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Astro Gallery of Gems

417 Fifth Ave., New York, NY, 10016
nr. 37th St.

Don't let them touch your jewelry!

By elizabeths on 7/27/2010

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Service: 1
  • Selection: 8
  • No, I would not go back!

The store does have a large variety of gems, except the one I was looking for (gold in quartz). I bought an overpriced stone (I checked the price with two other jewelers), and asked to have the stone cut and set in my grandmother's Art Deco ring. They did a horrible job, ruining my ring (portions were broken, glue everywhere, the stone was chipped and asymmetrical). It was a joke; I could not believe they'd let it out of their store where other people could see the poor work they did. I wish I could post a picture. They offered me my money back in merchandise. Please, take your jewelry elsewhere for a setting. I wish I did.

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