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April Tyson Zellner

Graduate Gemologist , GIA

Shop small business Saturday for New Arrivals!! Open at 10 am! 

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Fairhope Jewelry Appraisal offers jewelry apprasials on items for insurance purposes, estate purposes, and gem identifcation. I have eleven years of experience in the jewelry industry from retail sales, management, and appraisals. I am a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institue of America since 2008. I recently worked at an AGS accredited store in which I obtained the title - Certifed Gemologist Appraiser. 

I graduated from my hometown university - Auburn University- with a Bachlors degree in Business Administration in 2009.

I work out of a small shop in Old Towne Daphne, Al. 

1905 Main Street Unit C 

Daphne , Al. 36526

The shop is open for events, appointments, and posted Holiday Hours. 

I carry local handcrafted jewelry featuring the Island Collection, Handcrafted necklaces, and most recently added " A Girl with a Pearl" . I also can assist with engagement rings and wedding bands. 

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As a Graduate Gemologist I am able to offer expert documentation of your valuables. I work by appointment or I am fully insured to offer pick-up and delivery of  your items to make it more convient for you. Fees start at $75.00 for the first item and $60.00 for each additional item. Discounts are avaliable for large collections. ( I accept all major credit cards) Anything left over night on site will be kept in a safe while not being worked on and is fully insured while in my possession. 

Why Do you need an appraisal? 

- insurance

-estate taxes

- liquidations

- comparison 

Appraisal Process:

The appraisal process involves measuring each of the stones in the item, identifying each stone, grading the quality of each stone , testing the metal content, estimating a diamond or gemstone weight, and assigning a value. Diamonds over .75ct will be plotted. All items will be photographed and written documentation provided. 

( Gem Identification only is also available )

All stone are graded according to GIA standards. 

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 Please call: 334.750.3351 for an appointment or click below to send an email.

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