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Wonderful jeweler! Highly recommend! Honest and trustworthy

Bob Disinger

Very educated and professional staff plus unique and affordable jewelry. Love this store and everyone who works here!

Alex Hevia

The very best welcome and service I have received over the past ten years!!!

Jean-Francois Chevrier

ASK Design Jewelers takes exceptional care of their customers, giving them a truly unique experience! Whether your needs are bridal, jewelry repair or buying a special someone the perfect gift, their professional team listens to you and helps you find exactly what you want. Also, they are a family-owned business committed to giving back to the local community.

Laura Hodge Whitford

Amazing staff! Super helpful! Selection and quality are top notch! I won't go anywhere else for my jewelry! I highly recommend Ask Design Jewelers!

Jennifer Casler

Incredible stock of amazing quality jewelry. Such a great experience choosing our engagement rings! Clean, friendly, beautiful atmosphere. Kyle was very knowledgeable and gave us a mini class on quality stones and what to look for!

Cortney George

You couldn't ask for anything more in a jeweler. Each piece is unique and the service is unbelievable. Kyle and Martin make each shopping experience special. We always are coming back for more.

Katie Elizabeth

The assistance we received when shopping for an engagement ring and later in attaching rings together is top notch always feel welcome and not pressured or rushed while in there this will always be our jeweler these folks!

Cara Case

Kyle and the entire team at Ask Design has helped me with the perfect jewelry for multiple occasions over the years. From engagement rings, to wedding bands to just because rings or necklaces, they have always come through when I needed them most. Their quality and prices are matched only by their professionalism and customer service!

Michael Richmond

I had a great experience at Ask Design Jewelers. Martin and Kyle really went above and beyond to take great care of me. They are both very knowledgeable, and answered any question I had. I would highly recommend stopping in to see them!!

Matthew Insley

I choose ASK Design Jewelers when I purchased the engagement ring for my wife, as well as both of our wedding rings, because the quality of the jewelry and their customer service far exceeded that of any of jewelry store I've visited. During my many visits, I always received knowledgeable answers to my many questions and extremely friendly customer service long before I even made a single purchase. After more than a year I still received phone calls as a reminder to let them know if there was anything they could do for me, including their free cleanings and inspections, which my wife makes use of often. I am very happy that I chose ASK Design Jewelers and I would recommend them to everyone.

Tim Faulkner

I created my engagement ring at the store and had the best service to help me find what I liked and what I wanted. I was never pressured and had only the best customer service. When I went one of the many times to have my rings cleaned my mom went with me. The sales lady asked if she wanted her rings done as well. Mom said they were not from there and the sales lady said " we believe your rings deserve to shine as well. " and took care of my mom's jewelry. This store doesn't just have beautiful jewelry but Kyle, Martin and their staff make it phenomenal!

Stevy Faulkner

For ten years, my husband and I have shopped exclusively at ASK Design Jewelers. Last week I was surprised with a new diamond for our tenth anniversary and it's just stunning! Thanks again to Martin and Kyle for all of your help and expertise, and also thanks for the champagne!

Kristie Lindhome

Ask Design Jewelers is the only place I would choose to get my most beloved jewelry serviced! Martin and Kyle helped create the perfect wedding bands for my engagement ring and have taken great care of them ever since! I live all the way across the country now, but I only bring my jewelry here when I come home. They have high class service accompanied by personalized attention and care for their customers. Love these guys! Do yourself a favor and go only to Ask Design!

Brooke Jordan Dzara

Ask Design Jewelers made me feel comfortable and welcome. On top of that they were able to make the ring that I selected look absolutely beautiful!! Never felt like they were trying to get one over on you and very personable staff that seemed to actually care. Highly recommend them!

Matt Buck

Created a custom bracelet with a gem I mined, exactly as I imagined it. You can't even tell they opened the cage to replace the stone. Amazing care to both customer and product.


Amazing customer service and beautiful rings. My husband and I are from the area originally, but live elsewhere now and they always accommodated us and our hectic traveling schedules! We would highly recommend Ask Design Jewelers!!

Brenna Reed

Martin was extremely helpful. We had a custom pearl ring made and he took all our wants into consideration. The result was beyond her dreams and isn't that the most important thing guys? Top notch.


Very courteous, up front pricing, fast service, will only go there from now on, excellent work on repair

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I absolutely love the care ADJ gives their customers! Looooovvvveee my engagement, wedding and anniversary bands. Best place in town!!

Audra Doering

Ask Jewelers is the ONLY good Jewelers business in Olean NY. Kyle has great knowledge on any piece you have a question on. Iv'e been in here many times. This last time, I had questions about a couple of watches. He knew everything about them and educated me on what I had. He and the others are friendly, passionate and most of all care about you as their customer. Their business is family started and continue to serve the area as a local family operated business. They will get my money and interest any time I am in need of jewelry. I highly recommend this business.

Tom Parks

Ask Design Jewelers has provided us with nothing but the best customer service through the purchase of the engagement ring and now looking at wedding rings. My fiance was overly pleased with how they assisted him in finding the perfect ring for me!! We can't wait to design and purchase our wedding rings from them!


"Martin and his staff don't deal in jewelry so much as they deal in education. They have the knowledge and expertise required to inform their customers about any and all jewelry needs. Once they have offered the information, they allow the customer to make a well/informed decision. There is never any pressure to make a choice. They truly are customer/oriented. Martin and his staff also have tremendous patience to explain different options, standards, and ideas, even to novices in the sometimes intimidating world of jewelry.
Many people from the greater Olean area go to larger cities to do their shopping, but in this case, people from larger cities would be wise to pay a visit to ASK Design Jewelers."


Ask Design Jewelers made me feel comfortable and welcome. On top of that they were able to make the ring that I selected look absolutely beautiful!! Never felt like they were trying to get one over on you and very personable staff that seemed to actually care. Highly recommend them!


I just picked up my newly rebuilt engagement ring from Ask Design Jewelers, and when I first saw it I was in tears! Mr. Maynard is undoubtedly the best jeweler in Western NY! His attention to detail, customer service, and quality of work is unparalleled to any other jewelry store. I am beyond satisfied with Mr. Maynard, ALL of his friendly staff, and would only recommend ADJ for all of your needs! Thank you Ask Design, Mr. Maynard, Gina, Tiffany and Dana for bringing me joyous tears when I saw my gorgeous rebuilt engagement ring!!!


I typically don't write reviews, but I felt the need to share my experience at Ask Design Jewelers with others. My fiance and I had been looking for engagements rings off and on for nearly two years. We visited jewelry stores in Seattle, Chicago area, and around Buffalo. We've encountered practically every jewelry buying scenario you can imagine (sales people pressuring you to buy, uncomfortable selling tactics, sales people who did not take you seriously, and so on). Ask Design blew every store we have ever visited out of the water. From the moment we walked in, we were welcomed, offered a beverage, and invited to sit down with the owner. He patiently worked with us to help us find the rings. Nobody has ever taken the time to discover what my fiance' and I wanted in a ring. To be honest, after two years of looking for a ring, the whole process had begun to feel like a chore. Ask Design made it fun for us again. Simply put / the entire experience was perfect. I couldn't have asked for a better environment to choose the most important piece of jewelry I will ever own. After purchasing my ring, the entire staff at Ask Design was fabulous with any changes (ring sizing, ect.), I wanted to make . All the work on my ring was done quickly and the results are immaculate. If you are looking for a beautiful piece of jewelry, I would highly recommend Ask Design Jewelers. Olean may be a small town, but the jewelry selection and services at Ask Design beat that of any jewelry store you could find in a major city.


After shopping at what seemed like all of the chain stores, I went out on a limb and stopped in to talk to Martin about an engagement ring for my now wife. My experience was COMPLETELY different from what I had grown to call normal. Martin probably spent a solid 4 hours with me that day not only helping me make a decision, but taking the time to show and explain to me what really makes the difference when buying diamonds. After a beer or two, we finally came to the right decision. Eight months and one ecstatic little lady later, I couldn't be any happier with not only his far superior products, but more importantly his customer rapport and service. Don't make the same mistake that I did, put Ask Design on the top of your list!

Jared Olsen

"Awesome people=awesome service. Gorgeous jewelry and very professional, will spend the day with you with all your jewelry needs. WILL MAKE SURE YOU GET SPOILED THE WAY YOU SHOULD BE SPOILED :) "

Cara from Yahoo Review

"My husband is purchasing a beautiful, one of a kind 25 anniversary ring from ask design, and had no idea what to get. He took me to ask design, and wow, was I impressed with each and every employee. The design that was created for me was unbelievable! The patience the staff had with us was like no other! I highly recommend ask design to anyone who is looking for the best quality, the best staff,and the one of kind designs that u just won t find any where else. "

USA from Yahoo Review

"All that glitters is gold, that is what ASK Design Jewelers is all about. Starting from the moment you walk in, to the moment when you find that special piece! Their wonderful staff and owner, Martin have always been kind, helpful, and more than willing to work with us during our many years of choosing them as our jeweler. The many pieces I own from them are so exquisite and custom made, which gives me a great feeling of having only the best jewelry around this area. I will continue to do my business with Ask Design and look forward to the next new sparkly surprise I have in store for my loved one! Thank you Ask Design Jewelers!!!! "

Jennifer at Yahoo Review

I have been buying jewelry from ADJ since 1993 . I love the quality of the jewelry, and if they don't have exactly what you want they will sure get it for you. I now own many pieces from ADJ and anytime I have a need for repair it is done beautifully and fast. I love that when I walk through the door I know that Gina can get me exactly what I'm looking for. They know their customers by name... you just have to go once and the next time they will greet you by name. Extreme Elegance with Hometown Service!!! I will always do my business at Ask Design Jewelers, and I will always recommend them to anyone who is in the market for jewelry. I wish this business the very best of luck for the future. Cheers To The Years!!

Katie Dietze

"My husband and I walked into Ask Design Jewelers in October 2012, thanks to our daughter and new son/in/law. Shanna (our daughter) loves her ring which was designed by Ask Design. She explained to us that one of the ""perks"" to getting her ring there was a free cleaning whenever she visited.

The first thing we noticed was that the customer service was very upbeat and friendly. They greeted our daughter as if she was their most valued customer.
My husband and I have been thinking of getting new wedding bands. We had just celebrated 30 years of a wonderful marriage and our old bands no longer fit and we felt we wanted an upgrade.

Our daughter explained this to Martin, who is also the owner. He listened to us explain that we were unsure of what we were looking for. I knew a few things I wanted, namely a trio looking set with more sparkle. He walked me over to a beautifully well/lit display of many breathtaking choices. He listened as I explained that I needed a band that wasn't too wide. Then the fun began, so many choices, all exquisite. I fell in love with one particular set, and when it was removed from my finger, suddenly my finger seemed empty. My husband said that the way my face lit up, that was the one for me. He then took us over to the men's rings and we found a ring that looked like it belonged with the bands I had just had on my finger.

All during this experience the store front had other customers. We could not help but notice that everyone in that store was given attention by every professional working there. Gina, who greeted us as we came into the store, would acknowledge us each time she came within our area. She also helped with the financial aspect of finalizing the purchase when my husband and I decided this was the place that we wanted to deal with. I think I should add that we live over 100 miles from the store. So the drive, which is close to 2 hours, tells you how impressed we were with their professionalism and service.

When we went for the sizing of the rings, my husband had expressed interest in buying a new wrist watch in the near future. Kyle, who is every bit the consummate professional his father Martin is, was able to answer every question and give insight into each brand carried. Listening to concerns and needs of my husband, he showed a particular watch that may make the decision much easier.

When picking up our jewelry, they even eased our worries about insuring it with appraisals to give our insurance company. If there was a question, they had the answer and they made it so stress free. Any business will treat the customer nice because they want to seal the deal. Ask Design Jewelers wants more than that. They want your happiness and satisfaction. They want you to stop by again, and they make you feel valued as soon as you walk in the door!

When we have our rings blessed on April, 6, 2013. I will note that the first blessing came from this wonderful jeweler that helped us make the day possible by giving us a design which was beyond what we had ever dreamed! And for that, we offer our sincerest gratitude."

Denise Hubbs

"My fiance had the most beautiful engagement ring made for me at ADJ. They were so helpful and courteous to him and together they designed the most beautiful ring anyone could ask for.

He proposed to me on August 10, 2012. It is honestly the most stunning ring I have ever seen. We drove from Pittsburgh, PA to Olean, NY a few weeks later so I could get the ring properly sized. The staff were so very helpful on sizing options and had it ready in a few hours, on a Saturday! I am impressed with how wonderful, helpful and friendly the staff were.

I only have two wishes. 1. I lived closer. 2. I had Donald Trump's pay check so I could buy out the store! Can't wait to order the wedding bands!"

JoAnn Pfeiffer from google review

In a few months it will be mine and my husbands 25th anniversary, and we have been talking about it for some time, but i never imagined on a Friday night that we would be pulling into the parking lot of ask design jewelers! As soon as we walked in the attention we got from the employees was outstanding. My husband told me the store is yours, pick out what you want. Well after the shock, I was so overwhelmed, that with the help of their employees, and the beautiful designs that they have to offer, I picked out a one of a kind couples ring! The owner of ask design, was so wonderful to us, and I cannot even find enough words to describe how special and important he made me feel. His ability to put something together that was in my head was so unbelievable! They truly have made our 25th anniversary one to remember! Ask design jewelers, is the only jeweler that I would recommend ever!! Thanks again ask design for making me feel special and giving my husband and I the perfect piece to show our love for each other, in such a special way!!

Tracey Wallace

Ask Design Jewelers has been our jeweler since 2003, when we first had them design my Ruby Diamond wedding band. From that moment we knew there was no where else to get this kind of quality in a jeweler. Since then they have designed almost everything for me and my husband, from my exquisite green diamond earrings to my one of a kind diamond butterfly mother's ring. Nothing around compares to their level of dazzling jewelry and their team of excellent and experienced sales personnel. They make you feel welcomed, comfortable, and most of all, happy to be there. They truly do SHINE above all the rest. Thankyou ADJ. Looking forward to many more years of sparkly surprises!

Jennifer from google review

Ask Design Jewelers is the upscale jewelry store in my eyes. They have all of the latest in jewelry trends, like Pandora. But they also have absolutely gorgeous jewelry that any girl, OR guy, would LOVE to receive as a gift! They don't just have jewelry either. They have engraving there, so your gift can be even more special, and they have things like clocks, keychain, etc. Its more like an upscale gift shop! You could buy anyone anything from Ask Design and it will be the best gift ever!!!

Susan Austin from google review

From the moment you first step in the door at Ask Design Jewelers, you not only get the best service and friendly smiles but the most exquisite jewelry I have ever seen. They are so good at creating that one of a kind piece that you have in mind. I love calling them our personal jewelers. They really do shine above all the rest. ThankYou ADJ.

Jennifer Bowen

always treated like gold. i won't go anywhere else.

chuck sherman

Martin and his staff went above and beyond to help me find the right engagement ring. His expertise as a jeweler is unmatched, and I highly recommend making sure you stop at Ask Design before looking anywhere else!

Dana Cornell

I have been a customer of Ask Design Jewelers for the past five years. The only thing which rivals their stunning collection is the exceptional service provided by Mr. Maynard and his staff. They have helped me select pieces for various occassions, always with the perect mix of class and humilty. They truly are a gem in this community!

Nicholas B.

I've always been treated very well at Ask Design. I sent my fiance there for my engageent ring, because I'm from Olean and I really trust that what they say you're getting is, in fact, exactly what you get. I don't know much about diamonds or jewlery, but they take their time to educate us and we feel we got not only a great deal but excellent service. To me, it's worth the hour and a half drive whenever we have jewlery purchases or small gift purchases to make. Martin and his team provided beautiful wedding bands for my husband and I. He even let me borrow earrings for my wedding day :) I don't normally write reviews, however, I think it's important to give this company credit for all the great work that they do.

Audra at Superpages Review

I ve been a customer of Ask Design Jewelers for 20 years. The staff is very knowledgeable, helpful, courteous and friendly. The jewelry I ve bought from them has been the best. You can go to Kay s or Jared s, but you won t get the quality or the service you get at Ask. The employees at Ask have been there for many years, you don t deal with a stranger every time you come in, like you do at the big chains. I ve recently moved over 200 miles away, but I still go to Ask for jewelery. Their attention to detail and customer satisfaction is exceptional. You can t go wrong with Ask. They will go out of their way to help you out. I can t recommend them enough.

Michael at Yahoo Review

I had an awesome experience at ASK Design Jewelers yesterday. My daughter and I have been purchasing Pandora beads and charms for a few years now. We have been to several different jewelry stores over the years but yesterday was by far the best, most enjoyable and fun that we have had. Everybody there was more than pleasant and went out of their way to make sure we were taken care of. There is no doubt in my mind that I will go back there to do my jewelry shopping. Definitely the place to go!

Brenda at Yelp Review