Wearing jewelry and practicing the art of adornment is an age-old practice that has roots in cultural, social, and fashion movements and history. Whether you are looking for insight on how to wear jewelry to enhance your personal style, how to shop for the best jewels, or just for interesting facts, you will undoubtedly, find some intriguing and informative gems in these hand-picked tips.
Try on jewelry before buying it. Don't be afraid to ask the sales clerk if you can try on that ring, even if it's behind the intimidating glass. There is not other way to know if it will fit, and how it will look against your skin tone. You don't want to get home and realize that you've made a pricey mistake.
To make sure no one can tell that you're wearing costume jewelry, choose pieces that have a real metal setting. A gold or platinum setting can give an artificial gemstone a much more authentic look. This will make sure that you still look elegant even when you're buying your jewelry on a budget.
To avoid breaking the chain of your necklace, pair it with a pendant that matches it in weight. A thin necklace should only be worn with delicate charms, and heavy pendants should be saved for thick, durable chains that can handle the strain. This tip also applies to charm bracelets.
Before purchasing an expensive ring, bracelet, necklace or watch, ask the jewelry retailer if you can try the item on first. This is because many items of jewelry will look complete different on to what they look like in their display box where they are surrounded by other valuable jewels under special lighting.
If find yourself considering jewelry to buy, wear, make, or sell, the tips that you have just read are sure to shine a little light on the beauty of metals, stones, and construction of gorgeous rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. Men and women alike, have enjoyed the attractive and compelling allure of jewelry for centuries and will continue to do so indefinitely.
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