(Closed) Check your diamonds after you send in your rings!

posted 10 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

What exactly did she say to them when she noticed? I haven’t ever heard of this before, but I would be afraid that they would deny a different stone being put into the ring

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Wow, that’s ridiculous… but I guess it makes sense to get the ring independently re-appraised if the stone is replaced. Details about her interaction with the store?

Fortunately, I know exactly where the inclusion is in my stone (its not a VS). It’s not really noticeable, but with some looking I can find it, it’s like a fingerprint (one unexpected advantage of not spending the big bucks we didn’t have for an “eye clean” diamond).

Post # 5
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Busy Beekeeper

Is the diamond certified or laser inscribed? I have never heard of this happening IRL, I thought it was some horrible jewelry urband legend!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Wow!  I have no idea how I would even know if mine was different!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@KatyElle: Based on how I’m reading it, she knew she was getting it replaced- her previous stone was chipped. 

So, basically, she had to get a new stone, and they gave her one of a lesser quality when they replaced it. 

 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@KatyElle: Based on how I’m reading it, she knew she was getting it replaced- her previous stone was chipped. 

So, basically, she had to get a new stone, and they gave her one of a lesser quality when they replaced it. 

 

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Wow its great that she noticed!!

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

That is great that she noticed! I am reading it as she had to have the stone replaced too.

If your stone is certified then it is laser inscribed so you shouldn’t have to worry if you are having it checked, cleaned, dipped, etc, because you will know your stone by the inscription.

Post # 10
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Busy Beekeeper

@tinylittlebird: Oh, because you can have chips buffed out, I didn’t think the jewelers would just switch it out automatically like that.

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

I thought the only way to “fix” a chipped diamond was to get it recut? which will make it smaller.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

WOW. I wonder what store did that..

 

Glad she was able to sort that matter out.

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Glad she noticed!

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