Spectrum Appraisal's Mission

Spectrum Appraisal provides its clients with sound appraisal services executed with the highest level of competency, integrity, and ethics.

Christian Richart's reports conform to the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) established by the American Society of Appraisers; and client interaction is discreet and professional.

Descriptions and grades of gems and jewelry are widely accepted in the industry and follow the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) grading structure.

Christian Richart is affiliated with the following organizations:

  • Gemological Institute of America
  • Gem-A / Great Britain
  • National Association of Jewelry Appraisers
  • American Numismatic Association (ANA)

About Asheville's Premier Jewelry Appraiser

Located near Asheville, NC, Spectrum Appraisal is a small state of the art mobile gemological lab. The lab is designed to meet the needs of clients wishing to have their jewelry appraised for insurance, estate, liquidation, or donation purposes.

Appraisal Services

By travelling to your location, Christian Richart is able to perform jewelry appraisals and consultation onsite while the client waits without the client having to release possession of their valuables. Christian also offers the flexibility to work after normal business hours.

Spectrum Appraisal identifies, grades, and valuates:

  • Jewelry (antique, period, and contemporary),
  • Colored stones,
  • Diamonds,
  • Mineral crystals,
  • Mineral specimens,
  • Gem carvings,
  • Fossils,
  • Large mineral and gem collections
  • Numismatic (coin collections); and
  • Some stringed instruments (Violins)

Jewerly Appraisal Reports

Christian Richart offers both consultation and a wide variety of documentation reports at varying prices. The listing below provides the types of reports offered.

Jewerly Valuations

  1. Comprehensive Appraisals
  2. Appraisal Certificates

Jewerly Identification and Grading

  1. Stone Identification Reports
  2. Diamond Grading Reports


  1. Certificates of Origin
  2. Certificates of Authenticity

Jewerly Appraisal Types

  • Insurance,
  • Estate,
  • Antique,
  • Auction,
  • Donation,
  • Probate,
  • Divorce, and
  • Bankruptcy

Christian S. Richart, CG., MV.

Graduate Gemologist/
Master Valuer

P.O. Box 1295

Weaverville, NC 28787



By Appointment

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