You might need an appraisal for the following purposes:

  • Insurance
  • Settling an estate
  • Divorce
  • Validating a purchase

So, when it really counts, you don't want a legal challenge to the validity of the appraisal. That's why you need the best. Bixler's has been in business since 1785. Our master appraiser is Paul Lombardi.

Here's Paul's background:

Biographical Background and Qualifications

Paul Lombardi


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Temple University, M.Ed Science Ed


GIA Lab NYC- Diamond Grader 1981;

GIA Education, Asst Instructor-1981-82

Professional Qualifications:

Graduate Gemologist, GIA (Gemological Institute of America)

Certified Gemologist, AGS (American Gem Society)