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Repairs & Appraisals


Mia Gemma offers a wide range of jewelry repair services in the Washington DC area, as well as Maryland and Virginia. We service fine jewelry in gold, silver, palladium and platinum. Our jeweler, Paul Brackna, is a jewelry artist with over 20 years of experience. He is available for repairs as well as custom work.

Our services include: Chain soldering and clasp replacement; bracelet repair; pearl restringing, ring sizing, prong re-tipping, and shank repair; stone setting, securing, and replacement.

We do not repair watches.

We do not work on costume jewelry.

Prices are determined on a case-by-case basis. Please call or stop in with further questions.


On-site fine jewelry appraisals are performed by GIA certified Graduate Gemologist Kenneth R. Insley. Mr. Insley is an independent appraiser with 35 years of experience. Clients receive two copies of the appraisal document which includes a photograph of the item, a detailed description, and the replacement value. We recommend that clients inquire with their insurance company for any other specific requirements they may have. The process takes about an hour, depending on the number of items being appraised. Clients are welcome to stay in the gallery and watch or drop their item off to us beforehand.

Jewelry appraisals in our DC location are offered by appointment only. Please call to inquire about pricing, (202)-393-GEMS (4367), schedule an appointment online, or use the form below.