’s three most abundant elements are oxygen, silicon, and aluminum. All corundum varieties are made of aluminum oxide, a mixture of aluminum and oxygen. Ruby and sapphire are members of the mineral species corundum. If the dominant color of that corundum is red, it's called ruby. Although GIA uses the word "sapphire" to refer to all colors of corundum other than red, the trade and consumers often apply the single word “sapphire” to the blue variety, using “fancy sapphires” for other corundum colors. However, more accurate descriptions use their individual color names,...

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Jewelry Appraiser In La Jolla

At La Jolla Gem Appraisal, we provide professional valuation services for jewelry including:  - Appraisal reports for insurance coverage/ estates & trusts/ charitable contribution/ settlement of marital assets/ jewelry resale.  - Jewelry identification  - Pre-pruchase consultations  - Heirloom jewelry sorting, estate equitable distribution  - Jewelry brokering Please call (858) 255-8085 or visit Appointment to schedule your appointment with us.    Trang Pham, GIA GG GIA Graduate Gemologist Accredited Senior Gemologist, AGA View Trang Pham's Credentials HERE   La Jolla Gem Appraisal 7703 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037

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