The ex-worker took to TikTok to spill the beans about some of the strangest things she saw when she worked at Pandora – and some of them are not what you’d expect at all
Pandora is a much-loved jewellery company because they offer dazzling pieces at affordable prices – but there’s a lot we don’t see.
A former staff member has revealed some unusual things about the retailer, including the reason why sometimes customers would suck rings off on the shop floor.
Ellie Burnett took to TikTok to spill the secrets, including why one time she allegedly got into trouble for her appearance.
She said: “So I used to work at Pandora, and I wanted to share my personal experience of working there.
“So I think one of the things that’s commonly asked is do people buy engagement rings from there? And yes, they do. I had quite a few people that came in and bought engagement rings.”
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She also divulged that sometimes customers would get rings stuck on their fingers if they tried on a size that was too small.
She admitted that they had to try and help the customer with cold water or soapy water to try and help them get the ring off, but some customers couldn’t wait to get the sparkly jewellery off.
Ellie then made a shocking confession: “And there were some people that would just put the ring in their mouth and suck it off”. Yikes.
She confirmed that she worked at Pandora pre-Covid, so people were potentially not as hygiene-conscious as they are now.
Ellie also spoke about a time when she was told she didn’t look presentable enough as she would’ve been late if she took the time to apply make-up – so her mum had to bring her cosmetics to the store.
Other people were shocked at the revelations, but ex-Pandora workers also said they related.
One said: “Yesss I worked there too this is all so true!”
Another wrote: “I remember having one chipped nail and was told to go buy some nail polish and fix it before I could be on the shop floor.”
“Currently an employee and Pandora and it hasn’t changed”, someone wrote, with a crying with laughter face, followed by: “the ring sucking”, then a vomit emoji.
Regarding make-up, one wrote: “100% it’s not right at all. I went in one day with just eyelash extensions and they suggested I wore a bit of lippy and concealer”, followed by an eye-roll emoji.
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