WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Valentine's Day, couples often demonstrate their love with everything from heart-shaped chocolate to expensive jewelry. As the prices of platinum, gold and other precious metals continue to rise, and with jewelry being one of the top items thieves target, there is more need than ever to protect, and insure your precious valuables. With this in mind, The Hanover Insurance Group is offering strategies for protecting your jewelry and getting proper insurance in case of loss, damage or theft.
"While standard homeowners' insurance policies typically include coverage for personal items such as jewelry and other valuables, there is often a limit of $1,000 to $2,000 for the theft of these personal possessions," said Mark Desrochers, president, personal lines insurance at The Hanover. "It is important, for example, for consumers who have received an engagement ring or a new piece of jewelry to check with their independent insurance agent to talk about how they can protect these precious items."
To help keep your jewelry safe and properly covered, The Hanover recommends following these seven strategies:
While there is no way to insure the sentimental value of jewelry, having it properly insured will provide financial protection in the event it is lost or stolen. For more information to help you keep your precious possessions safe, please contact your independent insurance agent or visit www.hanoverlosscontrol.com.
ABOUT THE HANOVER
Founded in 1852, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) is proud to be celebrating 160 years of delivering on its promises to its agent and broker partners, and their customers. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, Mass., is the holding company for a group of insurers that includes The Hanover Insurance Company, Worcester, Mass., Citizens Insurance Company of America, Howell, Mich., Chaucer Holdings plc, London, and their affiliates. The Hanover offers a wide range of property and casualty products and services to businesses, individuals, and families through a select group of agents and brokers. The company is ranked among the top 25 property and casualty insurers in the United States. Through Chaucer, the company also underwrites business at Lloyd's of London in several major insurance and reinsurance classes, including property, marine and aviation, energy, U.K. motor and casualty. For more information, please visit www.Hanover.com.
SOURCE The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc.
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