How to Start a Fine Jewelry Collection
Do you have your own personal jewelry collection? If not, let us show you how to build a stunning collection that will impress everyone.
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Nearly 21% of Americans say jewelry is their gift of choice.
Whether you're buying for yourself, a special loved one, or a friend, there is no denying that jewelry is a timeless, classic gift that makes a statement.
It's that perfect accessory to complement your outfit for a special night out.
Want to build a collection of timeless, unique jewelry? Check out this article for tips to build a fine jewelry collection.
Go Through Your Current Collection
The first thing you can do before buying new pieces is to go through your current jewelry collection. Take the time to sort through and get rid of pieces that you don't wear or want.
When deciding whether to keep it or not, ask yourself when was the last time you wore that piece. Is there a point to keep it stored away if you don't like the style or if you're not going to wear it?
Maybe you have a piece that you want to pass on to a child or another loved one. You may also choose to repurpose old jewelry into a new piece.
Another option is to sell old jewelry that you don't wear so that you can build a new collection.
Decide on What Pieces You Want
Once you go through your current collection, you can decide on what types of jewelry pieces you want to buy.
Don't feel like you're limited in your selection. You can mix demi-fine pieces with fine jewelry pieces. This way, you can have a collection that is beautiful yet affordable.
You can start with a few basic essential pieces and go from there.
Stud earrings are a classic choice that is perfect for any special occasion. They are also great for everyday wear.
You can choose a pair in the material and shape that you prefer.
Another classic choice are hoop earrings. They are an elegant choice for a special occasion.
A pearl necklace is a timeless piece. It completes an outfit and adds elegance.
Chain Necklace or Pendant Necklace
A simple long necklace is the perfect final touch to your outfit. You can get a simple chain necklace or a necklace with a pendant. With a pendant necklace, you can choose a pendant that is unique to you.
Focus on One Piece at a Time
Once you start to shop and look at jewelry pieces, you're probably tempted to buy everything at once.
However, the fun part of building a collection is to buy one piece at a time. This way, you're not rushing and you're more likely to buy a piece that you truly love.
What's Your Style?
The jewelry pieces that you choose are going to depend on your own style. Do you like to stand out with bright, statement-making pieces like a cocktail ring or a statement necklace?
Or maybe you prefer the minimalist look with a thin chain necklace or tennis bracelet.
Do you prefer to wear one show-stopping piece to go with your outfit? Or maybe you like to layer pieces together like more than one bracelet or a few stackable rings.
You can always mix and match pieces together to match your style.
If you're not sure what your jewelry style is, you can shop and look at different collections and see what stands out to you.
Jewelry can carry a lot of meaning. You can commemorate special occasions with different pieces.
For example, when you have a child, you can get a necklace pendant in their birthstone to celebrate the birth.
You can get personalized jewelry like a necklace with your name on it, or you can get a ring with a special date engraved on it.
Maybe you've set a goal for yourself this year. When you achieve it, you can reward yourself by buying a new piece that you've had your eye on. Consider it a treat for yourself.
It's also fun to branch out and get a jewelry piece that is different from what you'd normally wear.
For example, you can get an anklet if it's not something you already own. You might also get a necklace with a stone in a different color. If most of your jewelry is simple, you can get a statement piece to add to your collection.
Take Care of Your Jewelry
Another tip is to take care of your jewelry. After all, you've spent all this time building a collection.
Make sure to store your jewelry properly whether in a padded jewelry box or in individual storage boxes to protect from scratches.
Be careful of cleaning products that can also ruin your jewelry. You also shouldn't go swimming with your jewelry on.
Also, be careful of other chemical liquids such as perfumes and lotions. Even the sunlight and heat can damage your collection. Make sure to regularly clean your jewelry too.
Building your collection should be fun, not stressful. It's about creating your own style and choosing pieces that reflect your personality.
You can select pieces that reflect your hobbies and what you love. For example, if you love animals and nature, you can choose pieces that reflect that.
Building Your Fine Jewelry Collection
Whether for a date, work, or a family gathering, jewelry is the perfect accessory.
To build a cohesive collection, start slow and get one piece at a time. This way, you can gradually add pieces that go together. Over time, you can build a fine jewelry collection that is unique to your style.
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