Yantz Bradbury Associates is a full-service, independent jewelry appraisal company owned and operated by Sherlene Y. Bradbury, a GIA Graduate Gemologist In-Residence, Certified Master Appraiser, National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) and expert witness. Out of over 800 NAJA members, Sherlene is ONE of 15 Certified Master Appraisers and brings over 41 years of experience in insurance replacement and estate appraisals as well as a vast history of jewelry retailing. Sherlene is the only gemologist, Independent Appraiser, with the Certified Master Appraiser credential practicing in Maryland. Sherlene also serves as Vice-Presidents of the GIA Alumni Association,Washington DC Chapter and Vice Chair of Education, NAJA. The only appraiser in the area with a cleared background check that you can trust.
Sherlene’s passion for jewelry combined with her enthusiasm in educating our clients is a winning combination. Her dedication to detail in documenting your valuables will ensure that should you need to make an insurance claim, your carrier will have all of the information. Clients not only leave her office with proper documentation but they leave satisfied and confident that they have received what they needed and expected as well as being more educated about the specifics of their jewelry. YBA’s purpose is to provide you with the finest quality appraisals and services in accordance with the high ethical standards expected by the jewelry industry. We invite you to view videos throughout our website to further enhance your jewelry and gemstone knowledge.
Pre or post-purchase consultation of diamond, ruby, emerald, sapphire and many other gems and jewelry is available, including private purchases and internet buying. She provides service to the greater Washington DC area, including Maryland and northern Virginia. She takes appointments at a convenient and secure location within walking distance of the Shady Grove Metro in Rockville, Maryland.
For collections of 11 or more and with a state-of-the-art portable laboratory, laptop and printer, she can appraise your diamonds, gold, coloured gems, jewelry and watches in the privacy of your home or office and in most cases, print the document immediately. Photomicrographs are also available to accompany the plots of your diamonds.
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Yantz Bradbury Associates
P.O. Box 10123
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Office: (301) 335-6687
Serving MD, VA and DC Metro Area