Tips on Buying Exclusive Jewellery
Buying jewellery is something that is liked very much by
women all over the world. However, there are quite a few points
that have to be remembered while purchasing jewellery.
Jewellery is usually made from materials like gold, silver,
platinum, glass, and precious gems like pearl, diamond, etc.
Again, jewellery is either standard design or custom-made
exclusive jewellery. Further, there are various types of
ornaments like earrings, nose rings, neckwear, bangles,
bracelets, anklewear, rings and more.
Exclusive jewellery should be selected in such a manner that it
accentuates the dress and the personality of the woman. The
exclusive jewellery should be highly feminine and at the same
time be bold, exotic, mysterious, and individualistic.
Exclusive jewellery should possess excellent craftsmanship and
should also be affordable. Moreover, exclusive jewellery could
be either contemporary or represent a period or a culture, like
Victorian, Edwardian, Georgian, Belgian, Italian, Asian, Indian
Gold is the most common jewellery material. For centuries,
jewellery lovers and designers had equally preferred the yellow
luster and the ease of working of gold into several shapes.
Pure gold is normally not used but always mixed with silver or
copper to increase the strength of the exclusive jewellery and
to make them more durable. Gold is measured in karat. 100% pure
gold is termed as 24 carat, while 18 carat is 75% gold and 14
carat is 58% gold. Platinum exclusive jewellery is highly
expensive, since it is about thirty-five times rare compared to
gold. However, platinum exclusive jewellery does not tarnish or
It would be better to have knowledge of the precious and semi
precious gems and stones before buying exclusive jewellery.
Amber is formed normally from fossilized sticky resin that
comes from ancient pine trees. Emerald is obtained mineral
deposits and is a green gemstone. Jade is available in two
types, Jadeite and Nephrite. Jade is one the hardest of gems
and could be carved into various forms and sizes. Nephrite is
normally green, while Jadeite is available in red, blue, green
and black. Lapis Lazuli is normally blue, but sometimes could
have green or violet tints. The blueness comes from the sulphur
that is present in the stone. Onyx is mostly black. Pears are
either from freshwater pearl oysters or cultured. Nearly 95% of
available pears are of the cultured type.
Women should also know the maintenance of exclusive jewellery
to avoid it getting dirty. Generally, the oils from our skin
and other beauty products like lotions that are applied on the
skin tarnish exclusive jewellery. However, you could use warm
water containing a little dishwashing liquid to clean most of
the exclusive jewellery. Soaking for a considerable time in hot
soap solution is also a good practice before cleaning with hand
or using a fine brush. Finally, the exclusive jewellery should
be rinsed in cold water and dried with a soft cloth. However,
pearl and coral should not be soaked. Jewellery of various
types should be kept in separate boxes designed specially for