Appraisals & Insurance
American Gemological Appraisals at QCB Jewelers
If you are in need of an insurance appraisal, estate appraisal, damage evaluation, gem identification, or are looking for help regarding a new purchase or sale of a gemstone or jewelry item, AGA offers you the industry's most advanced gemological testing, evaluation and appraisal services. Below you will find important information about the gemological lab services available through AGA.
Directory of Services
Insurance Replacement Appraisals
Appraisals include full documentation and photographs based on the International School of Gemology and American Gem Society guidelines for a Registered Gemologist Appraiser and Certified Gemologist Appraiser.
Jewelry and Gemstone Damage Assessment
Evaluation, documentation and representation of damaged jewelry claims, specializing in damaged diamonds and claims related damage issues.
Gem Identification Service
Gemstone ID and or Verification of your existing Stone to its Certificate or stated Quality. CVD & HPHT Testing Facility.
Estate Appraisals and Probate
Appraisals include full documentation and photographs based on the American Gem Society guidelines for a Certified Gemologist Appraiser Including all documentation of the insurance replacement appraisal but will have estate valuations based on market research, probate values and additional research. We will work with your attorneys or accountants to insure that you receive the proper evaluation and valuation to meet the requirements of your legal situation.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
For cases involving litigation and as an expert witness. If you have a case pending where you need a solid gemological evaluation and an experienced expert witness.
Credentials & Associations
Gemologists - Gemological Institute of America (GIA), RGA - Registered Gemologist Appraisers - International School of Gemology (ISG) & Insurance Institute of Jewelry Appraisal (IIJA), USPAP 2002 - American Society of Appraisers, USPAP 2018-2019 - Appraisal Institute, Assoc. Member - Gemmological Association of Great Britain, Member - National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA), CSMP - Jewelers of America.
Appointments available 562-698-4653
Walk ins Welcome Thurs – Sat, 10am-1pm
7307 Greenleaf Avenue
Whittier, CA 90602