J.M. Edwards Jewelry offers appraisal service for insurance replacement and fair market value. We utilize our American Gem Society approved lab to evaluate each item by our expert professionals. Michael Edwards is our Senior Gemologist with over forty years of experience. Each piece of jewelry purchased from J.M. Edwards Jewelry that has a value over $1,000 comes with a complimentary appraisal. Appraisals of jewelry purchased outside of J.M. Edwards typically cost $100 for the first item and $75 for each additional items. Multi-stone complex items will typically be a higher cost. All appraisals are done at our Cary location and turnaround time is generally 1-3 weeks. For a free consultation of jewelry that you may want appraised, please call 919-460-1048.