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All prices shown on the website and the network are quoted in Pounds Sterling. Local taxes and shipping are added to the price for goods and services on all orders. We reserve the right without prior notice to discontinue or change specifications and prices on products and services offered on the website, without incurring any obligation to you. The receipt by you of an order confirmation does not constitute acceptance of an order. Prior to our acceptance of an order, verification of information may be required. We reserve the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept, decline or limit your order, or any portion thereof, even after your receipt of an order confirmation, for any reason & to refuse service to any customer without prior notification.
In the event that a product or service is listed at an incorrect price for any reason, including, without limitation, due to supplier pricing information, typographical error, or any other error, We shall have the right to refuse or cancel orders placed for the product listed at the incorrect price, regardless of whether the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, R.M.Shah Ltd shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
The risk of loss and title for all products purchased by you pass to you upon delivery by the carrier to your specified delivery address. Any claim for loss in transit or for non-delivery, must be received in writing by R.M.Shah Ltd within the earlier to occur of (i) 10 days from the order date, (ii) 7 days from the shipment day, or (iii) 2 days from the date when the shipment was delivered to your specified delivery address. Our assumption of responsibility for damage or loss in transit or for non-delivery terminates if a written claim is not timely received.. In any event, our responsibility is limited to either replacement of the merchandise or return of the purchase price and shipping charges, at our option. Once the package is delivered to your specified delivery address, our responsibility for non-delivery terminates. Any package signed for at your specified delivery address or delivery at your specified delivery address is verified in writing by the carrier shall be conclusively deemed delivered to your specified delivery address.
A minimum delivery charge of £7.00 Royal Mail Special Delivery (if within the UK), is added, on all items. and all items are insured for your peace of mind for delivery within the UK . Please enquire for postage rates to Europe and Rest Of World.
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All prices shown are exclusive of VAT. Non VAT transactions are available for export. Subject to prevailing conditions.
Please call us on +44 (0) 20 74052162 if you have a question about a delivery
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Unless goods are faulty, goods ordered on this site may not be returned for credit or refund unless agreed beforehand by R.M.Shah Ltd. We strongly advise all customers to check their purchase thoroughly upon delivery before disposing of any original packaging. We will not accept returns for any items that have been set or damaged by the purchaser.
How to proceed if you wish to return faulty goods
In the unlikely event that goods are faulty, they must be returned within 7 days. They will be inspected, and any damage deemed to be a result of extraordinary wear and tear will not be accepted. Where possible goods may be repaired, but only where such items are deemed by us repairable. There may be a charge for this service to cover delivery and any other costs incurred.
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Where applicable, refunds will be made within 30 days of receipt of goods. The cost will be credited to the original purchaser's credit card, including sales taxes for all EU country shipments but excluding delivery charges. International customs duties and sales taxes are non-refundable for shipments outside the European Community (EU).
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The cutting and processing of gem materials is now done in controlled environments where modern equipment and employment law is the norm. This has eliminated the problems of exploitation and child labour.
It is a competitive industry where lots of low cost items are manufactured by automated machines and computers. All our stones come from workshops and factories we have visited, and we are confident that the people employed are treated well and fairly for the different countries they are based.
There is much more of an ethical issue when it comes to the gathering or mining of gem materials, whether they are mineral, vegetable or animal. They are all natural to the environment we live in, some miles under the earth crust, some miles under the oceans, some under miles the glaciers or ice caps of our planet, and we must not forget the gems that come from living animals and reefs.
Our gems are sourced from these environments by two distinctly different types of supplier. The local population that gather material as a means of their best chance of any income, they may put in a lot of effort for little gain. Then there is the multi-national mining conglomerates that are out for maximum financial gain at any cost. The artisanal diggers will have little incentive to restore the landscape but they may be the only source of some materials. The mining giants will almost certainly be compelled by local governments to restore the environment when mining has ceased. We make every effort to ensure we only deal with Mining Companies which have a clearly stated ethical mining policy and are supported by their host government.
About Gemstone Treatments
R.M.Shah Ltd. attempts to inform its customers about material treatment of the stones it sells. Despite our rigorous protocol, it is possible that some forms of material treatment may occur without our knowledge. The treatment information we provides is to the best of its knowledge.
The majority of stones sold on our website are without Treatment or enhancement. Where this has taken place it is industry accepted, common trade practice.For Example.: Many gemstones are heated to enhance colour. Fissures in Emeralds, Rubies and other gemstones are commonly filled with oil and/or natural or artificial resins. Some stones, such as London Blue Topaz are irradiated to produce a distinctive colour. Black Diamonds are treated to make them black. We do not sell irradiated fancy colour Diamonds, HTHP treated Diamonds nor Laser Drilled Diamonds.
As members of the National association of Jewellers and the International Colored Stone association, R.M. Shah Ltd has long and proud history of responsible ethical behaviour in the industry.
We guarantee that the diamonds offered on the website to be conflict free, having been purchased from legitimate sources not involved in funding conflict in compliance with United Nations Resolutions.