(Closed) UPDATE: FH Was Faked Out – Platinum is actually Sterling Silver

posted 6 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@dragonlover:  Take the shady jeweler to court, report him to the BBB, and post reviews wherever you can.  If you have any friends that are attorneys see if they will write a letter to the jeweler.  Contact local TV stations and newspapers to see if they have any consumer reporters that will do a story on you.  If he provided an appraisal, file a complaint with the licensing bureau. 

The aunt telling him to “let it go” makes me wonder if she was somehow in on the whole scam…  She should be mortified for recommending this person, and she should be trying to make it right for you even if that means buying you a new ring.

BUT it is great that you won free rings!  Congrats!

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Report to the Better Business Bureau!!

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

What does the paperwork say?!? I can’t believe he can’t get his money back! Can you complain to the BBB?

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

What a saga, the whole thing is just horrid. Good on you for keeping your cool.

Post # 7
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Downtown 202

Instead of tossing the ring, anyway you can get it melted down and altered into some other piece of jewelry? You can always use the diamond for something else, no reason to literally throw away that money Fiance spent!

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@dragonlover:  did you get an appraisal with it stating that it was supposed to be platinum?  a receipt with “platinum and diamond” ring?  that’ all the evidence you will need to prove that it was sold as platinum not sterling silver with platinum plating.

i wouldn’t let this go.  his aunt is not offering good advise.  i would do everything i could to get the money back or at least the variance of what it’s worth vs what you paid for it.

Post # 9
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@dragonlover:  do you have a pic of this ring?  i’d love to see it if possible.

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

@reebee:  +1

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

WOW – that’s terrible!! He shouldn’t be allowed to get away with this.

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Wow, what a story! So glad that it’s being resolved for you.

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I would definately take the jeweler to court if he really was being dishonest and if your Fiance over paid for the ring for what it really is.  Sorry this is happening to you guys.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

You definitely need to take this higher! BBB and court.

I can’t believe the aunt wants you to just let it go. Too bad if it’s awkward for her, you’re talking about a lot of money!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I wouldn’t let it go. If you don’t let everyone know Mr Wickham is a cad he might run off with someone elses daughter! (pride and predjudice reference to warning others about shady dealings)

Post # 16
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Don’t let it go, and don’t toss your ring!  Keep it as evidence (plus, you don’t want to be a litterbug, do you?).  Definitely report it to the BBB, and post reviews EVERYWHERE.  This guy shouldn’t be allowed to screw more people over.

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