Appraisals & Estates
Appraisals & Estates
Certified jewelry appraisals are important to ensure proper valuing of your possessions. Graduate Gemologist and owner Jeff Velasco is a certified jewelry appraiser with the Gemological Institute of America. He can appraise all jewelry, gemstones, diamonds and precious metals for personal, estate or insurance purposes–this is especially important as precious metal pricing fluctuates. Most insurance companies recommend that these valuables be appraised at least every three years. However, we strongly recommend that you have your fine jewelry inspected in the store 2-3 times a year to ensure that clasps, prongs and other settings, etc. are in good condition to prevent unnecessary damage or loss due to wear and tear. In fact, we require that for all jewelry custom fabricated in our store.
We also provide appraisals for collectibles such as art, Native American antiquities, and clocks.
Tuesday: Noon to 5:00
Wednesday through Friday: 10 to 5:00
Saturday 10 to 12:00 *and by appointment
**Special Hours: Friday, October 20th 10-4:00
**CLOSED Saturday, October 21st
We recommend appointments for custom design and appraisals.
As always, we remain committed to providing jewelry and watch repair services in a timely manner and MOST repairs can be completed in less than one week. We can replace watch batteries while you wait (if not too busy) or within one business day.
To schedule an appointment, please send your email request to: ViirInc@gmail.com -- we respond as quickly as possible to all emails. You may also leave a message at our store: 520-795-5496, and messages are checked on "store open" days.
If you have an estate or multiple items for appraisal or if you would like to create a custom design, we ask that you schedule an appointment so that we can give you our unhurried attention.
To schedule an appointment, please call the store at 520-795-5496 and leave a message OR send us an email at ViirInc@gmail.com and we will get back to you more quickly. You can also send a contact request through this website.
Address: 2464 N. Campbell Avenue (Parking is available behind the building)
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Viir Fine Jewelry & Art
2464 N. Campbell Avenue
(Parking available behind building)