How important is it to have your jewelry appraised? It is crucial to have a valid appraisal for your valuable jewelry. If you are going to insure your jewelry you must have one. Also, because the price of gold, diamonds … Continue reading
What is a Jewelry Appraisal: An appraisal is a judgement of the value of a specific piece of jewelry on a specific date. It is a document that describes the quantitative and qualitative attributes of the piece required to derive … Continue reading
A good jeweler who has worked hard to get the prestigious credentials as a graduate gemologist is still not by any means a jewelry appraiser or someone qualified to assess and/or purchase diamonds on your behalf. A licensed and independent … Continue reading
Celebrity Jewelry Appraiser Deborah A. Villepigue GG, RMV, AGA, SCM-NAJA, APPA, CGA, ICGA will be on the Meredith Viera Show on NBC! Tuesday, April 28! It will be airing April 28 this Tuesday on NBC. Hope you get to watch … Continue reading
I need to address an issue that people don’t fully understand and because they don’t, many of you are being taken advantage of! Because someone refers to himself or herself as a Jeweler, does not mean that they are in … Continue reading
The Jewelry Appraiser Appraises Lady Gaga’s diamond ring at $650,000.00. Lifestyle magazine chose to trust “celebrity jewelry appraiser, Deborah A. Villepigue GG, RMV, AGA, SCM-NAJA, APPA, CGA, ICGA” to appraise pop star Lady Gaga’s 5-carat diamond ring.
I am honored to have been granted the title of Independent Certified Jewelry Appraiser by the American Gem Society. I am the only appraiser with this title in the entire state of New York. I am held to a high code of … Continue reading