Resetting a ring is cheaper than buying a new one, but the price will vary depending on what you want done. It could be as high as $4,000 or $5,000.
Can I reset my diamond ring?
If you want to change the setting of your ring, you can either take your diamond or center stone and place it in a new setting from a jeweler’s showcase, or you can personalize the setting to your liking. The second option is to make a hole in your ring.
Is it hard to reset a diamond?
It can be difficult for a jeweler to unset a stone. You have to take into account the complete loss of value for the piece you are taking apart. It may force the jeweler to fit a diamond into a setting that isn’t really suited for it.
How common is it for jewelers to switch diamonds?
It is happening, even though it’s very rare. The five tips we wrote about are for avoiding diamond-switching jewelers.
Can I put my diamond in a new setting?
Why do you want to? You can add more stones, such as a 3-stone ring or a halo setting, if you want to upgrade the main stone. A lot of people upgrade their engagement rings this way.
How much does a new ring setting cost?
The cost to set a custom ring can be as high as $1500. The cost varies depending on design complexity, type, size and number of accent stones used, as well as anything a jeweler will factor into the budget.
How long does it take for a diamond to be put into a setting?
A good time for fully custom is three months. If you are trying to find a less-common/ more-rare gemstone, or using a variety of sizes of family stones, some can be done quicker.
How long does it take to replace diamond?
A diamond in a ring can take up to six weeks to be replaced. Cut, size, quality, color, availability, and whether the new diamond has to match side or accent stones are some of the factors that add time and cost to the search.
How much does it cost to reset a diamond pendant?
The answer was between $100 and $500. The setting labor costs are for when a diamond is reset. The shape and size of your diamond are the most important factors.