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Wedding Ring Originals

608 Fifth Ave., Ste. 509, New York, NY, 10022
at 49th St.
212-751-3940

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10
Service: 10
Selection: 10
"Highly Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

98% would go back.

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5-Star Ring and 5-Star Service

By noah.levy on 8/25/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I was referred to Mel by two family members and he made the stressful purchase of buying the perfect ring for my fiance, about as seamless and as painless, as it can get. Between the two visits to the store shopping for the right diamond ring, he spent upwards of 3+ hours with me, providing countless options and even took the time to educate me on the 4 C's of the diamond. The ring was completely custom made and the attention to detail he put into it, created an awesome ring. I would highly recommend Wedding Ring Originals for anyone purchasing an engagement ring or any jewelry.

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17 out of 34 people found this review helpful.

Great Service, Good Prices

By JFleming on 6/6/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I purchased my wedding band from Mel about six years ago. I purchased the ring online and when my ring arrived - I was very impressed with the quality and craftsmanship of the ring. I could not match the quality or price locally (Atlanta). Unfortunately, about a month ago, I lost my wedding band, so I contacted Mel to see if he could provide me a duplicate and sure enough - he not only delivered (yet again) on a high quality wedding band, but offered me an exceptional price. Mel is easy to work with and a true pleasure. I highly recommend you shop around and then see Mel. You will be happy that you did!

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64 out of 133 people found this review helpful.

The Perfect Experience!

By averyramin on 5/25/2016

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I was introduced to Mel through a colleague in London and the experience couldn't have been better. Mel is a wonderful consultative gentleman who helped me and my now fiance walk through the various options. We eventually went with a custom designed setting based off a design we liked from somewhere else, and Mel took it to the next level. We were able to design and end up with a far nicer piece than at a large retailer like Tiffany and the process couldn't have gone smoother. I highly rec Mel and Wedding Ring Originals for any of your needs and we will be going back to him for our wedding bands in several months. My fiance couldn't be happier. Thanks Mel!

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71 out of 142 people found this review helpful.

The Jewel of Midtown

By Derri27 on 9/29/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I'm so happy that a friend recommended Wedding Ring Originals and Mel to us for our wedding bands. The experience was completely different from what I expected. Mel was so patient with us and took the time to get to know us and our tastes while also teaching us a lot about rings and metals and the creative possibilities for our bands. As stressful as wedding planning can be, Mel made getting our wedding bands - one of the most important and long lasting parts of the wedding - one of the easiest parts. He worked so closely with us to find rings that complemented one another but fit our individual personalities and specific budget parameters. I am obsessed with my wedding band and I can't wait to go back to work with him for all of our future special occasions.

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52 out of 88 people found this review helpful.

Beautiful amethyst cuff links!

By Happymom2 on 7/8/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

thank you! The custom, handmade cuff links you created for me are just what I had in mind. In fact, they exceeded my expectations. This will be a gift for my son, and I know that he will love them. The process was delightful and couldn't have been easier for me. The finished product is a work of art. Thank you for helping me create a unique gift that I am sure will be treasured for many many years.

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33 out of 60 people found this review helpful.

Amazing experience, even better result!

By dcobb1141 on 6/29/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Working with Mel K made my process of purchasing an engagement ring an extremely enjoying and stress-free experiencE. Mel was always available and responded quickly and kindly to all of my questions and thoughts about the ring , no matter how many times I was changing my mind ! At the end of the day, he was able to guide me through the process so that the final product was exactly what I wanted and still fit into my budget. The final product is absolutely perfect and came out better than I could have imagined. The best part of working with Mel was the trust factor I had with him - I always knew he had my best interest in mind and was going to give me the highest quality product possible. I am already looking forward to working with Mel on our wedding bands !

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33 out of 62 people found this review helpful.

Stunning ring and an amazing experience. Highly recommended.

By tylerng0 on 6/24/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The wedding buying experience at Wedding Ring Originals was, in a word, perfect. Mel K., the owner, was unassuming, personable and erudite. We went for a custom ring and brought in some images of the style and design we wanted. Mel was able to reproduce every detail and modified elements that only an experienced and professional eye could reveal. When it came to picking the stone, Mel made sure that we understood diamond buying and the grading system, which I sincerely appreciated. This is a five star review without exaggeration. Wedding Ring Originals is a jewelry store that I trust and would recommend again and again. High quality craftsmanship and the best customer care.

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32 out of 66 people found this review helpful.

Highly Recommend!

By mvenezia on 4/10/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Mel is a pleasure to deal with. He takes the time to explain all the options and is an invaluable resource when purchasing a ring, or any piece of fine jewelry. He will guide you to the perfect item and help work within any budget. I highly recommend a visit to Mel at Wedding Ring Originals

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43 out of 85 people found this review helpful.

Wonderful store

By Conniele on 4/5/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Wonderful customer service from Mel...rings came on time and beautiful...do not hesitate to buy online with Mel

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40 out of 91 people found this review helpful.

Gorgeous jewelry at very fair cost and great servixe

By Nycgirl1 on 3/19/2015

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

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.

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35 out of 76 people found this review helpful.

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