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Toronto Jewellery Appraisers
& Gemmologists

Diamond experts in Toronto


Jewellery Appraisal Experts in Toronto

Reviews of Jewellery Appraisers and Gemmologists, who provide service to the Greater Toronto area. Antique, estate & modern diamond jewellery & watches are valued and included in appraisal reports for all purposes including: Insurance Replacement, Estate, Open Market, Divorce Settlement & Equitable Distribution etc.

All JAW Associates:

  • Are full-time accredited appraisal experts and gemmologists, not retail jewellers.
  • Are fully qualified and experienced.
  • Have had all of their qualifications & credentials independently verified by us.
  • Are held to account by national and sometimes also international appraisal governing bodies.

Click the "View Profile" button on the appraisal expert’ listings below to view their full details. Their profile displays their appraisal cost, credentials, gallery, client reviews, an outline of their jewellery assessment & gemstone testing services.

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Harold Weinstein Ltd - Jewellery and diamond experts

Harold Weinstein Ltd.

Toronto, Ontario

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Appraisals for all purposes, including insurance and estate are carried out on a while-you-wait basis at HWL′s jewellery appraisal office and laboratory in the Downtown area. Your items can be dropped off at a pre-arranged time and collected later, or if you prefer, you may wait in the client waiting area while your jewellery and diamonds are examined. Consultation, diamond grading and gemstone identification services are also performed on the same basis.

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Appraisal info iconTypes of Jewellery Valuations

Only those specifically referred to on this page are described below

Further types will be mentioned on the Valuer's profile pages as there are several other types of appraisal reports, each with its own particular wording, purpose, objectives and resulting values.

Appraisal for Insurance (routinely requested) - This is a report containing a detailed description of an item, sufficient to support an estimate of the value on which insurance premiums will be set and should be the basis of establishing the value and limit of claim settlement at the time of an insured loss. Typically the resulting figure represents the cost of replacing the item from a jeweller, or some other market entity, that most usually deals in that type of jewellery.

Estate Appraisal (commonly requested) - These appraisals are prepared to help determine the value of a deceased’s estate to enable the calculation of any tax due to the CRA and settling of probate. The cited values of the jewellery, diamonds, gold etc represent the open market value of the items as of the date of death of the deceased.

You may have to look outside Toronto if you require a very specialised service that may be outwith the scope of a normal gem, jewellery and diamond appraisal, or if you require a jewellery expert or Gemmologist to travel to another country. Appraisal services such a jeweller's stock audit, Capital Gains assessments and certain types of evaluation for investigations by the CRA are handled by specialists on JAW but you may need to broaden your search.
Please see the Canadian Appraisers page for more options.