Gem Pro Appraisal Services

Croton-on-Hudson, New York, USA

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David Bidwell
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About

David has over twenty years of jewelry industry experience encompassing a diverse background including: Retail jewelry management and operations, gem and jewelry appraising, consulting, and gemological laboratory work.
David began his career in a family operated jewelry store where he spent many happy years advising clients in the purchase of custom design and estate jewelry, managed jewelry and watch repair services and conducted jewelry appraisal services. After earning the Graduate Gemologist Diploma (GG) and Insurance Replacement Appraisal Certificate from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), David then moved on to the European Gemological Laboratory (EGL USA) in New York, serving as gemological and appraisal consultant from 2001 to 2008. He specialized in the appraisal of fancy color diamonds and rare unusual colored gemstones.

Now, David has established Gem Pro Appraisal Services, LLC an independent appraisal company, serving the needs of jewelry retailers, estate lawyers and consulting for some of the largest luxury online retailers in the United States. David has earned the title of Certified Senior Member with the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) placing him among the top jewelry appraisal professionals in the United States.

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The Business

  • Private Practice & Trade Valuer
  • Business mix: 100% appraisals
  • Principal + 0 staff Appraisers
  • Mon - Thur: 9am to 6pm
  • Mobile lab, via jewelers & at Appraiser's office

Financial

  • Per-item & time-based fees
  • All major cards accepted
  • Full appraisal reports start at $150

Qualifications

  • GG
  • CSM

Memberships

  • GIA Alumni
  • AIJV, NAJA

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Location

Gem Pro Appraisal Services
420 S. Riverside Ave #169
Croton-on-Hudson
New York
NY 10520

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avatarSandra C. Wappinger Falls

Review starsFeb 2017

Appraisal of my engagement & Wedding Rings

I recently hired Mr. David Bidwell to appraise both my diamond engagement and wedding rings. I live in Dutchess County and because Mr. Bidwell is mobile he was able to meet me at my home in Dutchess County.

Before hiring Mr. Bidwell I had reached out to a well-known jeweler in my area. I did not feel comfortable with this other appraiser who owned the jewelry store as it seemed he was trying to talk me into selling my jewelry to buy one of his diamond pieces. Since Mr. Bidwell is an independent appraiser Mr. Bidwell has no affiliation with any jewelry store and is 100% unbiased and neutral. I would highly recommend Mr. Bidwell to appraise your jewelry.