Valuations

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We provide a full in-house jewellery valuation and consultancy service, using our extensively equipped laboratory, for the following purposes:
  • Insurance valuation certificates (approved by all NZ insurance companies)
  • Estate distribution valuations
  • After loss estimates
  • Diamond grading reports
  • Gemstone identification
  • Inventory reports
  • Jewellery identification
Our valuation service trades as Westenra Jewellery Valuers Ph 03 354 0450  or  0800 354 354

Our gemologist Gerald Westenra is a graduate of The Gemological Institute of America and has been operating his valuation business since 1994.

We also offer a same day service. Please phone or email in advance should you require this service.

Fees:
  • $85.00 per item (approx one week turnaround)
  • $95.00 per item (same day - prior booking required)
Not sure whether your jewellery has any value?
We offer an appraisal service where we can give you an on the spot indication of it's authenticity and approximate value.
There is no charge if only a few items. Larger lots will have a minimum charge of $45.
If we have to test an item's stones and/or metal the cost is $10 per item.

A full repair service on your jewellery is also offered to our clients.

For those who are unable to call in to our premises we are able to post you a CourierPost bag. It can be returned by the same method.

Approved by all NZ insurance companies.