Our Services

Appraisals

It is vital to keep appraisals up to date and accurate and it is crucial that you understand your personal policy. We recommend that you review your appraisals every five years.

If you have any questions, please call the office and we’d be happy to give you more detailed information.

Jeweler making earring

Custom Designs

Over 75% of our business is focused on executing customers’ designs. However individual, we are available to advise you on your jewelry projects. Maybe you lost one earring and need the original duplicated? If you cannot divide a family heirloom fairly between two daughters and need to re-create it, we can help. From simple repairs and alterations, like having your pearls lengthened and re-strung with a sturdier clasp, to more significant projects, like selecting large diamonds for a 30th anniversary necklace, we look forward to hearing from you.

diamond education

Education

The luxury of knowing what you are getting is a given at Z & Z. We are eager to share our knowledge and guide our customer’s with sound advice and recommendations. We are keen to educate all of our customer’s, whether they are shopping for a small pair of cultured pearl studs or a large vivid yellow canary diamond. If you are shopping for diamonds and need more information on the four Cs of diamond education, (carat weight, color grade, clarity grade, and cut grade,) our gemologists will educate you on everything you need to know.

Re-Sale and Re-Design

If you have clutter clearing to do in your jewelry box, you are not alone. Almost every week someone brings in a collection of valuable scraps, including broken and tangled pieces of gold chain, empty platinum settings and gold coins that could all be money in the bank. Other items often need to be appraised, sold or re-designed into something fabulous. We are happy to help by giving realistic estimates and ideas on how best to re-cycle jewelry that is not being worn.

yellow stone gold necklace

Jewelry Cleaning

We recommend that you come in once a year to have your jewelry professionally steam cleaned. For at home jewelry cleaning, follow these easy steps…

The best way to clean your diamond jewelry:

  1. Make a solution with warm water (almost hot) and a liquid dish-washing soap
  2. Soak your ring for about 20 to 40 minutes
  3. Gently brush the stone with a very soft toothbrush
  4. Rinse under warm running water

The best way to lightly clean your pearls:

  1. Soften a damp washcloth
  2. Gently run over each pearl
  3. Store your pearls in a box wrapped in some tissue