How much does it cost?
Typical fees are $165 per hour for diamond (centers) of .50 to 1.99cts.
2.00-3.99 cts. $265 per hour
4.00-4.99 cts. $365 per hour
5.00-7.00 cts. $465 per hour
Above 7 cts quoted on a case by case basis
An engagement ring with a semi mount with side diamonds is usually one hour.
Reports are delivered via pdf format. Bound copies may be delivered as well upon completion for an additional $5.00.
Half, full day, weekly assignments, expert witness fees, time sensitive reports for probate/dissolution and special assignments must be scheduled. Fees are estimated on a case by case basis and based upon time/travel.
Can I wait while the appraisal is done?
The examination process can be performed while you wait depending on the number of items and time needed to effect the assignment. However, the report will follow within a few days. We will inform you if the examination requires further research.