The Best Jewelry & Watch Repair in New York - For Resizing Rings

For Resizing Rings

When publicist Shannon Comstock got engaged in 2017 and needed to resize her fiancé’s grandmother’s silver wedding band, she scoured online reviews and found Greenwich St. Jewelers was particularly well known for the service. She went to the family-run Tribeca shop and was immediately struck by the Art Deco interiors, velvet stools, and warm lighting. “It’s an elevated experience versus just walking into a chop shop,” she says. The band was inscribed with her grandparents-in-law’s initials and wedding date, and on top of the resizing, Comstock had the same details engraved for herself and her fiancé. “I was afraid it’d get damaged,” she says, “but they somehow packed everything in.” Vintage reseller Elias Marte adds that the shop has a special knack for resizing while preserving the structural integrity of ring designs, which he learned after having a gold ring with channel-set emeralds, rubies, and sapphires serviced — a difficult job, as taking the size down means the stones could fall out. “They’re so meticulous,” Marte says, “and in two weeks it fit perfectly.”

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