If you are thinking about getting an appraisal for your gold, silver or gemstones, you have come to the right place. At Wm. Roland Appraisers & Estate Advisors, we can help with appraising your gold, silver and gemstones. If you intend to sell your precious metals and stones, feel free to visit us to get your appraisal done today.
If you are thinking about selling your gold and silver jewelry or products, then your items will need to be evaluated first. Most dealers will want to see an appraisal which will let them know about the origins and purity of the jewelry. If you intend to check your own items at home first, you can use a magnet. If the magnet is attracted to the items, then it is likely the item is not made of real gold or silver.
Most gold and silver items will have a purity stamp on it which will indicate what gold or silver is used to make a piece of jewelry. If your item is made of gold, appraisers will look out for whether it is made of 10k, 14k, 18k or 22k gold. Silver items will be stamped with either .800 or .925. If your item has been plated, filled, or electroplated, it is not made entirely of real silver or gold, but instead has been coated on top of another metal.
Gold is one of the most popular precious metals. This is because it is not only durable, but also malleable. The most valuable gold is 24k gold, which is made out of 100% real gold. The value of gold fluctuates daily. The next most popular option after gold is silver. It is a lot more affordable as compared to gold, which makes it a popular option. However, its price fluctuates a lot more than gold.
Of all gemstones, the most expensive one is diamonds. It is one of the hardest stones and is extremely desirable. There are also many other types of gemstones, including ruby, jadeite, emerald and more.
When you bring your gold, silver and gemstones to get appraised, they will first be weighed. The appraiser will also look out for marks on the items. If there are semi-precious stones embedded in your gold and silver items, they may need to be taken out to get an accurate idea of the weight of the silver and gold. For gemstones, the appraiser will look at the color of the gemstone, its clarity as well as its carat size before determining the final value of your gemstones.
Are you looking for a reliable and trustworthy appraiser for our gold, silver and gemstones? Here at Wm. Roland Appraisers & Real Estate Advisors, we adhere to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) as well as the code of ethics from the Appraisers Association of America. Hence, you can rest assured that the professionals you are working with are accurate, honest, and reliable.
If you have any questions about appraising your gold, silver and gemstones, feel free to contact us today.