He is a GIA Graduate Gemologist, Certified Master Gem cutter, retired senior charter member national association of gem and jewelry appraisers, instructor in gem identification, owner of two jewelry businesses and an appraisal business, instructor of grading and evaluation and he developed a defensible pricing structure for gemstones and jewelry. He began publishing The Michelsen Gemstone Index in 1983.
The Michelsen Gemstone Index is a quarterly publication is currently accepted in more than 30 countries. Merritt Jewelry sells globally and wants to provide the most accurate value information available. Your local area may vary in value so let us know if we need to re evaluate for your area. 5000 Kelvin (light used by all grading and appraisal labs) is the white lighting we use.
Color will vary in gemstones if seen in other lights do to the yellows in the light. We believe that photos are worth a thousand words and our photos are the actual pieces of jewelry that you will receive.
We do not mass produce our products and they are made and certified by 3rd generation jewelers. We know that there are many labs and jewelers with varying opinions and standards and do not presume that our labs are the only accurate ones. We do promise that we are diligent in our efforts to evaluate every material that goes into our jewelry and we disclose all this information to you. The item must not be altered or damaged in any way shape or form. ALL PAPERWORK and gift box must be included and in new condition.
Note: All Custom orders are non refundable. Custom sizing is anything above a 12 or below a 4. Due to the high number of emails, please allow 24 hours for a response. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Rings". The seller is "merrittjewelry1" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.