Does Douglas R. Harris, Jeweler, Inc. do diamond and jewelry appraisals?
Yes, we offer complete and full appraisals which include diamond plotting, digital photography, and complete description of the piece being appraised.
How long does an appraisal take?
On average the completion of an appraisal is three to five days. However, we do offer a 24-hour turn around for an additional fee.
Is there a fee to clean and check my diamond ring at Douglas R. Harris, Jeweler, Inc.?
No, there is never a fee charged to have a diamond ring cleaned or checked.
What is included with the purchase of an engagement ring or the purchase of a custom-designed ring at Douglas R. Harris, Jeweler, Inc.?
Along with your ring purchase, you will receive a complete appraisal, sizing, and free re-sizing at no additional charge.
How long does the fabrication take for a custom-designed ring?
On average, at Douglas R. Harris, Jeweler, Inc., it will take 10 to 14 days after final approval. In all the process averages 2 to 4 weeks depending on the complexity of the piece being fabricated.
Are all of your wines really expensive?
At Douglas R. Harris, Jeweler, Fine Wine Division, we offer many wines that you simply cannot find in the grocery stores or other shops. Our wines prices average $14.00 a bottle.
Can you suggest special wines for gifts or pairings for special occasion dinners?
Of course, we can! We have specially trained staff and an in-house sommelier that will be more than happy to help you choose that perfect bottle(s) of wine to go with any occasion or meal.
My mother passed away and left me boxes full of jewelry. I don’t know what is real and what is costume. Can you help?
Yes, Douglas R. Harris, Jeweler, Inc. can help. All you have to do is make an appointment with us and we will be happy to sit with you and go through all the boxes. We will separate the “real” pieces and with you and then make recommendations on what you can and should do with the jewelry. We can sell any old gold pieces that you will not use; make recommendations on how to re-purpose any pieces that may have sentimental value and suggest charities that would love to use some of the older pieces: Battered Women’s Shelter, The Little Theater of Gastonia, or a Day Care Center for dress up. At Douglas R. Harris Jeweler, Inc. we understand that at times, sentimental value outweighs monetary value and we respect and treat each piece as the priceless heirlooms that they are.