Here are some suggestions on how to buy jewelry.
Be cautious of the way all of your pieces of jewelry together. It is better to use boxes, compartments, holders, and hooks so that everything is kept separate. Do not ever just throw them into piles in a pile. This can hurt very fragile jewelry, and make it difficult to find the necklace you want because it’s tangled with other pieces.
Keep your jewelry stored somewhere that is dry and doesn’t have any air flow.Air and humidity can tarnish metals in jewelry tarnish. Precious metal jewelry can be polished to fix tarnish, but non-precious metal needs a special polish.
When you are shopping for jewelry in sterling silver, take along a good magnifying glass, and take along a magnet for metal testing. If the piece you are examining is not silver and is made from non-precious metal, it is not sterling silver! Only non-precious metals can be drawn to a magnet. You will always find a hallmark stamp such as “.925″ or “STER.” on genuine sterling, for example “sterling,” “ster, “STERLING”. If there is no hallmark, it could be because it is not real!
Always check with your jeweler about an insurance policy options before buying anything. If your jewelry becomes damaged, you know that you will be covered if something happens to your jewelry. You can even find insurance on jewelry pieces that were stolen or loss.
Keep your jewelry from tarnish. Try to keep your jewelry when you are around water. Water can cause some types of metal if it is exposed to it too often.If you want to give your jewelry a measure of protection from this element, prepare it by adding some clear nail polish on the surface.
If you are presenting a gift to someone who has their own unusual style, think about buying a piece that’s the same: unique and specially-crafted. A unique ring, and it shows them that you care about them enough to buy them something that they’ll wear.
This tip is especially true when earrings and necklaces.
You could save a lot of money with the right sale. Check for great sales online, online, and in store windows. If you purchase something on clearance, you can save up to 50%.
When photographing jewelry for online sale, make the extra effort to present it in the best light possible. This is extremely important because the person that may purchase it cannot hold it before purchasing it.
You have plenty of options when it comes to buying, giving, selling, and caring for jewelry. You need not let the wealth of different opportunities overwhelm you! These tips can help you find the right jewelery that will complement the special lady in your life.