The thinning of the band is caused by wear. In this repair the worn band of the ring is replaced. As master jewellers we carefully match the metal and ring profile and use the best techniques to safe-guard your diamonds, gemstones & setting. This repair starts from $450. The price varies depending many factors including the metal type & width of the band. We will always quote you a fixed price before we get your go ahead for a repair. There will be no add-ons after the fact as our repairs include cleaning, emerying & polishing and insurance so that your precious ring is fully insured while in our care. Jewellers call this repair a re-shank because they call the band a shank.