Mail-in Appraisal Services

Appraisal Services



Our appraisal mail-in service allows you to have your items appraised without having to physically come into the store.

Your item will be appraised in our state of the art facility in Lancaster, PA, by one of our skilled and experienced gemologists.

We have 2 in house gemologists that specialize in testing and grading the quality of your most loved jewelry.  

Work Performed In House


We stand behind all of the work we do and care about the quality of the work we preform.

Your experience and the care we take in handling your family heirlooms is what matters to us most. 


Our Appraisal Services



We offer a wide range of appraisals.

Our appraisals include: Insurance Replacement Value, Estate Jewelry Evaluation, Watch and Timepiece Appraisal, Test Diamond in Jewelry, and Test Colored Stone in Jewelry.


The Appraisal Mail-in Process:


  • Complete the form at the bottom of the page.
    • Be sure to include pictures of your item. The more images you include, the merrier.
  • Ship your item to our facility at: 1610 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, Pa 17601. 
    • You must include your: name, email, phone number, and address on a piece of paper inside the box with your item.
    • We recommend you package your item in multiple layers of padding (think lots of bubble wrap and protective packaging, as if you were shipping glass, make sure your item is safe and secure) and ship it in a box to avoid any damage in shipping. We accept packages from all major carriers. 
  • For your comfort and security, all packages are opened on our packaging desk under a recorded camera.
  • We will photograph your item and email you confirmation along with a photograph and weight (in grams) within 4 hours of the package arriving in our facility.
  • We will email you a written quote within 2 business days.
  • Our skilled gemologists will appraise your item.
  • You will receive an email with an image when your appraisal is complete. We will ship your package back to you, signature required at time of delivery.  



Learn About Our Other Repairs and Services

 Jewelry Repair Services




Brent L. Miller has five in house jewelers ready to repair your most loved jewelry.

Click HERE to learn more.

Watch Repair Services



Brent L. Miller offers many solutions for your watch repair needs. We recommend routine maintenance to keep your watch in its best working order. For repairs, our in house watchmaker inspects and determines the work needed and whether it will be completed in house or sent to the manufacturer. 

Click HERE to learn more.