Wedding ring jeweler in Chicago
August 2, 2011 3:50 PM   Subscribe

I am ready to pop the question and am looking for places in Chicago to buy a wedding ring. Has anyone had success with a jeweler buying a wedding ring that they recommend? I want to customize the design a bit.
posted by bucksox to Shopping (7 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I had a good experience with Ethan Lord Jewelers.
posted by TrarNoir at 4:53 PM on August 2, 2011

When I was looking for an engagement ring, I was impressed by dimend SCASSI (their capitalization, not mine). They seem to specialize in custom designs.

I eventually bought the ring at Malnekoff and Sons Jewelers. They were very patient and attentive during the dozen or so times I visited them. They're a little more old school (they have to buzz you in!), but that's the kind of ring my now wife wanted. My wife comes from a family of jewelers (yeah, a little pressure) and they approved of the ring.
posted by photovox at 6:16 PM on August 2, 2011

Chris Timberlake did a good job building a custom engagement ring that took into account tastes, ethics, and budget even.
posted by ignignokt at 8:09 PM on August 2, 2011

Christopher Duquet in Evanston is simply amazing.
posted by onepot at 9:25 PM on August 2, 2011

Seconding dimend SCASSI, they had some gorgeous pieces and were well willing to work within my budget, but I happened to luck out and was given an heirloom piece by my grandmother before I put money down. Still, if I had to do it again, that's where I'd go.
posted by Oktober at 10:33 PM on August 2, 2011

Seconding Christopher Duquet. He also has a Facebook Page.
posted by Short Attention Sp at 12:45 AM on August 3, 2011

Thirding Chris Duquet. He and his associate (I think her name was Villi) were wonderful to work with, and Mrs. zooropa loves her ring.
posted by zooropa at 4:15 AM on August 3, 2011

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