Published on October 16, 2017
slide 1: Alan Kashi The Jewelry Advice And Insights You Have Always Wanted To Have Alan Kashi Proficient tips provider. Forms of jewelry have been around for thousands of years. Jewelry makes a great fashion statement and a great piece of accessory to complete any number of outfits. There are many decisions to make when it comes to purchasing making or gifting jewelry. Use the tips below to make the right choices when it comes to selecting the jewelry thats right for you. Make sure to get rings sized properly so that they will fit you or someone who you are giving the ring to. Either go to a professional or use the string trick. You dont want to play guessing games and end up having to return it several times to get it right. The ring should feel snug but not too tight or two loose. Also take into account daily water weight fluctuation if you are measuring a finger yourself. Jewelry is a nice accessory to any outfit. Jeans and a t-shirt can look so ordinary but paired with a cute chunky bracelet or a fun pair of earrings even the dullest outfit can look unique. A colorful choker necklace can brighten up any look and a uniquely beaded ankle bracelet can accompany any old skirt. Mix and match traditional looks with nontraditional jewelry pieces to create one-of-a-kind looks youll love. Jewelry can come in sets that include multiple pieces. Matching earrings can be worn with a matching necklace but if your set includes more than two items it might be better to only wear one or two at a time. Wearing too many similar items doesnt look at good as one or two complimentary pieces. slide 2: Never EVER buy fake jewelry for someone you love That means gold-plated cubic zirconia or gold-filled. Stick to the real stuff - you can get a bargain on real gold silver or even platinum if you look hard enough. Fake jewelry can turn the skin black or green and that is the LAST thing you want to do Question any piece of jewelry that is so cheap its too good to be true. Look at any gemstones to ensure they dont have large inclusions in them. Look for stamps on the metal to prove that it is what its claiming to be. If someone takes offense to your double checking authenticity theyre probably lying. Know what to ask your salesperson. Find out if the gemstone you are interested in is natural synthetic or imitation. Natural gems cost the most because they have a higher cost to attain them. Synthetic gems are man-made and are easier to get so they are cheaper. Imitations are the cheapest overall but of course they are not be of the best quality. Buy your stones loose when you are creating your own jewelry designs. You will be able to pick out a stone that best reflects your desires. Once you find the perfect stone your ideas for a perfect setting will be much easier to decipher. Any good piece of jewelry starts at the stone. Dont worry about how much your jewelry costs. What is most important is that the pieces you choose reflect your individuality. It doesnt matter whether you paid one dollar or a thousand if you love the piece wear it with confidence. It is also perfectly acceptable to mix high and low cost jewelry. Alan Kashi Qualified tips provider. When you are viewing diamonds it is important that you do not look at them while they are sitting against a black background. You may perceive color differently and choose a diamond that is not slide 3: really what you are looking for. Make sure to view it under a magnifier so you will see any flaws it may have. Be sure to ask the person you are dealing with at the jewelry store if the gem you are trying to purchase has been treated in any way. A lot of times they are treated to make them look better and last longer but that decreases the value of the gem. Gifts of jewelry are often given to romantic partners. A romantic presentation is a great way to enhance a romantic piece of jewelry. Packaging and decoration can be used to make an attractive piece of jewelry look even better. Theatrical presentation also makes for a more memorable gift-giving. Jewelry given with a ceremony will remind its recipient not only of a relationship but also of a particularly romantic moment. One thoughtful way to increase the memorability of jewelry given as gifts is to coordinate jewelry given over time. A series of gifts each of which matches previous pieces given shows thoughtfulness and taste that is sure to be appreciated by the recipient. Building a matching set of jewelry through multiple gifts demonstrates a commitment to the relationship between giver and receiver. Before purchasing a diamond ring earrings or pendant familiarize yourself with the wide variety of cuts available. The Asscher cut diamond is uniquely cut in a square shape with cropped corners. This particular cut draws the eye to the diamond and is perfect for those with an appreciation of art deco styling. Try using an aluminum pan baking soda and boiling water to clean tarnished sterling silver jewelry. First lay the jewelry in the bottom of the aluminum pan. Next sprinkle a layer of baking soda over the jewelry. Once the jewelry is covered with baking soda pour boiling water into the pan. Use a spoon to push the jewelry slide 4: around in the pan. When the water cools remove your jewelry and dry it off. Finally polish it with a cloth to remove any remaining tarnish. Making hemp jewelry can be fun for you and your friends. Sometimes the hemp can get a little fuzzy when stored for a long time. A good way to combat the fuzzy look of hemp is to melt a wee bit of wax and smear it over the hemp before you tie it. Alan Kashi Proficient tips provider. As the beginning of this article mentioned jewelry has been a part of mankind for thousands of years as a great adornment for outfits. Jewelry makes a lasting statement and shows a great deal of your personality. Apply the tips from the article above to go on your way in becoming an expert in selecting the right jewelry choices for you and others.