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About Our Appraisal Company

Our philosophy is simple: we want you to have peace of mind when it comes to your jewelry appraisal needs. That is why our appraisal company provides customers with comprehensive, unbiased appraisals to ensure your jewelry is always protected.

Heritage Appraisers

Heritage Appraisers, Inc. is the largest independent jewelry appraisal company in the United States and provides high-quality appraisals in numerous locations nationwide. Privately owned and run since 2006, our purpose is to provide people with comprehensive, unbiased, factual, and professional appraisal services that meet their insurance and personal needs. Heritage Appraisers provides jewelry appraisals to over 250 retail stores across the country.

Our Story

Twelve years ago, founder Stephen Lott recognized that there as a need he could fill in the appraisal aspect of the jewelry industry. As demand for appraisals increased, appraisers were often bogged down with time-consuming processes and clunky software solutions. Customers had a dissatisfying experience, unsure if their insurance company would accept their appraisal or if they could access the information for future reference.

Mr. Lott built a network of qualified appraisers and partnered with trusted retail stores to create a new program. Then, after recognizing the need for an easy to use and accessible jewelry appraisal software, he developed The Loupe. Through The Loupe, appraisers can create professional jewelry appraisals anytime, anywhere, and from any computer or devices. Now, Heritage Appraisers performs over 30,000 jewelry appraisals for customers throughout the country each year using The Loupe.

Benefits of The Loupe Jewelry Appraisal Software

  • Creates quality, accurate jewelry appraisals for customers in-store and by appointment.
  • Allows appraisals to be accessible online for both appraisers and customers at any time, location, and from any device.
  • Provides an easy way to update existing information, saving customers time and money.

Our Appraisers

All of our appraisers are graduate gemologists from the Gemological Institute of America. We take pride in the high approval rate of our insurance appraisals and have an A+ rating from the BBB. Our professional appraisal services are not subject to the retailer and remain entirely independent. No matter where you purchased your jewelry, Heritage Appraisers is committed to you and the guidelines set by the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers.

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Join Our Team

Are you an independent appraiser looking for an opportunity to increase your income, travel to new places, and learn more about the appraisal industry? Heritage Appraisers, Inc. may be the right place for you. Our appraisal company is looking for appraisers who thrive in a fast-paced environment and who have excellent communication skills to join us as we continue to grow.


  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must be able to complete appraisals while a client waits.
  • Must be a GIA graduate gemologist or have equivalent gemological education.
  • Must be a member of the National Jewelry Appraisal Association.
  • Must be computer literate.


Office building

Main Office

23945 Mercantile Dr., Suite C
Beachwood, OH 44122

Phone: 1-216-591-0685
Fax: 1-216-803-4245


Office Hours

Monday - Friday
10:00am - 5:00pm

By appointment only