Buying a few pieces of trendy jewelry can breath new life into your wardrobe. Or perhaps a jewelry piece as a friend’s present? It is hoped then that you will find this article of handy hints, quite useful.
Store your jewelry carefully. Precious metals and certain gemstones will tarnish if they are exposed to humidity, so keep the away from this. Don’t throw piles into a box. Heavy pieces should not be placed in the same compartment with fragile pieces.
A magnet is a useful tool when shopping for jewelry in sterling silver. You can detect fake sterling silver with the magnet, since non-precious metals are drawn to magnets. Also, look to make sure that silver is hallmarked and stamped with .925, sterling or ster. Be wary of jewelery without any kind of hallmark, as often it is fake.
Take note of whether they wear hoop earrings or studs, yellow gold or white gold, an ankle bracelet, etc. Paying attention to these aspects of their current wardrobe will help you make a purchase they are more likely to enjoy.
Before adding a piece of jewelry to your collection, research current trends. Price a variety of similar items before buying an expensive piece.
The stone is an important part of a piece of jewelry so should be considered carefully. Choose pieces that have stones which express your personality and those that make you feel great when you wear them. Also think about what color clothing you wear often, and chose a neutral color that will match many of the outfits in your closet. You want to have plenty of opportunities to show off every piece.
Now that you know more about jewelry, you may confidently select fine pieces of various metals, gemstones, beads and precious metals. The investment that you make now in a quality-piece will be something to be proud of and enjoy for years to come.