Most women have a special appreciation for gifts of jewelry. Here are some suggestions for selecting and purchasing jewelry as a gift or for yourself.
Take a polishing cloth to each piece of jewelry in your collection. You can keep your items shiny without using chemicals. You just have to polish each piece the same as you would polish glass using the two-sided cloth. Polish jewelry with one side of the cloth, then flip it over and shine jewelry with the other side.
Take care when you are storing your jewelry in the same place. Using boxes, hooks, holders, and compartments is very effective for ensuring the pieces stay separated. Do not just throw them into piles in a box. This can hurt very fragile jewelry, and tangle necklaces or bracelets.
Before purchasing a new pieces, look at the latest jewelry trends. The only thing that beats getting a new piece of jewelry is getting it for a discounted price!
Find out more about the gems you look at. Ask about where they came from and to which category they belong. There are three unique types of stones: imitation, synthetic and natural. Synthetic and natural are real stones, while the imitation ones are plastic that is colored. Natural gemstones are mined, while synthetic gems are artificially grown.
Be sure to at least inquire about the insurance that is available when you buy jewelry from a reputable jeweler. You want to know if they will be able to repair or replace the piece if it was to break. In certain instances, there may even be jewelry insurance available to cover loss or theft.
Jewelry has a long-standing and well-deserved reputation as a go-to gift. Use the tips here to take some of the mystery out of buying jewelry. Soon you will not have to rely on the counter person and you can confidently buy just the right piece for anyone.