1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 13-B: Appraisers of Jewelry, Works of Art, Watches and Objects Made From or Containing Precious Stones or Metals


Section 239 Definitions

General Business (GBS)

As used in this article the term:

  1. "Appraiser" shall mean any person or persons, firm, partnership, corporation or association or any officer, director, employee or agent thereof who purports to ascertain and state the true value of property.

  2. "Property" shall mean jewelry, watches, and objects made from or containing precious stones or metals. "Precious stones" shall be limited to diamonds, alexandrite, cymophane, ruby, sapphire, opal, amethyst, smoky quartz, citrine, rose quartz, spinel, malachite, turquoise, emerald, aquamarine, morganite, garnet, lapis lazuli, jadeite, kunzite, topaz, tourmaline, zircon, amber, jet, pearl, coral, tanzanite. "Precious metals" shall be limited to gold, silver, platinum, iridium, ruthenium, osmium, or any alloys of any one or more of said metals.