We will be closed Saturday May 18th for the Long Weekend. Open Tuesday through Saturday during the day by appointment to offer you our very best customer service! Thinking of popping in? Same day appointments are usually available!

Appraisals

A comprehensive jewellery appraisal program has been developed to provide the consumer with a standardized, ethical and professional means to accurately evaluate their jewellery.

Allan Malbranck is the first of nine Certified Appraisal Professionals in Western Canada (search appraisers listed under the Canadian Jewellers Association)

 

 

It was widely believed that if a person was trained as a gemmologist, he or she is also qualified as an appraiser. Gemmology involves only the identification of gems and is based on scientifically analyses, factual information. Competency in gemmology is acquired through formal training from institutes such as the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Since there is no governing body to ensure ethics and integrity of gemmologists, reports are sometimes inaccurate, mostly due to inflated claims of quality and/or values. Diamond Gallery appraisals ensure disclosure and transparency with the highest level of ethics and credentials in our industry.

As GIA trained gemologist we provide a complimentary consultation and estimate while you wait with no obligation.

  • Regular appraisal services starting from $65 and up
  • Diamond Gallery appraisal updates from our business at a reduced rate
  • Appraisal updates (can often be done while you wait)
  • We only appraise items over 4 years old as it is a conflict of interest.
  • All appraisals are done on-site. 
Allan Malbranck
GIA trained Graduate Gemmologist
Certified Appraisal Professional (CJA)
Jewellery Designer and Co-Owner of the Diamond Gallery
Allan Malbranck has been in the jewellery industry for over 50 years.