Fees begin at $75.00 per item.
Hourly rates are available for large collections or antique
jewelry. Future valuations
on items we appraise for insurance replacement purposes are provided at
Our Appraisal fees are not
based on the total value of your jewelry.
This is an unethical practice and one that AGS does not condone.
What you can expect in your
appraisal from Curt Parker Jewelers
Please call in advance for
an appraisal appointment, (314)989-9909. Our hours are Tuesday through
Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Our summer hours are Tuesday
through Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday hours are Monday through Friday
10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday hours 11:00 to 4:00. You may also
communicate with us through e-mail at
help @ curtparker.com.
Items to be appraised must
be left with us, for an approximate length of time we will discuss upon
our meeting and seeing the jewelry first-hand.
“While you wait” appraisals will not be conducted.
We do believe in providing timely service, however, and always
strive to return your jewelry as quickly as possible.
Jewelry is appraised “as
is,” in its current condition. Items
to be appraised will be cleaned for better inspection.
appraisals or other documentation you can provide about the jewelry can
sometimes be very helpful. Please
plan on bringing any relevant paperwork along with your jewelry.
We accept VISA,
MasterCard, American Express, bank debit cards, personal checks or cash
for appraisal services.
Curt Parker Jewelers is a
full-service jeweler. Following
the delivery of your appraisal, we would be happy to help you with any
recommended repair of your jewelry, or its restyling.
A courteous and respectful
discussion, during which any questions you may have are
executed document using the methodology warranted by the
purpose of the appraisal (For
example, an appraisal for insurance purposes can be used for that
A statement of total
value, applied to the appraisal in a manner that cannot be
gemological identification and evaluation of your jewelry written
in language you can understand;
A list of
credentials of the AGS Certified Gemologist Appraisers and
Registered Jewelers who performed or assisted with the appraisal;
Identifying photographs of the jewelry items(s), if warranted;
A clearly explained description
of any grading system used for evaluating diamonds or colored
The appraisal services we
provide are unbiased and professional. Information regarding your appraisal will be kept with the