A warranty is typically offered by the seller, to repair or replace a valued jewelry item if damaged.
An appraisal is a written document by an expert appraiser, GIA Graduate Gemologist, for the purpose of obtaining insurance in the event your item is lost or stolen.
Anyone wishing to protect their fine jewelry items of value or family heirlooms.
In reality, only when Market conditions change significantly, when you move, or change Insurance companies. Check with your Insurance company.
At Jewelry Appraisers of North Carolina, we can schedule your appraisal for the same day, or within 48 hours, depending on the number of jewelry items and their complexity.
Jewelry you consider valuable or irreplaceable, especially fine diamonds, 14 Karat gold, designer jewelry items or family heirlooms.
We believe an independent appraiser is critical. A GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Graduate Gemologist, and member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA), or it’s equivalent, is qualified to appreciate, identify, grade, and place an appropriate value on your items.
Diamonds, rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more, 10K, 14K and 18K fine jewelry, platinum jewelry, fine precious gemstones, cultured pearls, fine watches, like Rolex, Cartier, or Patek Philippe, fine designers, like David Yurman, Tiffany, or John Hardy, fine Vintage jewelry items from the Art Deco, Retro, or Victorian era, Sterling silver flatware and US gold and silver coins. If you are not sure our experts will be glad to review and advise.
A written appraisal is an affordable $75 for the first item, with possible discounts for additional items.
All basic jewelry service including ring sizing, prong repair, and gemstone replacement.
Our shop is not on the premises, but we usually complete the repair within 48 hours.
Absolutely! We are completely insured and lock up every item in our bank vault.
We use the same quality jewelers Bardy’s Fine Jewelry had been using for years.
In general, we offer a one year warranty, but consider each job individually.
Each quote is approved before any work is done.
Yes, for very delicate or heat sensitive jobs we will use a laser weld expert.
Yes, stop in anytime for complimentary cleaning and inspection.
All basic service including overhaul, routine maintenance, parts and refinishing.
Usually 2 weeks, once the estimate is approved.
Factory authorized Rolex repairmen using authentic Rolex parts.
Basic maintenance ranges from $495 to $595, with extra for parts or refinishing.
Yes, the Authorized Rolex Service Center offers a one-year warranty.
Usually, only fine Swiss watches such as Ebel, Tag, Cartier, and others.
We don’t do that on site, but can recommend someone in the area who can.
Yes, depending on the item we will make you an immediate cash offer.
Yes we do, including options for EGL or AGS graded diamonds.
Mr. Kahn is a GIA Graduate Gemologist and Ms. Lester is also a GIA Gemologist.
Being in an office location instead of an expensive retail space, we will save you money.
We can arrange to have multiple diamond options for your viewing.
It is strongly recommended, as we keep our diamonds securely locked in a bank vault.
We can find the perfect setting for your diamond, or build a new ring just for you.
Estate jewelry, diamond earrings and other jewelry products are available.
Absolutely! We can re-purpose, re-design or buy back all your unwanted jewelry.
Meet with our Master Designer and discuss your idea options and price consideration.
No, you only pay for the finished jewelry once it meets your approval.
Our overhead is much less than tradition retail stores, so you will pay less.
Sketching, CAD-CAM image, 3-D “model” making, casting, setting and finishing.
100% satisfaction guaranteed! You approve every step of the way before we proceed.
Usually, just a few weeks from the time the final design and estimate is approved.
We love to incorporate your old items and re-purpose them into a new treasure.
Yes, if we can’t incorporate them in your design then we will pay cash or use as a trade-in on a new item.
Anything gold, platinum or sterling silver, diamonds, fine watches and more.
Antique jewelry from the 1920s-1950s, larger diamonds and Rolex watches.
Bring it all in and we will examine it together.
No! We will examine your items and offer you cash or check on the spot.
In most cases, less than 15 minutes.
Old appraisal, paperwork or Grading Report is helpful, and a valid Drivers License.
No problem, no pressure. We encourage you to shop around.
It’s recommended. We are discreet and secure and want to give you our full attention.