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Precious Stone Insurance

At Assetsure we can provide insurance for your precious stones including: Diamonds, Rubies, Pearls and Emeralds. Usually we cover precious stones if they are affixed in to jewellery, however we will consider insurance from persons with adequate security that have a collection of stones for Investment purposes. Outside of the above, if you are a collector of semi-precious stones or gemstones, rocks, minerals or even fossils, we should be able to assist you with insurance for your collection.

Our Assetsure Collectables Insurance Policy is securely underwritten at Lloyd’s of London and provides a wide range of valuable covers that are not normally available under a home insurance policy. Often a home insurance policy will have limits on the value of a collection in proportion to the remainder of the contents insured, if your collections falls outside these limits, we will be able to assist you with a separate policy.
Some of the features of our policy are as follows;

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Extensive Cover icon-thin-chevron-down

Our policy provides all-risks cover as standard. This means events such as loss or damage are covered with fewer exclusions and warranties.

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Worldwide Cover icon-thin-chevron-down

You are covered anywhere in the world for trips up to 60 days.

Single Pieces or Collections icon-thin-chevron-down

We can insure single items of jewellery such as rings, earrings & pendants or whole collections. For smaller items you can insure on an "Unspecified basis"

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Protect your no claims bonus icon-thin-chevron-down

This is a "stand-alone" policy, any claim will not affect any no claims bonus you may have under your home insurance

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First class claims service icon-thin-chevron-down

We settle claims "in house" and in the event of a loss we'll work with you and our industry contacts to settle your claim as quickly as possible. Most policies are excess free

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Insured at Lloyd's of London icon-thin-chevron-down

This policy is underwritten at Lloyd's of London, the worlds oldest continuous insurance market.

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Your Questions Answered

How much should I insure my jewellery for? icon-thin-chevron-down

You should insure the item(s) for the full replacement value as new in the UK.

Are there any Age restrictions? icon-thin-chevron-down

The Assetsure Insurance policy is available to persons over the age of 21

When will I receive my policy? icon-thin-chevron-down

Your policy will be delivered instantly by e-mail. Cover will start from the date you request

How long does it take to arrange insurance? icon-thin-chevron-down

In most cases, we can provide cover the same day that you request it, simply use our calculator and you can buy the insurance online immediately. In cases where we cannot quote online, we endeavour to provide you with a quotation within 24 hours during the week.

Is there any excess to pay following a claim? icon-thin-chevron-down

The policy has no excess to pay following a claim

If I lose a stone will I be covered? icon-thin-chevron-down

Sometimes a stone drops out of a ring and cannot be located, this will be covered by the policy

How will you settle my claim? icon-thin-chevron-down

The most we will pay in total for each incident of Loss is the Amount insured which you choose when you take your policy out. Please make sure this to sufficient replace your item at UK retail prices.

How do I prove what my item is worth if I need to make a claim? icon-thin-chevron-down

In the event of any claim being made for Loss of or Damage to any insured item, the onus of proving the existence, ownership and value of the item shall be upon you to prove. We accept the following items as proof of existence and Ownership;

For Items less than 5 years old
A personalised and dated purchase receipt or bill of sale detailing the insured item.
A debit or credit card or bank statement detailing the amount paid.
If a private sale, dated correspondence relating to the sale such as a letter or e-mail identifying the seller of the item.

For Items more than 5 years old
Any of the above items.
Photographic or other dated documentary evidence such as a personalised valuation or service receipt.
A valuation with full description of the item from a United Kingdom based Jeweller or Valuer stating their contact details and business credentials.

Who will I be insured by? icon-thin-chevron-down

The Assetsure Insurance policy is underwritten at Lloyd’s of London