June 29th, 2009
While fashion jewelry is also commonly referred to as junk jewelry and costume jewelry, both terms that make the jewelry sound worthless, taking good care of it is an absolute must. One of the most important things you should remember about fashion jewelry is that unlike fine jewelry that is made of precious metal and stone, it will tarnish and fade and can look quite unsightly if not cared for well. Fine jewelry can be restored to its original state by polishing and buffing. You will have no such luck with your fashion jewelry.
Cleaning agents that are used for fine jewelry can also be used to clean fashion jewelry. However it is very important to check the ingredients of the cleaner before using it on a piece of jewelry. Products that have acid, alcohol, ammonia and v…Read more »
June 28th, 2009
JUST AS WE SUSPECTED, gold has fallen back to the low $900s and begun rising again, writes Julian Phillips of the Gold Forecaster.
Should we be buying? If only life was so simple and we could say to you buy at this price and sell at that price. If we did you can be sure the Gold Price would not quite reach the height nor reach the low we set. It would almost reach there or overshoot, leaving you wrong footed, as most people are at present.
So what do we advise?
Perhaps it is about “feel”, but our “feel” comes from striving to understand and from paying close attention. In turn this comes from understanding a far from simple formula when it comes to gold and silver.
These markets react to monetary issue, to confidence factors and broad macro-economic events. …Read more »
June 25th, 2009
Accessories are now in control. A woman is more likely to choose her skirt or shirt based on the necklace or handbag she is wearing. She is more likely to get the shoes first and then the clothes to go with it. It’s all about the luxury jewelry. It’s all about the fancy shoes and the stylish purse or handbag.
Accessories themselves are the definition of fashion for spring and summer 2009. Scarves are everywhere. So are shoes decorated with their own “jewelry.” You will see women wearing scarves and women wearing bright colored necklaces and bracelets.
If you’re getting married, then you have to have the right necklace or the right bracelet or the right diamond engagement ring ny. It’s not the dress that’s important. It’s the jewelry, the …Read more »
June 25th, 2009
When you shop for jewelry, itâ€™s important to look for more than just the latest trend or the piece with the smallest price tag. While both style and price are important, itâ€™s also essential that you choose the best fit for your body. This article is designed to show you how.
Determining Your Ring Size
If you donâ€™t already know your ring size, donâ€™t fret. The process is simple and, best of all, it will only take a few moments of your time. Your first step is to cut a strip of paper thatâ€™s approximately 5″ in length and 1″ in width. Next, take the strip of paper and wrap it around the finger that you want to size. Using a pen, mark the point on the paper where the ends meet.
As a general rule, each 1/8″ in circumference translates in…Read more »