A new piece of jewelry is a special way to commemorate an important time in your life. Regardless of the size, style, or value of the piece of jewelry, it will always be appreciated and treasured. This selection of tips will be useful for anyone who wishes to learn more about different ways to buy, wear or store jewelry.
Keep your jewelry looking like new by wiping it with a polishing cloth. This will give your jewelry shine and luster without the use of potentially harmful chemicals. You use the special cloth to polish your jewelry just like you would polish your silverware. The first side is designed to polish, while the other is for adding shine.
If you buy jewelry from a jewelry store, ask if they offer insurance. If your jewelry becomes damaged, you can return it to the source and have it repaired. In certain instances, there may even be jewelry insurance available to cover loss or theft.
Do some research on the gem in your new piece of jewelry before you buy. The three types are imitation, synthetic and natural. While natural and synthetic stones are the real deal, imitation stones are made to look like a real gemstone, but could be anything from colored glass to plastic. Synthetic gems are grown in a lab, natural gems are dug out of the Earth.
Take note of whether they wear hoop earrings or studs, yellow gold or white gold, an ankle bracelet, etc. This will give you a good idea of where to start when purchasing that special item.
Always ask the jeweler about an insurance policy before buying a new piece of jewelry. If something happened to your jewelery, you can take it back and see if they will fix it! There are even some jewelers that will cover the replacement if the piece has been lost or stolen.
Well, it’s easy when you know how. This article has just touched on a few of things that you should know about this very rewarding hobby. There is much to learn, but at least you’ve now got a few good ideas to put to work.