1. A detailed examination of the item to be appraised is done while you wait.

2. All stones are identified, precisely measured, and graded for quality.

3. The setting is weighed, inspected or tested for metal content, and examined for manufacturing quality.

4. Valuation is determined.

5. Multiple photos are taken of the item or items. 

6. Appraisal documents are prepared with one bound copy for the customer and a second copy for your insurance company.