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Boston Brookline

Jewelry Appraisal in Boston

Reviews of Appraisers and Gemologists who provide jewelry appraisal and gem testing services in the Greater Boston area, including Brookline, Sudbury and Winchester.

All JAW Associates:

  • Are full-time professional Appraisal experts and Gemologists not retail jewelers.
  • Are fully qualified and experienced.
  • Have had all of their 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 Appraisers' listings below to view their full profile. This displays their credentials, appraisal fees, gallery, client reviews, an outline of their appraisal & gemological services and advice on how you can do business with them.

The Appraisers below are arranged in order of the number of customer reviews they have received.

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We are actively seeking a high quality Independent Jewelry Appraisal business with offices in Suffolk County to feature in this area.


The nearest JAW Associates who may assist clients in Boston

Paul Indorf

Massachusetts Jewelry Appraisers, LLC

Millbury, Massachusetts, USA

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Massachusetts Jewelry Appraisers, LLC (MJA) is an independent appraisal firm specializing in jewelry appraisals for insurance, estate/probate, distribution and divorce purposes. As a highly qualified independent Appraiser and Gemologist based in Millbury, Paul Indorf is a recognized authority in the field of gemstones and jewelry appraisal. MJA is not engaged in the business of selling gems or jewelry. Thus, reports completed by MJA represent an unbiased valuation of the jewelry appraised.
Experience and Integrity: Over 25 years experience... [more]

info iconTypes of Jewelry Appraisals

Only those specifically referred to on this page are described here

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

Insurance Replacement (routinely requested) - Replacement value appraisals are intended to be used for scheduled insurance coverage of diamonds, jewelry and watches. The descriptions are usually the most detailed of any appraisal type and include the quality and condition of the item as well as the cut, color, clarity and carat weight (calculated or estimated) of gemstones and diamonds. When appropriate, the age or historical provenance may also be considered as value elements. Depending on the specifics of the item being appraised, the replacement value may be based on the analysis of sales for similar ‘new’ items of like kind and quality or sales of ‘used’ (vintage) items of comparable kind, quality and utility.