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Why get your Jewellery Valued?

Your jewellery is precious and it is important to protect it. In the unfortunate event that your jewellery is ever lost or stolen and you need to make a claim, your insurance company will probably ask for proof of ownership and value.

A professional valuation for insurance purposes, carried out by an independent valuers, is by far the best way to maximise your chances of achieving a fair result. Also, if the police recover your lost possessions, a valuation with high-quality images and detailed descriptions could be the only way you can provide evidence of ownership.

All valuations are registered on a secure database. These are held anonymously but are retrievable so they can be checked by the police and insurance companies if required.

While the majority of valuations are for insurance purposes, we can also help if you need a valuation for probate or sales between parties.

Even though jewellery is the most popular item that we value, we also offer valuations on watches, porcelain and clocks.

What you get with your Valuation:

  • High quality images of each of your valued items
  • Detailed descriptions
  • A hard copy and/or digital copy of your valuation portfolio
  • Access to your valuation details on a secure database

How do I get my Jewellery Valued?

We hold regular Valuation Days in our stores throughout the year.. They're always popular because they provide you the opportunity to speak with an independant valuer face-to-face and ask any questions you may have. You can learn more about your jewellery, have it cleaned, weighed and measured. Your items are appraised and valued - along with a detailed description of each item - and presented to you in a professional portfolio.

Valuations on the day are by appointment only so if you're interested in attending one, please call your local store to make an appointment for one of their Valuation Days. Click to find your local store via our Store Locator.

We only have a limited number of appointments during our Valuation Days so please book now to ensure you get your appointment!

Upcoming Valuation Days

Please refer to the below list for the upcoming in-store valuation days:



Call to book your appointment

Meadowhall  Tuesday 13th November 0114 256 8137 
Clapham Junction  Tuesday 13th November  0207 228 4227
Crystal Peaks Wednesday 14th November  0114 251 0749
Ashford Wednesday 14th November  01233 640317
Taunton Wednesday 14th November 01823 259190
Tonbridge Thursday 15th November 01732 360378
Friday 16th November 0121 704 9758
Friday 16th November
01249 654410
Friday 16th November
01268 284533
Tuesday 20th November
01780 756064
Tuesday 20th November
01276 27639
Thursday 22nd November
02392 498540
Thursday 22nd November
0117 9528270
Friday 23rd November
 01934 645321
Bishop's Stortford
Tuesday 27th November
01279 655824
Wednesday 28th November
01223 3471070
Wednesday 28th November
01376 322501
Wednesday 28th November
01403 269872
Thursday 29th November
01933 277333
Barnstaple Thursday 29th November
01271 324432
Merry Hill
Monday 3rd December
01384 265387
Tuesday 4th December
01903 230130
Wednesday 5th December
01322 224490
Waltham Cross
Friday 7th December
 01992 719718

What if I can't make a Valuation Day?

It's simple. Take your items to any of our stores and we'll arrange for them to be sent securely to our valuation centre. If you decide to go ahead with this, then a full receipt for all of your items will be provided whilst they are in our care.

This professional valuation service is carried out by our valuers, The Guild of Valuers and Jewellers, and takes approximately 3 - 4 weeks. Your jewellery will be cleaned, weighed, measured and photographed and you'll receive your own personal folder containing a detailed description and a high-resolution image of each item.

Our valuers are highly qualified members (MIRV) and fellows (FIRV) of the National Association of Jewellers' Institute of Registered Valuers.

If you would like to find out more information about our Valuation Service then why not call into your local F.Hinds? Our store staff will be very happy to explain the service in more detail to you. You can also call our Customer Services team on 01895 201000, or email them at for further information.

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