Where to Buy Affordable Jewellery

Where to Buy Affordable Jewellery

Jewelry is fashion staples because it can upgrade any outfit from drab to fab. They also come in various designs, depending on what you need. There are pearl sets appropriate for formal and mature events, diamonds for glamorous nights, and lengthy gold chains that are perfect for the summer. The good thing about jewelry is that it’s not exclusive to the rich. Nowadays, there are numerous affordable pieces and it’s just about finding where they are located. Here are a few options as to where you can purchase affordable jewelry: Shopping centers Malls have everything, but you’d discover that while there are official jewelry stores, there are cheaper counterparts in the department store. Check out the off-brand pieces in the department store and you’ll see that you can save a few bucks with them. Online There are a lot of online jewelry shops that you can choose from! Most of them are cheap because they do not require complex machinery to be manufactured. The only problem is usually the shipping fee, but there are bundle deals that can get you a few dollars off. Local jewelry stores Buying handmade jewelry is also a good idea. Since these are small businesses from designers, they don’t have additional costs for the expensive machinery. Buying from them is also more meaningful than purchasing from a manufacturer because you can directly impact their lives. You’ll know for a fact that your money goes directly into supporting an artist’s career. Antique shops Antique shops have vintage pieces that are timeless and will never go out of style. The fact that they’ve withstood the test...
5 Important Reasons To Get Your Jewelry Appraised

5 Important Reasons To Get Your Jewelry Appraised

Jewelry is one of the best possessions anyone can have. We give or receive jewelry during special occasions in our lives. This includes engagement, birthday, wedding, and anniversary. When you receive a sparkling and shiny piece of metal or gem, the least that you want to think about is getting it stolen or damaged. Realistically speaking, getting stolen or having it damaged, are just some of the imminent threats that could happen to your valued jewelry. These are just some of the reasons why you need to have your jewelry appraised. Jewelry Should Be Insured One of the reasons why you should have your jewelry appraised is for insurance purposes. The value of your valued pieces of jewelry can greatly fluctuate over time. If you have appraised your jewelry but it was done a couple of years ago, it may be outdated.  As a result, your jewelry could be insured at a value lesser than its replacement value. In case that your jewelry is lost, damaged, or stolen, you run the risk of a significant financial loss. It is important to note that you cannot successfully insure a piece of valuable jewelry unless it has been appraised properly. Jewelry Can Be Replaced During Repairs Jewelry, like all other personal possessions, is subject to damage. There are some instances when a particular bracelet or ring requires some repair. If your jewelry is not properly appraised, there is a chance that you could be a victim of jewelry swaps or replacements. It is not recommended to leave your valuable jewelry to a particular repair shop without having it appraised first. In...
How Much Is Your Jewelry Worth: Understanding the Importance of a Jewelry Appraiser

How Much Is Your Jewelry Worth: Understanding the Importance of a Jewelry Appraiser

Jewelry is always an important part of our human culture. In fact, anywhere in the world, people are wearing various designs and styles of pieces of jewelry to add glam and class to their look. Jewelry as accessories is always a great choice for expressing oneself. The love for jewelry could be traced back to ancient times. Most often, these valuable shiny metals are passed on from generation to generation. In addition, our culture has taught us that jewelry is a perfect gift for special occasions in our lives. To most of us, we receive jewelry during birthdays, wedding, or anniversary. Some give these precious jewels to celebrate the birth of a first-born child. In our modern society, a fiancé gives his partner an engagement ring as a prelude to their wedding. Jewelry is one of the best gifts that a husband or wife could give to his or her partner. However, it does not only serve as a decoration. Through the years, jewelry has been considered as one of the best investments one can make in his or her lifetime. Because it is a good investment, it is crucial that you know the real value of your jewelry. The best way to do know the value of your jewelry is through appraisals given by a credible jewelry appraiser. Here is a rundown of several details that you should know about a jewelry appraiser and its importance. What is an Appraisal? In the realm of jewelry, an appraisal is a qualified opinion about the design, quality, value, and authenticity of a piece of jewelry, timepiece, or precious stones. This...
Fun Ways To Accentuate Jewelry With Your Dress

Fun Ways To Accentuate Jewelry With Your Dress

Are you having trouble figuring out how to accentuate your jewelry with your dress? Even though many know what they like, some have a difficult time finding the right jewelry for the occasion. Hopefully this article will give you some insight into accentuating your jewelry with your attire.   Here are some tips to help you in the right direction.      Your accessory matches the occasion.   Using dangling jewelry doesn’t match all types of dress and occasion. If for instance, you are dressing for work, you might want to consider not using bangles and hanging bracelets. When attending church, don’t use the jewelry you would use at a club. Make sure to consider where you’re going, what you will be doing, and how the jewelry suits the occasion.       Simple jewelry goes hand-in-hand.   Consider using bracelets, watches, and earrings instead of showy jewelry. Even if you consider the material of your outfit, jewelry can come off just as tacky like busy prints.      Using statement earrings.   If you want to emphasize your face, grab a pair of statement earrings. A flashy and glittery earrings that could highlight your eyes. In doing this, consider also the shape of your face and which pair will do the most to bring out the facial differences that make you.        Compliment your skin tone with your jewelry.   Your jewelry shouldn’t just go with your outfit. Accessorize your outfit with your skin tone and jewelry. Cooler skin tones go well with red, blue, and purple as well as for white gold. On the other hand, for people with warmer skin...
Best Accessories At Golden Globes 2018

Best Accessories At Golden Globes 2018

There’s no disputing that the most-talked about, most monumental fashion trend of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was the preponderance of black dresses. But perhaps because the red carpet had transformed into a sea of black, the accessories when worn stood out exponentially. Even the most delicate of diamond necklaces was statement-making.   Here are the most unforgettable accessory moments that deserve a second glance: Alison Brie. A low-cut sweetheart neckline gave way to a startling Bulgari necklace. Tracee Elis Ross. The Black-ish star topped off her black dress with a matching silky black turban, likely to draw even more attention to the Time’s Up movement. Sarah Jessica Parker. The Divorce star’s Dolce & Gabbana dress featured a ribboned belt with an ornate diamond waist brooch, and if it wasn’t making a bold enough statement on its own, she paired it with a Time’s Up pin. Issa Rae. What better way to draw more attention to the Insecure star’s plunging neckline than with this geometric Lorraine Schwartz necklace? Jesica Biel. These Bulgari diamond danglers were a true showstopper. Allison Williams. This choker-style diamond necklace by Forevermark Diamonds lit up the star’s entire face. Viola Davis. No one’s neck glittered like that of Viola Davis, whose necklace of more than seven strands of Harry Winston diamonds took center stage. Dakota JOhnson. The Gucci belt buckle stood out atop the star’s simple black gown. She wore Nirav Modi jewels. Angelina Jolie. On any other dress, the star’s simple diamond teardrop earrings by Forevermark Diamonds would seem plain, but they truly brighten her all-black look. Kerry Washington. The Scandal star’s flowery Roger...
The Season’s Most Stunning Jewelry

The Season’s Most Stunning Jewelry

We are often asked about the season’s most stunning jewelry. Here are a few of the season’s most stunning jewelry. CORAL PENDANT, MIKIMOTO From Mikimoto’s high jewellery collection, the great ocean is revealed in stark extravagance. Precious stones are partially hidden in a fantasy work of diamond-embellished corals, stunningly recoiling around opals, diamonds and pearls. Iridescent and superbly crafted, the pendant is set in 18K White Gold with a coral of opal, spinel, tourmaline, diamond and of course, a white south sea cultured pearl. PRAISE TO NATURE, MIKIMOTO From the treasures of its high jewellery collection comes a “Praise to Nature”, unveiling a re-imagination of the sea. A dazzling amalgamation of pearls, sapphires, diamonds and a stunningly rare 54 carat aquamarine, find the necklace set in 18K White Gold. A white south sea cultured pearl and akoya cultured pearl are undoubtedly the stars of this aptly named homage to nature. HIMALIA NECKLACE, CARTIER The 18K white gold Himalia necklace glistens with 0.25 carat worth of 14 brilliant-cut diamonds. Clean lines are elevated with a generous ounce of glamour, but the highlight remains the rare and exotic Tahitian pearl in its signature dark hue. A perfect choice for the one who like simplicity with an edge. HIMALIA EARRINGS, CARTIER Part of the Himalia collection, these stunning 18K white gold earrings are each set with a stunning freshwater pearl, glistening amid some 12 brilliant-cut diamonds totalling 0.21 carat. An understated option for the classic woman. JARDIN DES DÉLICES RING, VAN CLEEF & ARPELS From the Les Jardin collection comes this stunning ring, elevating the simple pearl with Van Cleef & Arpels’...