By appointment only

1451 Route 88, Suite 4 B

Brick, NJ 08724

(732) 610 - 0133

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Jewelry Appraisals For You


Zelma J. Kapalka, GG


Independent Jewelry Appraiser

GIA Graduate Gemologist

Member, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)


  • Do I need to make an appointment?
    • Yes, consultations and appraisals are by appointment only.


  • How long will my appraisal take?
    • It depends on the number of items, and their complexity. For example, engagement rings usually take 1 to 1.5 hours.


  • Do I leave my jewelry with you?
    • Appraisals are done while you watch. After the preliminary evaluation is completed, you take your pieces home with you. Your report will follow by mail.


  • How much does an appraisal cost?
    • Fees start at a minimum of $75, based on a flat rate, and are determined by the amount of time needed for the evaluation and research, which is determined upon examination of the item to be appraised.
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