Fee Guideline

Based upon the time it takes for proper evaluation and valuation research

For the Purpose of Insurance, $200 per hour, minimum charge is $95.00

Each additional item, minimum is $65.00 but, is dependent upon the item.

Reports are sent PDF via email attachment in 7-14 business days, depending on the quantity of items and/or report type.


Single Diamond within a simple mounting;

up to 1.49 carats, $95.00

1.50 to 1.99 carats, $125.00

2.00 carat, $150.00

3.00 carat, $175.00

4.00 carat, $225.00

5.00 carat and over, starting at $250.00

Diamond Stud Earrings, 2.00 carat total weight, starting at $150.00

Necklace/Bracelet: continuous diamonds or gemstones, starting at $200.00

Period jewelry (e.g., Georgian, Deco), or Signed Pieces (e.g., Tiffany, Cartier ect., starting at $125.00

Consultation Only

1/2 hour min. $75.00. No written documentation will be provided. If from the consultation you decide upon a (written) report, a written (appraisal) report from the consultation, starts at $75.00.

On Site at Your Home or Office

2-1/2 hour minimum at $200 per hour.

Travel time expenses will be billed for a location greater than 22 miles (one-way) from Studio City office.

Litigation Support

For purposes of litigation; contemplated or active, confidential consultant, expert witness, and/or appraisal review, $300 per hour (please inquire for further details).


Previous Clients; for a value update, please inquire.

Any additional fees associated with authentication, lab reports, opinions of outside sources, will be added directly to the charges.

Payment will be required prior to release of report.

Check, Cash, Mastercard or Visa.

The research time is usually, at a minimum at least equal to the inspection time.

Fee schedule is subject to change.