Douglas R. Harris Jewelers, Inc. operates a state of the art Gem Lab on premise. Each appraisal is performed in-house with strict guidelines and precision. We follow the guidelines of the Insurance Industry, the Gemological Institute of America, the American Gem Society, and the American Gem Trade Association. We are insured and secured – alarm monitored for your protection. Mr. Harris has over 40 years experience in the jewelry appraisal industry. He has performed appraisals for Gaston Co. Courts, Lawyers, Bank Trust Departments, Bankruptcies, Divorces, Estates and for Estate Planning.
Each appraisal includes a formal written appraisal with digital photography of each piece. Each piece is cleaned by ultrasound and steam cleaned. All pieces are checked for tightness and wear. We have the capability to e-mail the finished appraisal to your insurance company and also maintain a copy of your appraisal in the store for future reference.