Dedicated to Gem & Pearl Identification

Gem & Pearl Lab – Fees

(plus VAT at 20%)

NEW FEES FROM 20 SEPTEMBER 2021

 A) GEM IDENTIFICATION – All stones not covered in sections B & C

Verbal Fees

£25 – £50 (capped 10ct)
@ £5 per carat

Report Fees

£50 – £100 (capped 10ct)
@ £10 per carat

 

Flat rate of £25/£50 for lower value items. Copy Reports £25

B) GEM IDENTIFICATION – rubies, sapphires, emeralds (including treatment opinions), alexandrite chrysoberyl, jadeite/nephrite jade, opal; red spinel, paraiba-type tourmaline, and quartz:

Verbal Fees

Less 2ct £40

2 – 4ct £60
Over 4ct £60 – £150 @ £15 per carat (capped 10ct)

Report Fees

Less than 2ct £60

2 – 4ct £80
Over 4ct £80 – £200 @ £20 per carat (capped 10ct)

 

Copy reports £25

C) COUNTRY OF ORIGIN OPINIONS – Natural rubies and sapphires; and natural emeralds (including treatment opinions):

Verbal Fees

Less than 2ct £60

2 – 4ct £80
Over 4ct £80 – £150 @ £20 per carat(capped 10ct)

Report Fees

Less than 2ct £80

2 – 4 ct £100
Over 4ct £100 – £250 @ £25 per carat (capped 10ct)

 

Copy Reports £25

D) INDIVIDUAL PEARLS – (one to five pearls – larger numbers surcharge)

Verbal Fees

Less than 5ct £40

5 – 10ct: £50
Over 10ct: £5/ct

Report Fees

Less than 5ct £60

5 – 10ct £75
Over 10ct: £7.50/ct

Cultured:

Verbal: £40 flat rate

Report: £60 flat rate

E) SAMPLE TEST OF ROWS/NECKLACES/ETC OF PEARLS

Verbal Fees

(Centre Pearl)
Less than 5mm: £50
5 – 8mm: £75
8 – 9mm: £100
Over 9mm: POA

Cultured:
£50 flat rate

Discretionary

 

Extra rows £10 each
Extra rows £20 each
Extra rows £30

Report Fees

(Centre Pearl)
Less than 5mm: £75
5 – 8mm: £100
8 – 9mm: £125
Over 9mm: POA

Cultured:
£75 flat rate

Discretionary

 

Extra rows £15 each
Extra rows £30 each
Extra rows £35

Purplish Pink Cultured Freshwater Pearl
Purplish Pink Cultured Freshwater Pearl