Jewelry Repair

At James Free Jewelers we have the finest jewelry repair experts ready to evaluate and restore your fine jewelry. Our repair facilities are located on-site and our jewelers are standing by to ensure your precious treasures are properly taken care of.

Our Expertise

With over 100 years of experience, our team of expert jewelers will utilize trusted techniques to service your jewelry. This includes laser welding and/or torch welding, engraving, ring sizing, prong and shank repair, stone replacement and many other services.

We invite you to visit either of our locations to have a first hand look at how we care for you and your jewelry.


Jewelry Repair Services

Common Ring Repair

Ring Sizing

Ring sizing is available for a variety of metal types & ring sizes. The pricing may vary based on your ring's materials and sizing need. Generally sizing is between $99 - $329* and can be done within 5 business days from approval of price quote for service.

Stone Setting

Our in house jewelers are trained to set a variety of stones within your ring. You will need to provide your ring setting and stone at time of estimate, so we can be sure that we can accomodate your request. If you do not have a stone, we have a staff of trained gemologist that can assist you in finding one to fit your setting.

Prong Adjustments & Repairs

Ensure your gemstone or diamond is secure within your ring by stabilizing the prongs that hold it in place. We are able to complete prong repair and replacement as needed.

Rhodium Plating

Rhodium plating is available for $55 per ring.

Arthritic Ring Shanks

We are glad to offer a variety of solutions for ring discomfort due to Arthritis. Please visit us to discuss your options!

Common Earring Repair

Clip-On Conversion

Our in-house jewelers are often able to transform post earrings into a comfortable clip-on style based on the design of the earring.

Backing Replacement

We offer a variety of post repair options, as well as backing replacement. We do ask that you bring in both earrings so we can match the backings appropriately.

Common Necklace Repair

Chain Extension & Extenders

We have a variety of solutions for a chain being too tight, including adding a clasp extender or simply adding more chain to the necklace style.

Clasp Replacement

Fix or transform your clasp on any necklace with a lobster or O clasp.

Chain Breakage

Our in house jewelers are able to repair most chain breakages or update the piece with a new chain.

Pearl Restringing

James Free is well known for their top-notch pearl restringing from necklaces to bracelets, we are able to restring most pearl pieces.

Pendant Modification

Update your pendant necklaces to become stationary or move freely on a chain with simple pendant modification.

Common Bracelet Repair

Hinge Modification & Repair

We are able to offer hinge replacement and repair for most bracelet styles so that they fit securely on your wrist.

Clasp Replacement

Fix or transform your clasp on any bracelet with a lobster or O clasp.

Engraving Services

Inside & Outside Ring Shank

Our engravers are able to place lettering of your choice on the inside and outside of a ring based on stone placement and metal type.

Flat Surface Engraving

Engrave a sentiment on flat surface items, such as a bar design necklace or bracelet.

Image Engraving

Image engraving is available for certain jewelry designs. Please provide your image on a flash drive or email to

Other Services

Antique Jewelry Restoration

Our in-house jewelers are able to store a wide variety of antique or heirloom designs.

Need Same-Day Service?

A rush repair option is available for an additional 30% of your repair cost.

*All pricing is a range but is subject to change based on your specific repair need. Repairs will be quoted prior to the completion of the repair.

Our Repair Locations

3100 Far Hills Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45429

9555 Main Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242