(Closed) Custom ring porosity

posted 10 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
Member
1458 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

I have a friend who is a jewler, in fact he created my ring for me.  I know he’s been a bit busy lately but I have to contact him about making Mr S’s ring anyway, when I reach him I’ll ask him about it.

On a note, just as a consumer – I’d contact him right away and tell him what you found out. Try to discuss things with him in a decent manner. Explain whats going on, maybe try to get in writing the information you got from the second jeweler for proof. Maybe it woulnd’t hurt to get more then one other jeweler to contest to it in writing.

I’d call the BBB if he refuses to refund you or at least re-do your ring at his own cost. Maybe the police and file a report?? Well okay the second one may get you no where….

I’ll let you know if I find anything out. 

Post # 4
Member
1238 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

You may want to take your ring to a professional appriaser and get the flaws documented so that you have proof. If you live in the so cal area I can recommend someone for you.

Post # 6
Member
73 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 1993

for anything & everything diamond related – check out pricescope! i’m sure you’d find a wealth of info on there about porosity.

Post # 8
Member
2293 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2008

I am so sorry about your ring, and hope it works out for you to have it replaced.  I don’t really understand the problem from a technical standpoint, but I do have a good friend whose custom setting actually broke because of (apparently) porosity issues.  We came pretty close to ordering my ring from the same jeweler, but ended up liking the service better somewhere else.  So I gather it’s not a rare issue.

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