How Can You
present a piece of jewlerly for 10-15 minutes, and not happen to mention that it’s glass filled?
I mean, I’m just asking….
Read the reviews, it’s very disappointing when people find it out.
Are there any real natural rubies for sale on HSN or are they all processed man made shinny rocks?
I have vintage jewelry that our jewler said you could not find today. It is real, and has not been touched or enhanced. I have rubies, you can not find rubies like these anymore. They were originally from Burma, along with other precious stones. However, I don’t mind wearing glass filled jewelry if I am told that it is, and I will not pay high prices for an enhanced piece of jewelry or glass filled. Real stones cost a lot of money and many are rarer to find. Yellow diamonds which were very popular in the 90’s are becoming rarer because the two mines that provided 50% of the worlds yellow diamonds in Australia are suspended or closed. I use to live in Australia, and they provided pink and yellow diamonds for the market. .
The vendors and the host should be upfront with the buyer. They should mention what the stone truly is, and I am sure people can make their own judgement and decision whether to purchase it or not.
I love costume jewelry and have lots, but I know what I am buying and don’t expect it to be around for ever.
I am a simple Girl, my horse, my boots, a little dirt daily and of course my blue jeans.
If you are not happy with your order you should be able to return it right?
I would call c/s before ordering.
When shopping online its best to get the whole facts on items being sold:)
Likewise people who do not have a computer they don’t know what they are buying when whomever is selling them doesn’t be honest and open about their products:)
I believe and always will believe honesty is the best policy:)
Just stuck to the buyer you can just that is my own personal opinion:)
Good luck everyone:)
Peace and love:)
I have stopped buying unless I am near my computer and can check online. If it doesn’t say one way or another I don’t buy!
Hi Dolly. This happens quite often. It has been a nemesis for many of us shoppers and no matter how often we sound like a broken record, it goes in one ear and out the other. Too often, myself included, have been duped into purchasing a quality piece of jewelry only to find it is glass, compressed, or, the color has been greatly enhanced. For the most part, HSN.com, does a full disclosure. Only problem, if you are away from your trusted computer, smart phone or tablet you rely on the show host or the vendor to give a full description over cable/satellite so you can make a trustworthy decision. Yes, it is very disappointing when the item arrives and you find out that it is a dud and have to return it at your expense.
If you have to look the item up on .com, to see if your being told all the details on air, then you already don’t trust the seller. I have learned that lesson the hard way. Not everybody who shops at home, from their TV has a computer, or the means to go on line & look up the “on air item”.
I have been tricked several times (early on) when buying turquoise, amber & coral by 2 of the top vendors on HSN. Selling compressed stones should be disclosed on air & for the most part it is not.
Disclosure about treatments, etc. should happen when the item is being aired. The customer should know exactly what they are buying. No surprises down the road. Honesty is the best policy.
It is always What They Don’t Tell Us. That is the crucial information and they don’t tell us because they Know it is a deal breaker. Instead, they say Get It Home and Try It. They fully understand that athough most will dislike it, they won’t bother to return it.
It is clear in the description but a lot of people rely solely on what is stated..They don’t state it most likely because it tells the customer it has no value as a real stone except for personal value.Way over priced for glass also.I find it a bit deceitful and the prices are crazy for something just a tad above costume jewerly.Walmart would be a better option compared to what you get for the money.The sad thing is that even major jewelers are selling the same glass stones and pushing them as real.The Today show did a story on this a couple years ago.A video showing that they are lead glass and they crack when cleaned,etc..
Hi Dotty are you referring to a ruby ring presented on last night’s Rarities show? You’re right, even though it’s mentioned online in the item description it should be addressed in the presentation too. While I have several of Carol’s beautiful ruby pieces I know that it’s impossible to acquire them for these prices. Still, it should be disclosed.
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05.10.16 5:58 PM