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TIP! Be careful on how you store all of your jewelry together. For best results, separate different pieces into different boxes, compartments or hooks.

If you want to find a present to buy for your special lady, do not be afraid to purchase jewelery. Keep reading for some insightful tips on selecting, wearing or caring for jewelry.

Try to avoid cleaning it with harsh chemicals like ammonia or turpentine. These chemicals can turn stones dull and even erode the enamel.

TIP! Quality jewelry should stay beautiful forever. It is important to invest in a quality piece of jewelry, so only work with respected and reputable jewelers.

Before you buy any new jewelry, you should look around for the latest trends. Getting a nice piece of jewelry is good, but getting it at a discount is even better.

TIP! Pay attention to the type of metal they wear, such as white gold or yellow gold. Also notice if your loved one usually wears hoops or studs.

Always check with your jeweler about insurance policy options before buying anything. Then, you will have peace of mind knowing it can be fixed or replaced if anything happens. For more expensive pieces, look for a jeweler that offers insurance for lost or stolen items.

Wear jewelry for at least a day to see if it hangs correctly and is comfortable. It will also allow you to see if the item is durable enough.

Consider unique pieces of jewelry for unique individuals. A one-of-a-kind jewelry piece is a great way to show someone how much they mean to you.

An attractive brooch can increase visual interest and accent your waist. You can add it anywhere on the belt that you think looks good.

TIP! Before you buy any item of jewelry, have a think about what your long term plans are for it. It is not beneficial to have a large box full of jewelry that you will not wear.

Before you buy, ask the jeweler if and how the gemstone was treated. The various treatments that gems are given means that they need to be cared for differently. Treatments can interaction with certain types of cleansing solutions, so doing your research can spare you from a chemistry mishap.

TIP! That includes dry or steam saunas. Many types of jewelry will suffer damage if they are exposed to extreme heat and humidity.

If you’re giving a special person in your life a present, you should consider buying a jewelry set. The larger jewelry stores will often give discounts on an entire set of jewelry. You could divide the set up and give one piece as a gift for each holiday throughout the year. By doing this, you’ll always have a gift ready and you know they’ll like it.

TIP! A matched jewelry set is a no-fail gift for any woman on your list. The larger jewelry stores will often give discounts on an entire set of jewelry.

Bracelets and necklaces must have a good, secure clasp. Without something that is solid, your chain, pendants and costly stones could be lost. Valuable bracelets and necklaces should be secured with a safety clasp. Some opt for two or three clasps on their extremely valuable pieces of jewelry so that they stay safe during wear.

TIP! Get some robe hooks to display your necklaces and keep them from getting tangled up. Install the hooks in a row on a wall or closet door, and use them to organize your necklaces by style, color, length or any other system that works for you.

If you’re going swimming, make sure you take off your jewelery first. Jewelry can be damaged by strong chemicals like chlorine, making your pieces less shiny and durable. Likewise, salt water can also damage your jewelry. You can extend the longevity of your pieces and keep their beauty intact by removing them prior to swimming.

TIP! When looking for the right jewelry, ignore fancy brand names and labels. Nobody will realize where this piece came from, and the seller may sell the piece at a higher price because of this brand.

Don’t focus on brand when buying a piece of jewelry. The brand may be a significant factor in the price. Usually, brand names like Cartier and Tiffany are much more expensive than jewelry without the brand name for the same piece. There are a number of different brands that manufacture high-quality jewelry.

TIP! It is hard to tell the difference between natural and fake rubies and sapphires. Lab created stones are beautiful and are made in a lab which makes them much cheaper than natural gems that are mined out of the earth.

When you are purchasing expensive jewelry, you should remind yourself that this is an investment that you will want to wear for many years. Although you usually get high-quality jewelry when you spend a lot of money, you also need to consider the style of the piece. A piece designed for the cutting edge of trendiness could look dated and silly just a few years down the road. A classic design will stand the test of time.

Statement stones like crystal or black onyx are striking and distinctive. You may find that saving money and finding great jewelry go hand in hand.

TIP! Spend within your means when purchasing jewelry. Accumulating large sums of debt for an expensive ring is an extremely poor financial choice.

Traditional simple clothing can be paired with colorful ornate jewelry to add some interest. Try wearing something like a black skirt and white top in order to show off your piece of jewelry.

TIP! You may have necklaces that you wore as a child that you’d still like to use. They’ll look more mature and less dated if you layer them with newer and larger pieces.

If you are a jewelry maker who sells at craft fairs, holiday markets and such, you may have trouble coming up with ways to properly display it. When on the look out for material involved in the creation of your piece, don’t forget about creative displays. Different types of boxes, stands, racks and baskets can all be turned into jewelry when you think outside the box.

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Alexandrite is a pretty gemstone that is used in jewelry, but is rarely spoken of or advertised. The stone’s color morphs from green to purple, changing based on whether you are inside a building or standing outside. It is frequently found in pendants, rings, or earrings.

TIP! Try and keep your hands healthy if you enjoy wearing several rings. Try trimming and buffing or getting regular manicures to make sure your nice hands complement your jewelry.

Clean the piece carefully with a damp cloth to preserve its setting. Follow this by drying it with a separate soft cloth. Avoid using steam cleaners or harsh chemicals with fashion or costume jewelry.

TIP! When you and your partner purchase an engagement ring, try to match the design of the ring with the type of lives you live. It is important to have the ring match who you are as a person and who you are with your partner.

Surprise your sweetheart and express your admiration with a lovely piece of jewelry. A piece of jewelry she never knew was coming will please any woman. When she opens up the box and sees what you bought her, her eyes will light up and you will get enjoyment from it.

TIP! Think twice before getting designer name jewelery. It is not always true that designer jewelry is made with higher quality components than non-brand name jewelry.

If you want to use necklaces you used when you were a child without looking immature or outdated, try pairing them with bigger and modern pieces. Find a more adult piece to bring the cluster together. If you can match them all to the same theme, that’s even better.

TIP! Proper storage is only half of good jewelry care; you need to clean your pieces, too. Before cleaning a piece of jewelry, make sure to check for any loose gemstones or breaks that could get worse.

If you clean your jewelry over a sink, make sure there is a plug in the drain. It’s easy for jewelry to slip off your hand when covered in soap. By plugging the drain, you can keep your jewelry out of the drain pipes.

TIP! Do not wear a loose ring when washing dishes or showering. Otherwise, they might slip off and get lost in the water, and you won’t even realize it.

Used jewelry often provides a better cost-benefit than new pieces. Previously owned jewelry is often as nice as its newer counterparts. The prices for used jewelry are usually a fraction of new prices so you can save quite a bit.

TIP! Dip your copper jewelery in some lemon juice every now and again. Copper tarnishes with the passage of time.

Choosing the perfect gift for a woman can be hard, but you can’t go wrong with jewelry. This article will guide you to the perfect jewelry for every woman in your life; whether you are shopping for your mom, wife, daughter or even yourself.