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608 Fifth Ave., Ste. 509, New York, NY, 10022
at 49th St.
Talk to Mel first!
By bcsullivan9130 on 10/3/2012
Highly recommended. Mel is a total professional and shows his passion and commitment to the customer with every step in the buying experience. No pressure, no up-selling, no deception. We needed two rings within a few days and even though we had no appointment and were looking at mid-range jewelry (no rocks, just fine metals), he spent his time and effort as though we were long time customers purchasing the high end, and delivered the rings spot on time as promised. If you are looking for quality, selection and excellent customer service at a fair price, look no further then Mel and Wedding Ring Originals.
By jdprofile_1 on 4/25/2012
Mel has my highest recommendation. He is the most professional and honorable jeweler I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He made my wife's engagement ring, as well as both of our wedding bands. I have also ordered several custom pieces which were all exquisitely hand crafted. In addition, I have referred several others including my brother who also ordered his engagement ring through Mel. The fact that he manufactures his pieces on site is a huge bonus. Save time by going to Mel first for all your jewelry needs!
Excellent product and service.
By Charmed3050 on 4/4/2012
After my husband proposed, my engagement ring (from a different NYC jeweler) broke...twice! I asked for my money back and walked right into Wedding Ring Originals where Mel took care of us. Friends of ours had a good experience with WRO so we were going off of their recommendation. I explained my lifestyle and which settings would not be ideal. He helped us create the engagement ring of my dreams. A ring that would fit into my everyday life. When it was time to choose our wedding bands we knew we had to go to WRO. There are 2 things I have never regretted...my choice in husbands and wedding bands! After 7 years I still look at rings more in love with them than ever. Their free cleanings and settings check up let me know I'm a customer who's cared for. They know their business and product and are excellent craftsmen!
Fantastic experience; PERFECT ring!
By MayberryAfterMidnight on 4/4/2012
My fiance and I did A LOT of research online for my engagement ring before ever setting foot in a jewelry store. Interestingly enough, Wedding Ring Originals was the first and only place we went. Mel (the owner) was fantastic - he spent more than 2 hours that first day discussing all of our options and what would be the best fit for us. He was patient (neither of us knows anything about diamonds or rings) and incredibly helpful. He was also completely honest with us - what we could get for our price range and what was worth splurging on. When we came back the next day to discuss concerns, he was equally as patient. Having worked in the business for more than 40 years, he definitely knows his stuff. When I told him what I wanted - and didn't want! - in an engagement ring, he completely understood. The ring did take a bit longer than expected to come in (he had originally said he needed at least 4 weeks, but it ended up being 6 weeks), but the ring was worth the wait. It came back EXACTLY how we had described and the quality is amazing. They have a tremendous selection (but probably more on their website than in the actual store) and their website is very user-friendly (believe me, after looking over nearly 50 other sites, it was a nice change). I cannot recommend Wedding Ring Originals and Mel enough.
Wonderful Rings. Wonderful Service.
By letitiaschuman on 12/23/2011
After viewing rings online, we worked with Mel via telephone. He produced absolutely beautiful rings that were exactly what we had imagined. He and my husband custom designed one ring. He modified the width of another and he created an engagement ring that completely captured my personality. He even taught us about diamonds and helped us select one that met both our requirements and budget. The rings arrived safely and on-time and we were even able to handle a small repair via mail. I really think this was the perfect shopping experience. It's the way making a major purchase should be.
Brillant Service and Product
By wayneacris on 9/28/2011
I am getting married soon. On browsing the net I came about the website. I viewed the products I was interested in and I called Mel. I proceeded to puchase the wedding rings over the phone and took his professional advise. His service and response was fantastic and the rings arrived on time on the date that he specified they would be ready. He was very helpful and quality of the rings produced are brillant. A pleasure to do business with him. It good to know that there are still good customer services left. Well done Mel!!!
THE BEST RINGS, BEST SHOPPING EXPERIENCE EVER
By tannd7 on 8/21/2011
I looked for a wedding band for more than 3 months, I tried every single wedding band in NYC and nothing seem to look that special to me, or to match my vintage engagement ring. Not to mentioned that I tried every single well known jewelry store in Manhattan and New Jersey. Finally I found Wedding Ring Originals. Diana is the name of the lovely Lady that helped me out, she was so patience with me, she showed me all the rings, she let me tried them over and over, she didn't pushed me in any direction but kindly showed me every thing that cached my eye. The selection they have is large and very unique. When I finally made up my mind about my wedding band, she rushed my order and I got my ring in about 2 weeks, instead of the 6 regular weeks that any other store will make me wait. I am definitely going to recommend people to buy their rings from them, is one of the best shopping experiences I ever had. Tania D.
love, love, love this place
By constablemeow on 8/20/2011
mel made me the most beautiful wedding band i have ever seen! he's just a wonderful person to work with and i would highly recommend this place to anyone.
By marishka313 on 7/18/2011
I live in Dubai and looking for a wedding ring for 2 months, but could not find anything suitable here. Then I decided to find it online because I wanted something special. As soon as I saw the ring Mel - just realized - I'll find something here that I need. And next day I was ready to order. Mel was very gracious and agreed to send the ring by courier. Today, I got it and I can say that this ring - the best I've ever seen! It is amazing! Thanks again Mel for the help and great service!
Great Experience with Mel
By markellis on 6/28/2011
My fiance and I had been looking for wedding rings for a few weeks, but we had not found anything that we loved. After looking for options via an internet search, we came across reviews for Mel. We decided to visit his offices as soon as we saw the extensive amount of positive responses people talked about in these reviews. There are few different reasons that we enjoyed working with Mel. The first is that he is very patient. He must have shown my wife 20 different options. It is important to note that many of these rings are very unique. Because they make custom rings at Melâ€™s studio, there are rings that you will not have seen anywhere else. The second reason is that when it came to choosing the best ring for my wife, Mel gave his input. Instead of telling us we should purchase the most expensive option, he suggested we choose the most appropriate for my wife. You will find that most jewelers you work with are going to push the more expensive ring. Mel never does that. The last reason we enjoyed working with Mel is because he is a kind and knowledgeable man who honestly seems to love helping couples find the perfect rings. I will be telling people in the future to visit Mel if they need jewelry, and that is the best compliment you can give any business-owner. Oh, and he did do a great job helping me find the best wedding band as wellâ€¦ but this is about our wives gentlemen, not us ;)
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