These values are calculated to cover your item in-case of loss. In other words, if the item of jewellery is stolen or lost you will be able to replace it with an item of jewellery with the same size and quality gemstones and metal. We do not over inflate the value however, it is acceptable to add on 10% to the value to allow for the fluctuation of the rand against the US dollar and metal price.
These appraisals can be considered a reserve price on an action allowing for a buyer’s premium
Fair Market Value
This is based on the principle of private sales by persons not subjected to accepted trade marketing conditions, such as a jeweller would have to accept.
Bottom of the range value. Includes forced sales, collateral, liquidations, deceased estates or where immediate liquidation is important.
2021 Fees – There has not been an increase in price this year.
- Items of jewellery set with gemstones including pearls – R540 per item
- Gold, silver or platinum items not set with gemstone – R250 per item
- Elaborate pieces will be quoted on site
- Update of previous valuations done by us – R150 per item