Garnet, the birthstone of January, is mined in a rainbow of colors. From the fiery orange of Mandarin Garnet to the rich green of Tsavorite Garnet and to the most widely recognized color of Pyrope Garnet, it is considered a great gift to symbolize friendship and trust. To read more: click hereRead More
With best wishes for a Happy New Year from Boston Estate and Gem Appraisal. Make one of your New Year's Resolutions to update all your Jewelry Appraisals for Insurance and/or Estate Planning.Read More
Those of you born in October get two (2) birthstones: Opal & Tourmaline. Opal's beautiful "play of color" shows multi colors when moved. Tourmaline comes in many different colors and in gem quality is often confused with Ruby, Emerald, and/or Sapphire. For more information click: here
Gemstone Identification is one of the many services we provide. An article by Brecken Branstrator in National Jeweler magazine, discusses some of the equipment used to determine gemstones. To read the complete article click: here
I am excited to announce I have achieved an Accredited Senior Appraiser designation from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). This designation is the culmination of four years of hard work involving classwork, testing, and a review of my report writing by the ASA International Board of Examiners.
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