As a surveyor of fine jewelry for over 40 years, Carreras Limited is committed to providing honest, creative and unparalleled service to our customers. Carreras Limited is proud to carry on the vision instilled by our founder, Bill Carreras.Carreras Jewelers provides the finest in gems and jewelry and by personally educates their customers about diamonds and all jewelry, thus giving them the opportunity to make fair and informed decisions.At Carreras Limited, our core values guide the way we work and the relationships we build. Integrity:We promote and nurture relationships that are built upon trust and consistency with our customers and within the American Gem Society. Also focusing on our Engagement Rings.Excellence: We respond to challenges by maximizing our unique education and talents.Accountability:We possess this by owning our commitments and actions. Creativity and Innovation:We are always providing and implementing distinct products and services through our `out of the box thinking approach and solutions.Education:We commit to our customers by providing them with highly-educated salespeople and certified graduate gemologists.. Appraisals:Our certified gemologist appraiser and graduate gemologist,Tami Toms,received her certifications from the American Gem Society and Gemological Institute of America. Our American Gem Society accredited lab allows us to provide our customers with detailed and accurate appraisals for insurance purposes. Jewelry appraisals should be updated every 3 to 5 years. With an updated appraisal,our certified gemologist will give you and your insurance company peace of mind. Custom Designs on:As the 1999 winner of Virginia Jewelers Association Jewelry Design Award,Rejena Carreras creates one-of-a-kind designs for our customers. From loose stones to jewelry hardly worn,Rejena works with our customers to create unique jewelry that will be worn for many years to come. The options are limitless! Estate Jewelry Buying:Our certified gemologist appraiser and graduate gemologist,Mark Palmgren,manages our estate jewelry buying division. His expertise is limitless and he assists our customers with great ideas on ways to use old or unwanted jewelry. Mark works with our customers on any gold,platinum and silver they may wish to sell. He also works with our customers on trade-ins by providing them a new and fashionable piece of jewelry from Carreras Limited. Insurance Replacements:Our insurance replacement division works with local and national insurance companies on jewelry claims.