(Closed) Our jeweler is starting to really make me angry…

posted 3 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
Member
9520 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

The price pretty much is whatever he says it is… You need to get a quote you both agree on in writing. He does have the right to charge to take the other stone out. 

Post # 3
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573 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

jillbean1217:  is that $300 with the aqua stone or just the setting OR is it the setting AND the charge to swap the stones? i would just ask him to clairfy where the extra price costs are coming from as you were quoted one price a while ago and another on the phone. and regardless, get whatever price you both agree upon in writing – from the setting, to the resetting of the stone, to sizing the ring etc. make sure you get it in writing. 

Post # 4
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1367 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I would get it in writing! I hate when jewellers take advantage and tell you one price then the next day it’s a higher price. I hope you get the ring if your dreams and that it all works out for you! All the best and I’m looking forward to seeing your ring on your finger! 

Post # 5
Member
956 posts
Busy bee

I would ask for the quote in writing and ask them to mention what that price includes.

Post # 6
Member
736 posts
Busy bee

Honestly I’d just buy the ring with the aqua stone and take it to a trusted jeweler to reset

Post # 7
Member
736 posts
Busy bee

Make a necklace with the aqua and now you have a something blue

Post # 8
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10650 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

If the ring with the aqua I’d $235 I’d buy it as is and use the stone to make a pendant or rhr. Then find another jeweler to set the moissy. I don’t see why he’s jacking up the price either other than the fact he can. It’s definitely worth buying since it’s your dream ring. Either way it’s still a great deal.

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