0 Insurance Scheduling
0 Estate Distribution
0 Estate Settlment
0 Estate Tax
0 Charitable Donation
2 Litigation between a customer and a jeweler
2 Damage claims with Jewelry
2 Stone Switching or theft charges
2 Disputes between Jewelers
Whether you need a jewelry appraisal or the testimony of an expert witness, our reports
provide you with the "Added value" your precious jewelry item or litigation case deserves.
Every GEM SECURE appraisal is professionally prepared to the highest standards and
observes the Code of Ethics of the American Society of Appraisers. All documents and
services offered by GEM SECURE are provided in conformity with the Uniform Standards
of Professional Appraisal Practice promulgated by the Appraisal foundation, ASA.
TYPES OF JEWELRY APPRAISALS WE OFFER:
0Forced or Non-forced Sale
| Value Definitions
Fair Market Value - The price at which jewelry 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 the relevant facts.
Replacement Value - The cost to replace a property with a substitute that is new, using
techniques and standards that satisfy the description or use of the replaced property.
Liquidation - The cash price that may be expected when selling a jewelry item usually under
duress and / or a forced sale.
0Quality confirmation of New
|THE INTENDED USE OF THE APPRAISAL DETERMINES THE
TYPE OF VALUE USED AND THE APPROPRIATE MARKET
Intended Use of Appraisal Purpose or Type of Value Used
Insurance Scheduling Replacement Value
Insurance Settlement New or Comparable
Divorce Settlement Fair Market Value
Resale Advice Marketable Cash Value /
Non-Forced Sale Orderly Liquidation Value
Forced Sale Forced Liquidation Value
EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY: - Our gemological experts are available to help with
any of your litigation needs. We offer expert witness testimony for the following types of cases: