Written documentation for replacement, estate, and fair market purposes.
Appointment or Drop-Off?
Appraisals by appointment allow you to remain in possession of your jewelry and to ask questions during the appraisal process. Due to time constraints, there is a limit to the number of items that can be appraised in one appointment (usually not more than three items). Appointments are available on Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 10:00 AM ET.
If you have many items, or if you have a busy schedule and need to keep on the move, our drop-off option may be the best fit for you! For this option, feel free to bring your items to the store any time during regular business hours and one of our associates will take photos and provide a claim check for your items.
Types of Appraisals
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Used for insurance purposes, this type of appraisal value sets a legal limit of coverage for your jewelry, and helps determine the premium you'll pay. This type of appraisal is also used by individuals interested in selling their jewelry to the public, as it gives the potential buyer an idea of what it would cost to purchase a similar item at a jewelry store.
These values are lower than replacement and represent what an item might sell for to a third party. As the name suggests, these values are used to settle estates and sometimes have tax consequences.
Similar to estate values, these represent prices that a willing buyer and a seller not under duress might agree to. These are used in situations of divorce and setting possible selling prices between family members or close friends.
Expertise You Can Trust
All appraisals are performed in-house by our owner, Bill Elliott. Bill is a Certified Gemologist Appraiser® of the American Gem Society and Gemologist® of the Gemological Institute of America. He has been actively engaged in insurance and estate appraisals, gemstone identification, and evaluation since 1971.
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Ross Elliott Jewelers 55 W Honey Creek Dr, Terre Haute, IN 47802 (812) 232-4621