(Closed) Would you send your own diamond(s) to an etsy seller to have them set?

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Would you ever send your diamond to an etsy seller?
    Yes : (4 votes)
    3 %
    No : (109 votes)
    81 %
    Maybe : (21 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    34 posts
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Personally I wouldn’t risk it if you don’t want to take the chance of your diamonds being switched out.  I mean they might not, especially since as you said, the size and quality of the diamonds you’ll be sending over aren’t very high, but there is still the possibility of the seller either switching out your diamonds with something that isn’t a real diamond, or changing it out with something of an even lower quality. 


    Post # 4
    133 posts
    Blushing bee

    I wouldn’t risk it and would pay for a jeweler to set it properly.

    Post # 5
    642 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    No.  Something like that needs to be done by a reputable jeweler.

    Post # 6
    9482 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I would rather my diamond be handled by a local, reputable jeweler. 

    Post # 7
    4948 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Could you buy the Etsy set and then have a local jeweler add the diamonds to the setting?

    Post # 8
    1925 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Definitely go to the local jeweler, even if it costs more!

    Post # 9
    11233 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @GFerg:  This is what I was going to say.

    Post # 10
    5001 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    No way. Have the Etsy seller send you the setting and then take it to a jeweler to have it put together. 

    Post # 11
    398 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    You might not get your diamond back, theres a new scam where you send it, and they give you a fake lookalike back. dont risk it 🙂

    Post # 12
    6355 posts
    Bee Keeper

    No but that’s because the monetary value of my diamond might well exceed their business’s annual profits. Too risky. In the case of melee, like yours, I probably would, in the case of a seller with a good reputation.

    Post # 13
    3170 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Not a chance, I don’t trust people.

    Post # 14
    112 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @GFerg:  I agree, I’m sure you could buy the Etsy band and ask a local jeweler to put your diamonds in.  I’d bet that you will still save money.

    Post # 15
    4803 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @GFerg:  This is what I was going to say too. If I’m leaving something valuable with someone, I want a real person and business building that I know the name and location of in case something goes wrong!

    Post # 16
    1830 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Hells to the NO! Go to a local jeweler to have your diamond set in the setting of your choice, it doesn’t matter where you bought the diamond or setting from, any local jeweler will do the work for you.

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