QUALIFIED AND INDEPENDENT JEWELLERY VALUERS

Providing you with accurate and affordable jewellery valuations.

Welcome to Wellington Jewellery Valuations. We are a knowledgeable & passionate team consisting of two gemologists, diamond graders, registered valuers, specialising in jewellery, diamonds, coloured gemstones and pearls.

We are known for being:

  • independent & unbiased
  • trusted affiliates to jewellery industry for over 15 years
  • open to the public
  • and free for “assessment appointments” on jewellery collections.

We’re happy to provide a “no obligation” quote. All services conducted in a secure premises in Wellington CBD by appointment only.

WHY CHOOSE US

We are committed to providing independent, accurate and affordable jewellery valuation services that you can trust.

SERVICES

Please view each service in detail to see how we can help. If you are unsure of which service is right for you, feel free to schedule a free appointment to speak with one of our Valuers. All items are assessed and Valued on our premises. Same day and one hour service is available by appointment only.

Our Jewellery Valuation reports include an extensive outline of the pertinent details relating your jewellery or wristwatch. Our reports can be used for a variety of purposes including Insurance, Resale,  Estate Division,Pre-Purchase assessment or Matrimonial Property Division.

Our Diamond reports contain all of the physical and optical identifying features of a diamond and is graded and reported using the GIA 4 C’s grading scale. This report is ideal for authenticating your diamond. A value can be included in your report on request.

Our Gemmological reports are ideal for loose coloured gemstones and contain physical and optical identifying features of a particular gemstone. Ideal for authenticating your gemstone. A value can be included in your report on request.

If you have a collection of Jewellery you would like to have metal tested, we are happy to provide our Precious Metal testing services to separate your collection into Precious metal types. All testing is done using industry standard safety practises.

If you have an item of jewellery or a wristwatch in need of repairs before Valuation, we’re happy to take a closer look and assess the overall condition. Should any repairs be required, we always offer a free quote with absolutely no obligation.

For any Pearl or bead re-threading services, we’re happy to schedule a free appointment with you to take a closer look and provide a quote with absolutely no obligation.

WHAT WE VALUE

PRICING

Plain Gold Jewellery

From $59

  • Clean and polish
  • Digital photographs
  • Metal tested
  • Method of manufacture assessment
  • Designs specifications
  • Measurements of key components
  • Professionally documented
  • Accurate value for the relevant purpose
  • Condition summary

Loose Diamonds & Coloured Gemstones

From $69

  • Clean and polish
  • Digital photographs
  • Diamond or Coloured Gemstone Measurements
  • Cutting / Polishing assessment
  • Diamonds graded using GIA 4 C’s
  • Coloured stones graded using WOC Munsell Colour guide
  • Professionally documented
  • Accurate value for the relevant purpose
  • Condition summary

Diamonds & Coloured Gemstone Jewellery

From $89

  • Clean and polish
  • Digital photographs
  • Metal tested
  • Method of manufacture assessment
  • Designs specifications
  • Key components including gemstone measured
  • Professionally documented
  • Accurate value for the relevant purpose
  • Diamonds graded using GIA 4 C’s
  • Coloured stones graded using WOC Munsell colour guide
  • Condition summary

Antique Jewellery, Wristwatches & Pocket Watches

Pricing By Appointment Only

  • Clean
  • Digital photographs
  • Metal tested
  • Method of manufacture assessment
  • Designs specifications
  • Key components including gemstone measured
  • Professionally documented
  • Accurate value for the relevant purpose
  • Diamonds graded using GIA 4 C’s
  • Coloured stones graded using WOC Munsell colour guide
  • Market research of the New Zealand Estate and Antique jewellery market
  • Condition summary

Same day Valuation Service available for $119 per item. Maximum of five items. Discounts apply to customers with collections of more than four items requiring valuations. All prices include GST.

Same day service and large collections to be viewed by appointment only. All services and reports are applicable for insurance, re-sale, estate planning and matrimonial property settlement.

To ensure that the value stated on your valuation report is accurate, please state the purpose of the valuation at the time of your appointment. We reserve the right to decline any work if we believe that there may be a conflict of interest.

WHY HAVE YOUR JEWELLERY VALUED?

INSURANCE

  • Proof of ownership
  • Accurate and detailed description
  • Adequate insurance cover
  • Record of goods when repairs required
  • Smoother claims process

BUYING & SELLING

  • Added buyer confidence
  • Accurate and detailed description
  • Increased sales success rate
  • Authenticated article

ESTATE DIVISION

  • Legal documentation
  • Accurate and detailed description
  • Fair and equitable distribution of assets of estate division

TESTIMONIALS

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GET IN TOUCH

Have a question? Contact us today by filling out this form. A member of our team will be happy to help answer any of your questions.






OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Wednesday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm

Closed on public holidays

WHAT WE VALUE

Diamond Jewellery
Gold Jewellery
Branded Jewellery
Wristwatches
Pocket Watches
Antique & Estate Jewellery
Loose Gemstones & Diamonds

CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone - 04 499 5756
Email - info@wjv.co.nz
Address - Level 2
111 Customhouse Quay
Wellington, 6011

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