Expert Jewelry Appraisers LLC
Kevin B. Carpenter Graduate Gemologist
Jewelry appraisals fees are per item starting at $65.oo each. Complex items requiring additional research quoted on an individual basis.
Jewelry Consultations are a verbal opinion. Fees are on a per hour basis at $95 per hour with a one hour minimum. Up to 30 items can be done in an hour.
Jewelry brokerage fees are based on the selling price of the item, and on the marketing requirements. No fees are charged if the item is not sold.
Kevin B. Carpenter Graduate Gemologist, Certified Insurance Appraiser
Kevin’s interest in gemology began at an early age, having been inspired by his father, who is a geologist. It would come as no surprise when in high school he accepted a part time job in a fine jewelry store, and his career in the industry began.
Over the next 40 years Kevin continued to gain hands-on experience working as the manager for Vermont’s largest jewelry store, owining his own jewelry design business and appraising jewelry for the nation’s largest jewelry appraisal firm.
Rounding out his knowledge Kevin has completed courses of study in diamond and gemstone identification an grading, and jewelry and insurance valuation theory from the nations most prestigious jewelry industry schools.
He holds a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), and the Certified Insurance Appraiser degree from the Jewelry Insurance Appraisal Institute.