Gemologically Speaking, LLC
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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About this Appraiser
For jewelry appraisal in Albuquerque and Santa Fe NM, there is one accredited appraiser who stands out as a clear leader in the jewelry appraisal profession, Mary Reich of Gemologically Speaking, LLC. This Master Gemologist Appraiser® is one of the most highly respected jewelry experts in the US and is heavily involved in gem appraisal education and codes of practice that other appraisers are required to follow. Jewelry appraisals, diamond grading, gemological services and jewelry-related consultations are available from this business's comfortable office, which is 10 minutes from Downtown Albuquerque.
Jewelry & Diamond Appraisal Services
The assessments of your jewelry, diamonds, watches, and gemstones are performed on a by appointment basis only. Typically if you have only a few pieces for Mary to appraise, your precious items will be ready to collect later the same day, obviously larger collections take a little longer. Since each item is thoroughly researched, your appraisal report will follow shortly after your appointment. Gemologically Speaking’s appraisals are highly respected for their accuracy and fine detail, you will receive an extremely detailed analysis of your possessions. If you require an appraisal for insurance coverage, this last point is very important, as the description of your items usually forms the basis of any settlement of an insurance claim, not the ascribed value. Descriptions include accurate measurements of all diamonds and gemstones, along with calculated weights. Judgments are made regarding color and clarity in the universally adopted nomenclature from the Gemological Institute of America and additional details that form a value element are recorded.
Mobile gem lab - This business also offers a mobile appraisal service for clients in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas, as Mary also has a fully portable laboratory. The examination of your jewelry can be carried out in your office, home or some other secure location. Which ever service you select, you will receive the same professional service and expertly produced appraisal documentation.
Mary Reich, ASA, FGA, GG (GIA)
Mary has extensive knowledge gained from over 35 years experience in the jewelry and gem trade. She is a Master Gemologist Appraiser® and an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers, and also a Certified Senior Member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, one of only very few professionals to hold all of these titles. Her thorough understanding of appraisal theory has been sought in the creation and development of the Principles of Valuation courses run by the ASA.
To book an appointment or enquire about any of Mary's appraisal and gemological services, please use the contact links at the top of this page.
- Private Practice & Trade Appraiser
- Business mix: Appraiser
Also a Broker
- Principal + 0 staff Appraisers
- Mon - Fri: 10am to 5pm. Other by arrangement
- Mobile lab & at Appraiser’s office
- Time-based fees
- All major cards accepted
- Full appraisal reports start at $80
- FGA, GG
- ASA, CSM, MGA
- ASA (Board of Governors), NAJA
2501 San Pedro NE
- Free, on-site
- Visitors by appointment only
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