Gotay is a graduate gemologist (GIA) and certified gemologist (AGS). He provides a range of appraisal services.

  • Insurance Appraisals
  • Estate Appraisals
  • Damage Report Appraisals
  • Estimate to Replace Appraisals
  • Qualitative Reports

To discuss your specific appraisal needs and to obtain pricing information, contact Gotay's Gallery. 


Custom-designing begins with a collaborative process where your jewelry dreams are combined with the expert skills of an experienced craftsman. Whether creating something new or refurbishing a family heirloom, your interests, fashion preferences, and life style are factors that influence the design process. Custom-designing offers an opportunity to personalize your jewelry through the selection of metals, gemstones, and design elements. Whatever your needs, the custom design process begins and ends with you!


Gotay's Gallery of Custom Jewelry Design is a locally owned business managed and operated by master jeweler, Nelson Gotay. Nelson is a graduate gemologist and certified appraiser. The repair shop and design studio are located onsite, so all work is completed in-house. Nelson has designed and handcrafted jewelry for more than 50 years. That's a lot of practice, and it shows!

Services include:

  • ​repairs
  • ​custom-designed, personalized jewelry
  • engraving (jewelry, knives, guns)
  • refurbishing/redesigning
  • appraisals
  • and more. If you can dream it, he can make it!


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custom design

Gotay's offers repair work for jobs big and small. 

  • ring sizing
  • prong repairs
  • stone replacements
  • cleaning and polishing
  • ​engraving
  • pearl stringing
  • chain repairs
  • watch battery replacement

Gotay's Gallery