From your mother to your wife, jewelry is the ideal gift for the women you care about. Here’s some tips on how to pick jewelry for many types of women.
Keep your jewelry stored somewhere that is free from humidity or air. Store jewelry in a sealed box or drawstring pouch for the best protection. Tarnish is a chemical reaction that happens when silver and other metals are exposed to moisture and air. Precious metals, through some work and polish, can be restored to their original condition. Non-precious metals are coated, which means that polishing will allow copper metal to come through.
Pay close attention to the design and style of their earrings, which may be hoops, gauges, studs, or something new. He or she may also have a preference towards gold, silver, or a different material. This will give you a good idea of where to start when purchasing that special item.
Be sure to at least inquire about the insurance that is available when you buy jewelry from a reputable jeweler. In the unfortunate, but possible event that your jewelry gets damaged, the jeweler will be able to replace or fix it for you. For more expensive pieces, look for a jeweler that offers insurance for lost or stolen items.
You want to ensure that your jewelry always looks its best so do everything you can to stop it from tarnishing. Try not to wear jewelry when you are around water. Many metals can become tarnished, rusty or dull when exposed to water too often. Clear nail polish can be used to protect your jewelry if you apply a very thin coat of it on your pieces.
Give the jewelry a little test drive and wear it for a little bit to see if it is comfortable and lays right. This also helps you to see its durability.
Special care is required for costume jewelry. Many of the costume type settings are glued-in, rather than set-in. You want to avoid using strong chemicals or immersion baths on your costume jewelry. To clean your jewelry, dampen a cloth with warm water and gently wipe the item. Then use a clean, dry cloth to dry the jewelry. This will make your costume jewelry sparkle for weeks, months, or even years.
Even knotted necklaces with delicate loops can be untangled. It is tempting to throw in the towel against knotted metal, but plastic wrap should be reached for instead. Put your knotted chains on the plastic wrap and cover with a little baby oil. If the jewelry is tangled and knotted, try using needles to unknot the strands. Wash them using dish soap, and then pat dry them.
As we previously mentioned, you cannot go wrong with a gift of jewelry when shopping for a woman. These tips can help you find the right jewelery that will complement the special lady in your life.