How much does a ring appraisal cost?

posted 3 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee

@sjhanddab2014:  I am going to get my ring appraised for insurance purposes and the place I am taking it is charging me $110. 

I dont know if this is a good price or the norm, but thats what I am paying

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

In NYC its more like 250 

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

When getting my ring appraised for insurance purposes, I was quoted $85 and $100 at two different places. 

I live in Ohio.

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Our Backyard/Steakhouse

GIA certified appraisal starts at $40 depending on the item.

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

i think it was $50 to get my ring appraised when we had it done. i know that the cost is different at every store you go to. i also had it cleaned and re-dipped when it was appraised, which brought the cost up to $75 for the appraisal, cleaning, and dip.

Post # 9
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

The GIA gemologist at my local jeweler charged $150 to appraise my first piece then $75 for each additional he did for us.

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