Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of Jeweler is JVP Jewelry?
JVP Jewelry is a full service personal jeweler, that means we can offer services any where from cleaning and polishing your jewelry and watch batteries to designing and manufacturing custom pieces.
How often should I have my Jewelry checked by a professional jeweler?
You should bring your jewelry to a professional jeweler approximately every 6 months. Everyday wear can cause your jewelry to not be as bright as it can be, and can cause your stones to loosen. To make sure that your jewelry always has life, bring it in and we will clean and polish your jewelry and will check all prongs on your stones to make sure they are secure. Clean, Polish and Inspections are $12.00. If Rhodium needs to be added back on to your White Gold Jewelry it is an additional $20.00
Can I clean my jewelry with toothpaste?
Absolutely NOT! Do not EVER clean your jewelry with toothpaste. Toothpaste if very abrasive and can scratch your metal and stones. Only use a mild soap and warm water to clean your jewelry between professional cleanings, a jewelry cleaning kit is also a great item to own!
Where can I find a Jewelry Cleaning Kit?
All Jewelers should sell Jewelry Cleaning Kits. JVP has cleaning kits that include, a non-abrasive cleaning solution, a cleaning brush and a polishing cloth for $18.00
Why do I need current appraisals for my jewelry?
Metal prices fluctuate daily. Your jewelry could be worth much more then what your last appraisal says. Get your appraisals done every 2 years to assure you are keeping up with metal prices.
I have homeowner's insurance. If I lose my jewelry, am I automatically covered?
You are not covered for loss or damage unless you have your jewelry appraised and scheduled separately. JVP will carefully document your jewelry piece-by-piece so you can have it properly scheduled. JVP jewelry is also able to connect you with Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company, as customers ourselves we can faithfully say the are great! Once we update your appraisal we can send it over to them as your preferred jeweler and you will receive a no obligation quote from them on the appraised items. This is a free service that Jewelers Mutual offers our clients.
Are you certified to do a insurance appraisal?
JVP Jewelry has been certified by the Gemological Institute of America in Insurance Replacement Appraisals in 1998. Rest assured that your appraisal will be done by a professional.
Do you sell Class Rings for my Senior?
As a Full Service Jeweler we are an authorized dealer for a wonder Class Ring company. We are able to provide rings for Junior High, High School, and College; as well as Career/Corporate Rings. Stop by to pick up information on our line.
I want to make a big purchase, do you offer financing?
Yes. We are partnered with Houston Highway Credit Union to help you with your financing needs. Applications are available here at JVP with most approvals within an hour and financing as low as 6.24% APR.