(Closed) Annoyed at clear gender bias at jewelry store…

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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5428 posts
Bee Keeper

The jewelry store I went to to get my wedding band treated me nicely. I bought it myself, (a family business, father, mother, sister, brother etc…), maybe that makes a difference? I don’t like the “chain” stores.

Post # 4
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2750 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Remember her name.  If you buy it, don’t do it through her.

Post # 5
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2207 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

i bought myself a right hand ring, and i went through the same thing! i found that when i went shopping with my mom, it helped a lot. probably because they thought she had the money to buy it, even though i was the one purchasing it for myself to celebrate an internship. 🙂

Post # 6
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5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Ugh, how annoying.

Post # 7
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2819 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Ugh, that sucks. : (

I would suggest straight-up telling her (to her face) that YOU will be paying the the ring, and that YOU deserve service.

Post # 8
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1855 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Hmm,

Did you catch her name? If so, when you go to pick up/purchase the ring WITH your bf, you could call ahead of time and specifically state that the sales clerk was rude, and you would like to request to be served by another staff member.

Don’t let snobby jewelers ruin your day!

Post # 10
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2086 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Yelp it!  The DC Yelp community is extremely active.  Post a review and see what happens.

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