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Best of New York Services 2004

Best Jewelry Repair

  • Royal Jewel Setting Company

    32 West 48th Street; 212-997-1571

    After 25 years in the business, owner John Givelekian boasts, “If I can’t fix it, it can’t be fixed,” and clients like Myrna Felder (who, as wife and law partner of Raoul, knows her baubles) agree. Services run from simple stone cleaning (which starts at all of $5) and retipping a worn prong to more elaborate work like resoldering a necklace’s broken-off bail.

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