Adding a little sparkle or a personal touch to your ensemble is as simple as wearing a piece of jewelry that makes a statement or has sentimental value. Whether you're looking for jewelry to add to your personal accessory collection or have someone special in mind, there are a few things to consider when making a jewelry purchase.
How do I choose from real or costume jewelry?
Think about when, where and why you'll be wearing the piece. Some sentimental pieces, like a special pair of anniversary earrings, are likely going to be more meaningful and worn often, so choosing something like this in a precious metal with real gemstones is a definite win. On the other hand, jewelry for a one-time occasion, like a bright blue necklace to match a prom dress, doesn't need to be overly expensive or extravagant.
Adding personalization to your jewelry can add an extra special touch to an already meaningful present. Adding personalization is just another way to show you care.
Gifts for graduates: An engraved watch is sure to be a big hit for your favorite graduate on their special day. Choose a style he can't live without and he'll be sure to treasure the memento of his big achievement.
Gifts for moms and dads: Mother's Day and Father's Day are always special occasions for adding a personal touch. Get the new mom in your life a lovely gemstone pendant with her baby's birthstone in it. Or customize a gift for Grandma with all of her grandkids' birthstones and names. Don't forget Dad with a dog tag necklace gift from his children, with an engraved note from them on the back.
3D printed jewelry: Want something more than the simple look of an engraved piece? Choose from a variety of 3D printed jewelry options to customize a bar necklace or pair of cuff links for that special occasion.
Can I choose a matching set?
Certainly! You can choose matching pieces from the same collection or use your expert eye to pair different pieces within the same theme, such as yellow gold with emeralds. Gift your loved one with a matching set to help them breeze through their morning routine and look pulled together every day of the week.
Special occasion matching jewelry: For special occasions, sometimes matching jewels are an absolute must. You can pick from a boxed set that contains a pre-selected necklace and earring set. Or choose multiple pairs of the same style earring as a gift for your bridesmaids to wear to the wedding.
What are my options for men's jewelry?
While it may seem that the majority of jewelry is geared toward women, there are plenty of options for men's jewelry. Watches are a popular option, and many are customizable for a special added touch. There are also options for bracelets and necklaces that allow men to express their style however they please.
I need to pick out an engagement ring. What are my options?
If you're looking for an engagement ring to help you pop the question, look no further! You can choose from many options, including different settings, band designs, metals and more.
Customized engagement rings: If you've got a specific design in mind and want to ensure your engagement ring is totally unique from any other, you can customize a ring specifically for your intended. Pair band designs with unique settings and engraving to create a one-of-a-kind ring. You can even use the simulator to see the prospective ring in different castings to help you choose your favorite.
How do I find the best watch?
If you want something simple that will keep accurate time, you may like an analog or uncomplicated digital watch. If you want a mini computer on your wrist, look at the smart watches or feature-rich digital watches.
Are some watches easier to read than others?
Yes. You can look for easy-reader watches that have larger numbers on the face, or watches that display large, bright digital numbers.
How do I find a watch that will withstand tougher conditions?
If you're planning to expose your watch to the elements or wear it in every kind of outdoor environment, look for watches that are designed for sport. Your best bet will be waterproof, rugged watches with nylon or plastic straps.
Where do I store all of this new jewelry?
With plenty of choices for jewelry storage, you definitely won't run out of space for all of your favorites and mementos. Pick a classic jewelry box for your everyday essentials to stay close within reach. Or go for a full-sized mirror with included jewelry storage to mix and match your accessories with outfits for day or night. You can choose all kinds of finishes and cabinetry options to keep your collection safe from loss or curious small hands.
Vanity options: A vanity jewelry storage solution will make you feel like a queen every time you sit down to gaze at your royal jewels. Keep earrings, necklaces and more safe and secure within one of these attractive storage units
Gifting boxes: Sometimes the best gifts really do come in small packages. And other times, they come in useful ones. Gift a young fashionista a new jewelry set for her birthday in a ballerina music box she'll never forget. You can never go wrong when you gift jewelry in a convenient place to store it when not in use.