Life happens. No matter how hard we try, we cannot plan for the unexpected.
That’s why you get home, auto, life, and, of course, jewelry insurance. It’s your safety net so that if something happens, you can fix it and forget it. But how exactly do you file a jewelry insurance claim? What do you need to do?
No matter what time of the year it is, the risk for jewelry store crime is always high. That’s why we suggest spending some time to make sure your store security is up to par.
Neglecting security measures could leave your business exposed during a time when crimes against jewelers tend to escalate. Plus, not getting in the habit of security best practices will only get more difficult to change as the year progresses.
Reference these 18 tips for a quick health check on your overall jewelry store security.
Do you dread dropping off a shipment of jewelry because you fear that your package of valuables could be lost, damaged, or stolen?
Maybe that fear stems from the confusion about the options available when shipping a package. After all, there are numerous carriers to choose from and even one of the most widely accessible — The United States Postal Service (USPS) — has many services with different options.
Buying jewelry at a pawn shop can be a scavenger hunt. Just like shopping at any secondhand or thrift-type store, the inventory is ever-changing and you never know what you might find.
That's the double-edged sword of jewelry shopping at estate sales, pawn shops, and the like. If you have a Pinterest board full of dream rings and a style already in mind, rummaging through secondhand stores with limited inventory isn't your best bet.
Jewelry theft. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
Given that we process insurance claims for stolen jewelry on a daily basis, we turned to some of our experts to reveal the top three places jewelry is stolen from, along with tips to protect yours, of course.
For many, the engagement ring is one of the most expensive purchases you encounter after a home or a vehicle. It's highly unlikely that you'll misplace an entire building or a car, but that tiny, precious ring might be a little nerve-wracking to keep track of.