- Jan 13, 2010
ilovegemstones|1443013243|3930810 said:Thanks Lisa and Pink! The sapphire is not actually in the setting yet - Friday!!!
ilovegemstones|1443140125|3931479 said:Yes Picante, I am definitely taking this to a jeweler tomorrow to fix.There is no way I could look at those prongs for a week! The question is whether retipping will be necessary or not.
ilovegemstones|1443196963|3931717 said:They are going to rebuild the prongs. I talked to the metalsmith himself who is actually a metalurgist who loves gemstones. I made a mistake in not waiting for my usual jeweler who was going on vacation. I hope it will be ok and the metalurgist/jeweller knows I am very concerned and assured me it would be done right. I called my regular jeweler and he actually yelled at me and told me not to bring in other people's messes to fix. He is right but the way it was delivered was not nice and was hurtful. Of course he prefaced it by saying I was a very nice person but...!