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Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc.

5 of 5 stars 18 Reviews

10 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036
www.GemLab.com
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(212) 382-2888 Additional Contacts
 
Our Mission is to provide the best possible information to our clients regarding their diamond and jewelry purchases. Our Goal is to effectively document and produce a report in the most expedient manner. We offer various appraisals and laboratory ce...read more
Our Mission is to provide the best possible information to our clients regarding their diamond and jewelry purchases. Our Goal is to effectively document and produce a report in the most expedient manner. We offer various appraisals and laboratory certificates for insurance, trade, estate and tax purposes. Our Professional Consultation includes an in depth description of your purchase which includes cut, color, clarity, carat weight, plot of inclusions, and value among other significant information. We also verify GIA certificates and offer appraisals for the verified items needed for insurance purposes. Our Appraisers are experienced GIA Graduates who are trained to provide fast, efficient, friendly service.
 
 

Business Details

Categories

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Appraisers, Art & Jewelry Appraisers, Diamond Appraisers, Independent Fee Appraisers, Jewelry Appraisers

Hours of Operation

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  • Mon 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
  • Tue 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
  • Wed 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
  • Thu 08:00 AM-08:00 PM
  • Fri 08:00 AM-08:00 PM

Brands

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  • Gem-Logic

Payment Options

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  • American Express
  • Debit Cards
  • MasterCard
  • Money Orders
  • VISA

Customers Served

  • Residential, Commercial

Products & Services

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  • Antiques
  • Appraisal Reviews
  • Appraisals
  • Certified Appraisals
  • Computerized Diamond Appraisals
  • More
  • Consultations
  • Diamond Grading Report
  • Digital Imaging
  • Gem Identification
  • Gemstones
  • Jewelry
  • Jewelry Appraisal Reports
  • Jewelry Appraisers
  • Laboratory Services
  • Laser Inscription
  • Micro Appraisal
  • Watches
  • Less

Specialties

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  • Colored Stone Experts, Estate Jewlery Experts, Diamond Certification Experts, Laboratory on Premise

Additional Information

  • The Original Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America Inc., Kenneth Leiman, Gemologist (Gia), Senior Member of NAJA

Certification & Affiliations

  • GIA, Graduate Gemologists, NAJA, GIA Alumni Association Charter Member
  • National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
  • National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers, Staff GIA Graduate Gemologists
  • Recognized By Most Insurance Companies

Areas Served

  • NY, My State

Ownership

  • Family Owned
 
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 5, 2011
by Guest85686
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Honest, fair appraisal. Travis examined the diamond and came up with all the same specs as the GIA certification. He took the time to explain the process, what he was finding, even the questions to ask my insurance company for coverage. Highly re... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Aug 11, 2011
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Very knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to deal with. Since they don't sell any jewelry themselves, I felt comfortable relying on their opinion.
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5 of 5 stars
Jul 28, 2010
by Guest24478
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
We just love Travis! He really knows his business. In fact, everyone there was remarkable and friendly! Yes, we will recommend GAL to all our friends and family.
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5 of 5 stars
Jul 28, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
What a place! This family-owned business is truly a remarkable gift to the Diamond District. There is not enough space to write how FAN-tabulous and helpful everyone is.
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5 of 5 stars
Jul 22, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Excellent service; knowledgeable to all my questions and covered everything that I would have asked. Thorough and professional, even though it became hectic while I was there. A friendly family business. Travis was a great help!
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5 of 5 stars
Jul 22, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Wow! What a neat place! Everyone is friendly, professional, and totally helpful. We will definitely recommend Gem Lab to all our friends, family, and coworkers who need their jewelry appraised. Josh is very down-to-earth and taught us about diamonds.
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5 of 5 stars
Jun 16, 2010
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Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Amazing service and great help.
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5 of 5 stars
May 26, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Exceptional people, all professional and friendly. Got more than a diamond ring. They made sure I knew everything about buying jewelry and how not to get "taken."
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5 of 5 stars
May 25, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Wow! Shopping for an engagement ring can be overwhelming, but I didn't expect these expert gemologists to take time to teach me and my fiancee how to find the right bling. Josh was great!
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5 of 5 stars
May 25, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
From the minute I entered, I was welcomed by a friendly receptionist, Sarah, and taken to see Travis, who gave me a complete education on something I had no clue about!
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5 of 5 stars
May 25, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Joe was excellent in explaining what I was purchasing for an investment. He really knew his stuff and by the time I left Gemlab, I felt confident. Great receptionists and atmosphere!
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5 of 5 stars
May 25, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Whenever I am in NYC, I always go to GAL. I send all my clients there for their appraisals. The folks are all exceptionall friendly and know their business.
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5 of 5 stars
May 25, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Honest and to the point. Took time to explain and answered every question we both had about the ring. I would really like for everyone to stop in and get an appraisal from Gemological Lab.
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5 of 5 stars
May 12, 2010
by Guest52135
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Looking for an engagement ring made me very anxious and nervous.I wanted to at least have some knowledge on what I was about to purchase.So when I walked into GAL,I immediately felt welcomed and was introduced by the receptionists,to one of the prof... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Apr 20, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
I was clueless about diamonds and was afraid of being scammed, but the reps at GAL were spectacular, friendly, comforting, qualified. They made me feel like my satisfaction and time meant a lot to them. 5-star quality customer service!
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5 of 5 stars
Mar 31, 2010
by Guest32222
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Was highly recommended by friends who said they have been using this establishment for many years. From the minute I entered, I was greeted by friendly receptionists in a presentable atmosphere. Even though it was busy, I was taken care of in a cour... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Feb 11, 2010
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
Josh was extremely patient, helpful, diligent and friendly. he is knowledgeable of the industry and it shoes. The receptionist was also very friendly and helpful!
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 18, 2008
by Guest43792
business
Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc. 10 W 47th St,
New York, NY 10036
USA
These guys are very professional and courteous. They are extremely knowledgeable and will go out of their way to help you. Being in business for over 30 years tells you something about their reputation. What a friendly and great team.
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Our Mission is to provide the best possible information to our clients regarding their diamond and jewelry purchases. Our Goal is to effectively document and produce a report in the most expedient manner. We offer various appraisals and laboratory certificates for insurance, trade, estate and tax purposes. Our Professional Consultation includes an in depth description of your purchase which includes cut, color, clarity, carat weight, plot of inclusions, and value among other significant information. We also verify GIA certificates and offer appraisals for the verified items needed for insurance purposes. Our Appraisers are experienced GIA Graduates who are trained to provide fast, efficient, friendly service.