DSCN0572At McKellar’s after a short break we now offer a detailed specialist service that produces jewellery reports and valuations of your Items.

The Report will include colour image(s), full descriptions and documented quality assessments of all aspects of your jewellery.

Our resident qualified Gemmologist, offers independent detailed Valuations for insurance purposes on Jewellery.

  • Valuations are carried out on site and take approximately 4 -10 days for completion (Exceptional Articles 2-3 weeks).
  • Insurance Valuations are priced per item and can come with or without a photograph.
  • Probate Valuations are also available by request.
  • Fixed fees based on the complexity of the Items valued NOT a percentage of the value of the goods.
  • Valuations for Insurance, Probate, Family Division and Estimates for Loss Replacement are all available.

Per item:

Non-gem-set articles                                        From £20.00 each

Gem-set articles                                                From £30.00 each

Exceptional articles*                                         From £50.00 each

*Exceptional articles include:-

Diamonds larger than one carat.

Multi-diamond or multi-gemstone complex items.

Gemstone jewellery that requires additional gem-testing.

Items that require in-depth research possibly due to their provenance, rarity or uniqueness.

Any item which requires to be submitted to an independent laboratory for a specialist report, identification or full diamond grading will incur an additional cost whether verbal or written.

To check on the progress of your Valuation with McKellars or for more information regarding Valuations please telephone the shop on 01555 661312 or use the contact us form.

NOTE we currently only offer a limited valuation service on Watches.

(In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, your details are kept entirely confidential and can only be released to the police or your insurers with your permission.)