Specie

The specie team at GAWS of London secures specialised coverage for high value, portable items including precious metals, diamonds and fine art that command intricate and considered solutions.

This unique area of expertise requires selective and flexible asset protection during transit, storage and on display. Our team implements a variety of products to accommodate the bespoke requirements of this diverse sector.

Valuables such as fine art, specie and jewellery require superior protection. 

With the frequent need for high limits and creative products our team tailor the solution to provide the specialist insurance coverage required. With minimal retentions clients can rest assured that their exposures are mitigated against and assets secure.

From large museums to small private collectors, we build solutions for a broad spectrum of clients across mining, production, sales and display, handling and transportation. Our expertise ensures that the intricacies of each client are aligned with placement of risk into this specialised marketplace.

Worldwide Coverage Options

Risk Appetite Aligned to Placement

Clear and Transparent Communication

Direct access to
Lloyd’s of London

Our systematic and comprehensive review of a client’s risk profile enables us to implement tailored specie insurance programmes that optimise risk transfer whilst delivering a cross-class thought process.

Thorough in execution, our lateral thinking affords solutions that are integrated and aligned across a client’s continuum of risks.

Tailored Coverage Solutions

  • Jewellers block including diamonds and jewellery
  • Fine art including paintings, sculptures and ceramics
  • General specie including precious metals, cash and securities
  • Fidelity perils
  • Natural perils
  • Mysterious disappearance and defective title
  • Losses whilst in transit or at secure facilities

We advocate on behalf of a broad spectrum of clients from a variety of sectors

Exhibitions

Bullion traders

Cash logistics

Banks

Wholesalers

Museums

Precious metals

Auction houses

Galleries

Manufacturing

Retailers

Cargo handlers

Integral to all solutions our claims team is aligned throughout

Key contact

Will Ripley

Divisional Director

✆  +44 20 3687 3930
✉  [email protected]