How come a 6 feet tall brawny man smashing it hard on footy ground humps down to a slothful layabout when introduced to shopping? Well maybe shopping is one out of many things that men hate to do. But this definitely does not mean that you as a man would never be obliged, forced or at times dragged to shop. While shopping in itself is a daunting task for you, imagine being assigned to shop for jewelry. My dear boy, if you are sitting out there juggling your PSP in that “Whats the big deal” look of yours then you may need to go though below parameters to understand what I am talking about.
Unlike those “UNIVERSAL PICKS” you grab on the way to the occasion, buying jewelry needs to be justified not merely because it demands a high budget but also because it has a whole lot of meaning and significance attached to it. If you start to understand jewelry you would know how creatively it can be used to convey different emotions in a more deep and affirmed manner.
So to answer this question you really need to ask yourself the purpose of buying jewelry. It is always good to reserve jewelry for close ones, prized occasions and moments meant to leave impression. This would help you keep its effect for the time when you need it the most.
Who are you buying it for?
It’s very rare when men buy jewelry for men and even if it is the situation don’t panic because it’s not as tricky as buying jewelry for women. Jewelry is an object of great desire for women and they are very choosy about it. Whenever they get an opportunity to acquire one they make sure that they pick the best. So if you buy a piece of jewelry that fails to match her Will and she is Obliged to honor it as a gift, it Might not Address the Notion it was meant to deliver.
It would be smart to take her along to select what she needs. In case it is a surprise its good if you are well acquainted with her taste. But in case you are not, then plan surprise far in advance so that you have enough time to notice what she lays her eye on while passing by those jewelry showrooms.
After understanding women you have to come down to Who is the women in tis case? If it is for your wife or girlfriend make it more intimate with rings and necklaces. On the other hand if it is meant for your mother, sister or daughter you can go casual, fancy and unique with earrings and bracelets.
What is the occasion?
No we are not done yet. Next parameter to take care of is occasion. Some people think that jewelry is for grand occasions but it really the grand intention behind the occasion. Jewelry gifting as well as buying is often associated with engagement, wedding, anniversaries, birthday and Christmas. Since gemstones are well known as birthstones and anniversary stones they are beautiful and emphasizing to cherish birthdays and anniversaries. When it comes to engagement and wedding jewelry accentuated gemstone jewelry and brilliantly lustrous diamond jewelry brings the joy and honor required.
Researching the jewelry essentials
Apart from beauty and eye appeal there are more aspects to judge a piece of jewelry. The overall value of jewelry is decided in terms of eye-appeal, wearability, evidence of good workmanship, durability, balance and versatility. After you are done scrutinizing all this it falls down to examining individual components such as the metal and the stones used. In case of precious metals all you have to be careful of is the content of precious metal and its authentication. However it’s little tricky with gemstone as you might have to figure out the basics of four C’s being color, cut, carat and clarity. Thanks to modern day online jewelry retails that you can easily consult a professional gemologists to get a jest of above.
Adding sentiments to the jewelry
And lastly to all toughly toned supermen out there no jewelry goes without a hint of sentiments attached to it. Don’t forget to add a personal touch to the way you present it. Believe me or not it makes a lot difference. From cozy flowers and expressive notes to creatively planned presentation there are many ideas you can pick from.