Opal Appraisal Services

Please call in advance to schedule appraisal services. The store can be very busy with customers, and we want to be sure someone is available to assist you: 608-588-9317, or email opals@theopalman.com.

The Opal Man charges a per-item appraisal fee. Our opal appraisal services include photos and plots of major stones as well as a any pertinent information about the jewelry being appraised.

John Fitzgerald is our certified gemologist appraiser. His credentials include the following:

  • GG, Graduate Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America since 1994.
  • A member of the GIA Alumni Association.
  • Member of the American Gem society from 1977 to 2008.
  • Other positions held: Registered jeweler, Certified Gemologist, and Gemologist Appraiser for over 30 years of experience.

John does appraisals for:

  • Insurance
  • Estates
  • Fair Market Valuation
  • Liquidations

Please call to schedule in advance. Call 608-588-9317, or email us opals@theopalman.com.