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Services | Almaz Jewellery Valuations | Jewellery Valuation and Gems Certification | London and Essex, UK


Jewellery Valuations
Insurance Valuation by Almaz Jewellery Valuations

Precise, informed valuations carried by Registered Valuer:

  • Jewellery valuation for Insurance, Probate, Family Division, Forced Sale purposes

  • Post Lost Assessment Report

  • Private Sale valuation consultancy

  • Asian jewellery valuation

  • Mined and laboratory-grown diamond identification service

  • Diamond, coloured gems and pearl testing and reports

  • Deep knowledge of current jewellery market

  • NAJ Best Practice for valuers

Insurance Valuation

When you want insurance cover against loss or damage of your most cherished  items of jewellery, your insurer will need a professional valuation. To make sure you receive the correct sum in the event of a claim, you need a qualified IRV valuer to examine your jewellery and to produce a formal document giving a precise description of each piece and confirming how their value has been determined. Due to fluctuating market conditions, it is important to keep your jewellery valuation updated every 3-5 years for peace of mind and protection of your items.

Probate Valuation

A Probate Valuation is a written report that describes the jewellery and its value to calculate inheritance tax. 

A probate valuation completed in compliance with HM Revenues & Customs and in accordance with Section 160 of the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 is required for legal authorities (HRMC, executors, solicitors) and represents the amount it would fetch on the open market or at auction. 

I am sensitive to the emotion and stress Probate Valuation can cause for the family, so I work with thought and discretion to make the experience as pleasant as possible. 

Probate Valuation by Almaz Jewellery Valuations
Division of Assets Valuation, Family Division, by Almaz Jewellery Valuations

Division of Assets Valuation

A division of assets valuation represents the hypothetical amount of money a jointly owned asset would fetch on the open market (auction). This enables individual parties to divide their assets fairly. 

The valuation is influenced by condition, rarity, provenance, recent comparative sales, etc. We continuously track and review these considerations on the market in order to provide an accurate valuation figures. 

Legal Services by Almaz Jewellery Valuations

Legal Services 

  • Division of Assets (Family Division) Jewellery Valuation

  • Probate Valuation 

  • Expert Witness Report preparation. As an active Associate Member of the Academy of Experts, I prepare successful Expert Witness Report that will follow the required procedures  for both civil and criminal cases (CPR & CrimPR). 

Jewellery Remodelling and Design 

Would you like to "refresh" the style of your jewellery pieces? Our designers will be delighted to discuss your jewellery remodelling enquiry. We can supply additional diamonds and gemstones if required and provide some exiting design ideas for your jewellery. 

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Diamond/Gemstone Reports

Diamond and Gemstone Testing

At Almaz Jewellery Valuations, we use the latest gemmological equipment to support our expertise and deep passion for gemstones and diamonds. We are providing professional impartial opinions on natural, laboratory-grown diamonds and coloured stones. 

Our expert pre-purchase assessment service will give you peace of mind before you buy jewellery or gemstones.  We can also verify your holiday purchase. 

Diamond and Gemstone Reports by Almaz Jewellery Valuations
Home Visits by Almaz Jewellery Valuations

Home Visits 

Home Visits Valuation is a fantastic service. We value your precious jewellery pieces in the comfort of your own home or office. This is especially useful for the clients with larger jewellery collection or if you live some way from our offices.  Each enquiry is unique, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We will be delighted to help you. 

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