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The JEWELRY APPRAISAL AND GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE Now Offering Services to Jewelry Retailers and Manufacturers
Lab expands to provide professional grading reports, appraisals, and education to the entire jewelry and pawnbroker industries. The Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institute (JAGi) has announced an expansion of their services to the entire retail jewelry industry. The JAGi CardCert report offers an independent, third-party diamond grade and appraisal that is critical for jewelry stores seeking … Continue reading
The Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institutes will be providing the service as a courtesy to CAPA attendees Oct 17, 2018, San Diego, CA- The Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institute will be performing on-site Gem Identification at the California Pawnbrokers Association 62nd Annual Convention on October 27th and 28th in Rancho Mirage, California. In its … Continue reading
A JAGi pawnbroker customer (name withheld by request,) recently received in inventory a sapphire ring. He stated, “I thought it would sell for $400- $600” and planned on selling it in his store. However, he decided to submit the ring for an appraisal at JAGi (then called Cal Gem Labs). To his surprise, JAGi’s GIA … Continue reading
Lab Expands to Provide Professional Appraisals, Reports, and Education to the Entire Pawnbroker Industry Sept 20th, 2018, San Diego, CA- In its mission to increase pawnbroker profitability and integrity, Cal Gem Labs has officially changed its name to the Jewelry Appraisal and Gemological Institute. Founded over two years ago in response to the need for … Continue reading
Insurance companies are becoming more demanding in the type of documentation they require for all jewelry. More than ever, these companies are on the guard to make sure they are insuring a piece of jewelry that has a clear identification and certified as natural or lab grown and if the gemstones are treated. These things … Continue reading