Our certified gemologists utilize our American Gem Society accredited gem laboratory to prepare expert appraisals.
american gem society
The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.
The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.
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Morrison Smith Jewelers has certified gemologists who are able to prepare expert documentation for insurance, estate, and fair market-value purposes. Our gemologists utilize the latest technological equipment – such as a laser colorimeter and laser proportion scope – for evaluating your cherished items. Since 1954, we have become a trusted source with an impeccable reputation in the Charlotte, NC area. Our expert staff, craftsmen, and gemologists know gems, jewelry, and precious metals, and we can help you evaluate your jewelry today.
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Whether you have your grandfather’s watch or a piece you recently purchased, we will be happy to provide documentation for you. Because the market conditions change year-to-year, we recommend that you have appraisals for your precious jewelry done every three years.