Almost all women love jewelry as a gift. If you need to find just the right jewelry gift but have no idea what to buy, this article is for you. Here are some ideas for getting the right piece for the woman in your life.
You never want to use bleach, ammonia, or any other cleaning solvents that are not designed specifically for cleaning jewelry. Using them may result in damage to your jewelry, may cause dulling of gemstones, and may erode enamel work.
Be careful when storing all your jewelry together. Boxes, holders, compartments, and hooks are all valuable tools for storing jewelry safely. Avoiding piling your nice jewelry pieces into one big heap in a box. Not only can this harm the fine and fragile pieces, but things like necklaces can get severely tangled up with other necklaces or other jewelry.
Jewelry should be stored in an air-tight and humid free area. Keep them stored safely in a closed, dark area, like a jewelry box or drawstring bag. Certain metals begin to tarnish when exposed to humidity. It is possible to polish precious metals, but polishing non-precious metals will damage the coating, which makes the copper that metal was covering show.
When shopping for sterling silver jewelry, it is a good idea to bring a small magnet along with you. As a precious metal, silver should never be attracted to a magnet. Also, look to make sure that silver is hallmarked and stamped with .925, sterling or ster. If you cannot find a stamp, you might be looking at a cheap imitation.
Know which kind of stone you are buying with your jewelry. There are basically three distinct types: natural gems, synthetic gems and imitation stones. “Real” can mean natural or synthetic, and an imitation stone could be glass or plastic. Natural gems are dug up from the ground, and synthetic gems are man-made in a lab.
Consider stones when you are buying jewelry. You should chose stones that reflect your personality, as well as complement your skin tone. Choose neutral colors that will easily match any outfit you decide to wear. You want to have plenty of opportunities to show off every piece.
As we have previously said, when you do not know what to buy your girl, try some jewelery. Use the ideas presented in this article to make sure you choose just the right piece for any woman in your life.