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Jewelry Insurance Demystified

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 | Insuring Your Jewelry

Jewelry box

Your fiancée has many great qualities, but if a quick peek in her jewelry box reveals several earrings that are missing their matches, you may want to consider jewelry insurance. Even the most responsible woman out there can damage her ring, or even worse, have it stolen. Jewelry insurance gives you the peace of mind to know that wherever you go, your investment is protected.

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Jewelry Appraisal 101: What to Ask Before Your Appointment

Monday, July 7, 2014 | Insuring Your Jewelry

Jewelry appraisal

Welcome to Lavalier’s Jewelry Appraisal 101 tutorial, where you’ll find everything you need to know about the jewelry appraisal process. Previously, we helped you identify items you should insure, including those that are commonly overlooked. Now that it’s time to ensure those pieces, you’ll need an appraisal. If you’re having trouble finding a reputable jewelry appraiser, these organizations can help you find someone in your area. Now let’s look at the information you need and the questions you’ll want to ask when having your engagement ring, wedding band, or jewelry of any kind appraised.

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FAQ About Jewelry Insurance

Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Insuring Your Jewelry

Engagement ring on woman's finger

At Lavalier, we help to insure all kinds of jewelry, from priceless family heirlooms to engagement rings. Buying jewelry insurance shouldn’t be confusing, so we’ve put together a list of some of the questions that our clients frequently ask. This should give you a better idea about what jewelry insurance is, how to go about getting it, and why it might be right for you.

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Top 10 Outrageously Expensive Celebrity Jewelry and Watches

Monday, June 23, 2014 | Jewelry

Posh’s Necklace: $8,000,000

Victoria Beckham Bulgari Necklace

Victoria Beckham is one lucky lady! Her husband, David Beckham, spoils her with gifts including her own Napa Valley vineyard, a $1,200,000 diamond and ruby necklace, and even an $8,000,000 Bulgari necklace for Valentine’s Day! With news of his extravagant purchases all over the web (and after a robbery by the housekeepers in 2008), let’s hope he has a good jewelry insurance plan.

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Long Lost Wedding Ring, Recovered On The Beach!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 | Insuring Your Jewelry Jewelry

Two years ago, Sarah and Greg Lindsay were enjoying a romantic afternoon at the beach in Goleta. During a rousing game of football, Greg’s wedding ring went “long”, landing in the water. He sadly didn’t notice until later on that day, and the ring at that point, could have been anywhere.

“I thought it was somewhere in the Pacific. I thought after losing it, there’s no way it would come back on shore.” he said.

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5 Great Creative and Unique Grooms Gift Ideas For Brides

Monday, May 12, 2014 | Worry Free Weddings

“A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver.”

~  Thomas à Kempis

Many couples choose to give each other a special gift to commemorate their love on their wedding day, and you may be racking your brain trying to figure out what you can give your groom that will touch his heart and tickle his fancy. Now that he thinks he has it all (he has you!), what on earth do you give him?

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It’s all about being meaningful, so it’s not what you spend that counts here. No matter your budget, you can find a personal way to show your groom how much he means to you. Here are 5 ideas that we hope will inspire you and get your creativity flowing!

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The Top 5 Commonly Overlooked Jewelry Items You Should Insure

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | Insuring Your Jewelry Jewelry

It’s usually the exciting occasion of getting engaged that motivates people to start looking into jewelry insurance. Not surprising, perhaps, since an engagement ring is as much a financial investment as the emotional one you make by saying “yes”. If you’re looking into coverage for your ring, though, it’s the perfect opportunity to take inventory of the rest of your jewelry box. Your jewelry is something you cherish. It’s personal and meaningful, collected and curated over a lifetime. Even if you haven’t spent a fortune on each piece, you might be surprised at the overall value of what you own.

The Top 5 Commonly Overlooked Jewelry Items You Should Insure

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Almost any piece of jewelry that has value to you, be it financial or emotional, is insurable. How much insurance coverage should you get?

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