608 Fifth Ave., Ste. 509, New York, NY, 10022
at 49th St.
By Nycgirl1 on 3/19/2015
We had both our wedding rings, as well as my engagement ring created by Mel as the recommendation of a friend who used him. We loved working with him, and the final product! My rings are perfect. I had an idea of what style ring I wanted and he created exactly what I described. I love how he cleans them free anytime in the machine anytime I pop in. The shop is located near the diamond district but is not anything similar at the diamond row. He is a legitamite business, NOT the diamond district type! Very fair. We actually are friendly with a jewelry appraiser and when we had the rings appraised for good measure, we were happy that the price was spot on. Mel is great. Highly recommend him.
By MikeT121614 on 12/16/2014
I went to Mel at Wedding Ring Originals for an engagement ring after searching custom engagement rings online and coming across his reviews. He could not have been more helpful throughout the entire process. He educated me on every aspect of the jewelry making process for this specific piece. Eventually I had to bring my fiance in because I could not decide on the particulars of the ring. He then worked with both of us to create the ring from scratch and guided us on every single detail of the ring. When I told him what I wanted to spend, he never went beyond that amount and also never compromised on the quality of the ring. Even after my fiance changed her mind on what she wanted a day after leaving his shop, he gladly re-worked the entire ring computer-aided design and created a beautiful engagement ring. We really could not have asked for a better experience. We had our wedding bands made by Mel, and again, we had an outstanding experience with him.
By Coralies on 10/12/2014
My fiancé and I had very specific ideas about our wedding rings. After months of shopping around, my fiancé finally contacted Mel. Mel kindly answered numerous questions, offered helpful advice and was able to make our dream rings. He also had them shipped across the country within the time my fiancé was in the country to make sure we had a chance to try our rings on. We did have to bring one ring back for resizing, which Mel did then and there. His staff was also very helpful and friendly and we definitely plan on returning for future purchase.
By RachelandPeter on 8/27/2014
My husband and I are very happy with our new 20 year anniversary bands. Mel took the time to show us different designs and possibilities, anything was possible. We never felt rushed or pressured. We had Mel's full attention the whole morning. Since we are not living in NYC he made sure the rings were both done by the time we left. Amazing. I highly recommend this shop, I will go back for any future jewelry needs.
By ifvolk on 2/21/2014
Mel is fantastic! My husband lost his 24 karat gold wedding band after 35 years of marriage and we couldn’t find anyone that could replace it. I found Mel online. He is easy to talk to, very professional, has an amazing understanding of jewelry, explains everything, and delivers exactly what you are expecting. I was a little nervous with the thought of a distance online purchase but with pictures, measurements etc. Mel took care of everything and we are 100% satisfied. Mel made the identical ring for my husband. He is straight forward and easy to understand. The price was also reasonable. Don’t hesitate if you are unsure. They deliver !
By bojonjake on 12/17/2013
We traveled to NY from Colorado after being unable to find anything unique online and in the state of Colorado. Mel helped us to create the perfect rings. We saved tons of money and the rings we got are impeccable. With the same budget we had while looking for rings in Colorado we were not only able to get bigger and better rings/stones but also cover the cost of our trip to NY. No high pressure sales or tricks. We had a lot of fun and will be back. We highly recommend Wedding Ring Originals and Mel to anyone.
By shel6361 on 10/11/2013
Mel is agenius! I brought him an old diamond ring that I no longer wore and he created for me the most beautiful earings. Love the idea that I am the only one who will be wearing the original design he made for me. His work is outstanding and he is a pleasure to work with.
By lovemdr on 9/25/2013
Mel was so helpful in getting our ring custom ordered. I went all over looking for the right motorcycle tread design. Found the perfect tread design on weddingrings.com, but was worried about ordering online (as I am in Oregon). Was able to keep the tread design, but customed it exactly as I wanted (changed the metal, and the finish). The ring arrived yesterday and it's beautiful! It's PERFECT! Exactly what I wanted to show off my fiance's personality. LOVE LOVE LOVE! Would go back to Mel in a heart beat! He kept me in the loop everystep of the way!
By Cookie233 on 9/21/2013
Mel did a great job on my new wedding diamond band that had a black undertone. Everyone loves my new classic band and I have sent them to Mel. They truly have the best quality diamonds and extremely customer focused. I highly recommend them. Price is also fair and I trust them. Connie
By katezharvey on 8/5/2013
I've been married for a year and a half and have loved wearing my gorgeous custom-made diamond wedding band every single minute. Mel and his team did a beautiful job with my ring and it's exactly what we had envisioned. Thank you!!!