An appraisal usually involves an extensive amount of research to establish authenticity, provenance, composition, method of construction, and other important attributes of a particular object.
APPRAISER: Next, I want to talk about the gold in the garland in the flowers.Appraiser affiliations: Finally, the affiliation of the appraiser may have changed since the appraisal was recorded.APPRAISER: Once they put the silver down, they do all this engraving in the silver.On the base over here, on the silver band, it says "1914," and clearly there's some type of a crest.Although our valuations are based on research and experience, opinions can, and sometimes do, vary among experts.
APPRAISER: The pink very much accents the blue and the other colors-- it's not overpowering.
Opinion of value: As with all appraisals, the verbal approximations of value given at ROADSHOW events are our experts' opinions formed from their knowledge of antiques and collectibles, market trends, and other factors.
And many years later, he went to work in Carl Becks' shop in St.
Now, Carl Becks was known for making items for royalty.
APPRAISER: So he really took his trade to another level.
So he took an apprenticeship and he became an accomplished jeweler.