From time to time we may make reference to an “appraised value” or “appraisal report” for select jewelry and watch products. This value has been determined by an actual certified appraisal performed by an independent professional appraiser and certified GIA gemologist, who is not affiliated in any way with Stauer or its affiliates. Please note that the appraised value is not the suggested retail value of an item, and Stauer makes no representation as to the insurance value of an appraised item. Rather, the art of providing jewelry appraisals is a subjective process and values on even the same item can vary based upon each individual examiner’s training and professional evaluation. Although Stauer cannot guarantee the accuracy of any data or information provided by any third –party companies, Stauer always attempts to use reputable and established gemologists and professional jewelers who have a past record of reliability and accuracy in their appraisals.