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Jewelry Appraisers – How To Pick the Right One

Having old jewelry around is a very common thing for people these days. Jewelry collections are generally acquired throughout people life through things such as gifts or personal pleasure. Over time styles change and some jewelry becomes unworn and left in a box where it sits wearing down or being at risk to be broken which will reduce the value of the jewelry overall. It could be a good idea to sell your jewelry when the market is good so that you can get the full value for it. Finding the right jewelry appraiser is crucial to this as the best appraisers will make sure you find out what it is worth and get the most out of whatever you are selling.

How to Make Sure You Are Working With the Right Jewelry Appraiser

The important thing to remember when you are looking for someone to appraise your jewelry is that sadly anyone can claim to be an appraiser as there is no one making sure people have the proper training and degrees. Some would be surprised to learn that even dentistry was this way years ago. This means you are responsible for doing your own research when finding a professional.

The best way to narrow your search would be to look for companies that have been around for a long time and are reputable. We have been appraising jewelry since 1881 which means all of our jewelers are experienced and knowledgeable in any piece you may show them. Also be sure to ask the appraiser lots of questions your first time working with them to be sure they know what they are talking about and are willing to give you the knowledge you need and deserve to have in order to decide whether or not to sell your jewelry.

Sell Your Unwanted Jewelry Today

Jewelry are precious items, you want to be 100% sure that selling it is what you want and that you are getting what it is worth. If you live in or near Chicago, TN Donnelly & Co. Will give you an accurate appraisal on your jewelry and help you determine whether or not it’s a good time to sell.