What is an Appraisal?
A diamond appraisal is an assessment carried out by an individual entity which evaluates the approximate market replacement value of your diamond or diamond jewelry. The appraisal process results in a document reporting the entity's professional conclusions regarding your diamond's monetary value. In order to insure your diamond jewelry, you must provide any insurance company with an appraisal report.
How is an Appraisal Different from a Diamond Grading Report?
While every loose or set diamond that you buy from Zoara is accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report, this document should not be confused with an appraisal. The Grading Report is a summary of the diamond's characteristics, whereas an appraisal assigns an actual monetary value to a diamond, for insurance and other purposes.
Where Can I Get My Diamond Appraised?
We recommend that all of our customers have their diamond or diamond jewelry appraised after you make your purchase. Our Customer Service representatives are here to assist you throughout the appraisal process. We can help you find a Zoara Preferred Appraiser in your area, or simply guide you through what to expect, average market costs, and educated questions you can be prepared to ask your appraiser.
Zoara is delighted to offer a complementary appraisal with your purchase of any loose diamond or diamond jewelry piece exceeding $1,500 in value. Upon completing your order you'll receive an appraisal report conducted by our team of in-house Certified Gemologist Appraisers.
Our Customer Service department is glad to answer any questions that you might have about diamond appraisals or our complementary Zoara appraisal service.