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Fine art, jewellery, and precious metals: protecting the unique and irreplaceable requires specialist knowledge and expertise.

Significant market leverage... Can secure over US$1.1 billion in insurance cover through our dedicated facility

Fine Art, Jewellers' Block and Precious Metals

Whether fine art, jewellery, or precious metals, we understand how valuable these types of items can be – it's why effective insurance protection is so important. Marsh's Specie team is one of the leading brokers for these areas of insurance.  We provide you with specialist expertise and knowledge, whether you mine, create, sell, display, handle and/or transport valuables.

Our specie team has been operating for more than 30 years and is staffed by dedicated professionals handling global accounts. Marsh has one of the largest specie teams in the London market, with a client base that includes many of the top companies in each of the business sectors in which we operate.

Our in-house teams can help you to secure leading policy coverage terms. In addition, our dedicated claims team can provide you with a high-quality and efficient service to meet any claims challenge that you may experience.

The result of working with the Marsh's Specie team: the knowledge and expertise to help you create, administer, and manage solutions that are tailored to your individual needs.

Fine Art

We provide tailored policies for every genre of art and collectible, whether in transit or on premises, including; paintings, sculptures, antiques, furniture, antiquarian books, manuscripts, glass, ceramics, props and memorabilia, classic films and audios, textiles, jewellery, classic cars, natural history collections, libraries, coins,  and stamps. No matter how varied and eclectic your collection portfolio, we problem solve with you to provide the very best insurance solutions available.

We work with a huge variety of clients from around the world including; museums, galleries, auction houses, art dealers, universities, libraries, classic car collections, wine estates, film producers, financial institutions, and many more corporate and private collections.

Jewellers’ Block

From the mine to the mall, this insurance product covers all transactions in diamonds, precious stones, and jewellery, whether held on premises or in safe deposit vaults. We negotiate cover for travel and personal conveyance with goods in or out of town, for exhibitions and trade fairs, and for goods on consignment or memo to other traders, brokers, or manufacturers. 

Marsh's Specie team is also one of the leading brokers of cutting, laser cutting, and polishing risks.

Our client base includes diamond dealers, retailers and manufacturers, any other companies in the diamond and jewellery trade, and luxury brands.

Metals and Mining

Our specialist metals and mining insurance product offers peace of mind to a number of high-profile metals and mining companies. Our metals insurance solution offers security to organisations which may not ordinarily have had access to specialised metals coverage.

This insurance insures any precious or base metal, while in transit or in store worldwide, plus related plant, machinery, and equipment.

This insurance will be of interest to financial institutions, metals and mining companies, traders, refineries, transporters, and storage companies.