What should we pay attention to buy jewelry for Valentine’s Day
If you are still competing for a Valentine’s Day gift, you can not go wrong and jewelry. But learning some tips to help anyone should be easier to pick the perfect works. This means knowing the taste of a partner, and the wording of shopping and learning in the famous jewelery shop means what the grapes are graded.
“It’s a lot of time to buy jewelry,” said Amanda Gizzi, a spokeswoman for jewelers in the United States, with more than 8,000 retail trade association members. “There are some great sales. Find the best for your budget, but do not dazzle discounts.
KNOW YOUR LOVED ONE’S TASTE
Look at what your partner is wearing and what’s in the jewelry box. If your special someone likes small earrings, don’t get big hoops. And if that person is active, don’t buy rings with high settings, says Gizzi. Among the trends this year: updated classics like hoop earrings with diamond chips, or layering rings or bracelets. If you plan to buy diamonds, see if there’s a way – subtly! – to find out if your partner would rather sacrifice size over quality or vice versa.
DO RESEARCH AND LEARN THE LINGO
Check out sites such as Jewelers of America and online retail sites such as Blue Nile for help understanding key terms – for example, what clarity means when you are talking about diamonds – and topics such as how gemstones are graded.which also has begun opening in-person showrooms, offers tools to compare the prices of 150,000 independently graded diamonds.
TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FRAUD
First of all, careful shops always offer more than 50% discount. Consumers may find that the discount price is actually the average retail price of other places, said the American jeweler. From a trusted retailer. Let your friends recommend, or go to the American Gem Society and other sites, it allows you to search the famous jewelery shop postal code.
As for the diamonds, consumers should stick with a stone that is accompanied by an independent scoring report by a respected American lab of the Gemological Institute, Josie said the Dutch, Blue Nile brand director experience.
CONSIDER SYNTHETIC DIAMONDS
If you want something sparkly but want to avoid gems from conflict zones, synthetic or man-made diamonds are about 20 percent to 40 percent less expensive, according to DealNews. Produced in a laboratory, they are chemically the same as mined diamonds, as opposed to simulated diamonds, which are usually cubic zirconia or moissanite. Pure Grown Diamonds, the world’s largest distributor, has a directory on its website of stores by zip code that offer lab-grown diamonds. While a gemologist wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between mined and synthetic diamonds, a jeweler needs to tell buyers the origin.