Certified Appraisals In Your Home
Antiques, art, jewelry, coins, furniture & household property.
In Home Appraisals
I specialize in antiques, art, jewelry, coins and everyday household items. I offer verbal appraisals, written value inventory reports and certified appraisals for estate and probate property. Schedule a house call today for a few items or an entire house full.
Antiques & Furniture
I lived in Europe for 10 years and appreciate the history of antiques and antique furniture styles. I've worked at 4 metro antique stores and teach antique appraising.
Fine & Costume Jewelry
I'm a G.I.A Gemological Institute of America Applied Jewelry Professional graduate. I can identify & test precious gems like diamonds & emeralds, noble metals such as sterling silver & gold in your home. And I've appraised thousands of pieces of costume jewelry.
U.S. & Foreign Coins & Currency
I am college trained in art and have appraised the following art mediums: Intaglio prints from both copper & zinc plate engravings, etchings, drypoints, mezzotints & aquatints. Other prints like folios on vellum, stone lithos, offset lithographs, serigraphs & silkscreens, linocut, woodcut embossed & wood block prints. Sculptures & art made of art glass, stained glass, crystal, burl, olive wood, bronze, brass, copper, spelter, zinc, steel, chalkware, polystone, resin, cold cast bronze & ashtadhatu. Drawings with mediums like pastel, pencil, charcoal & marker. Paintings with oil, acrylic, gouache, tempera, watercolor, airbrush on canvas, palette knife, multimedias & hand embellished giclees on canvas.
Community Education & Group Classes
Learn the basics of identifying and appraising art, antiques, jewelry, coins, and collectibles. Get tips on what makes things valuable and the best ways to sell them. Examine things like lithophane, trench art, U.S. Zone china, a U.S. 3 cent nickel, precious gemstones, mourning jewelry & German silver. Instructor David Schlueter is a certified appraiser.
David is USPAP certified, has 40 years of experience in antiques, is a G.I.A. graduate, college trained art appraiser and professional numismatic appraiser who has travelled around the world. He is the right choice for your appraisal assignment and he does house calls!