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How to Start Shopping for Jewelry

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When it comes to buying a gift for your significant other, it is important that you put some serious time and thought into it. Depending on the occasion and how long you have been together, the right gift can make the relationship great, and the wrong gift can send the wrong message. If your significant other is one that would enjoy a piece of fine jewelry, you can rest assured that they will understand where the relationship is at. Jewelry for her can be an expensive gift, and if you are looking to solidify her understanding of your feelings, a gorgeous piece of jewelry can be just the ticket. Now that you have decided that jewelry is the right path to take, the next important decision you must make is what will she like? Whether you’re ready to pop the question or just looking for the perfect, simple Valentine’s Day/anniversary/birthday present, there are a wide variety of choices available to choose from.

Know her style and tastes– while some may think that the price tag is the only thing that matters, but it doesn’t matter how much you spend on a piece of jewelry if it is not something that she will like or wear. Yes, buying jewelry can be a thoughtful and meaningful gesture, but it can also be the opposite if you completely botch on knowing what she likes. Before you even begin looking, peek at the jewelry she already owns. Does she like dangle or stud earrings? What style of rings does she wear? Does she seem to favor the more intricate, detailed designs or go for more simple pieces? Yellow gold or silver? All these bits of information can really help you begin your search for the perfect jewelry gift ideas.

Do your homework– spend some time researching on your own before you step foot in a jewelry store. Learn a bit about the different metals and karats, cuts, designs, what is popular and what the quality name brands are. Arming yourself with information will help you be prepared for the overwhelming number of choices available.

Know how much you can afford– it can be quite easy to set off on a mission to buy the perfect piece of jewelry and justify spending large amounts of money on it. But no matter if you are looking to buy an engagement ring or a set of earrings, staying within a budget is important. Setting a price limit before you begin looking can help keep you from spending more than you want to in the heat of the moment.

Here are a couple of great ideas from Angel Designs to help get you started:

  • Dangle Diamond Earrings– you can never go wrong with white gold and diamonds. If your special someone loves to wear dangle-style earrings, these or something similar may be perfect. Elegant enough to wear to a gala and simple enough to wear to work, these would make a great addition to any jewelry collection. http://www.angeldesignsjewelry.com/products/earrings/151543751-2/
  • Round and Princess Cut Diamond Pendant– this vintage inspired 14k white gold diamond pendant is perfect for those that like to incorporate a bit of classic style in the jewelry. Filled with both round and princess cut diamonds, the sparkle that this piece gives off will catch every eye in the room. http://www.angeldesignsjewelry.com/products/pendant/151543753-2/
  • Twogether Ring– if you are looking for a piece of jewelry that symbolizes your love for one another in the relationship, then perhaps you should consider a Twogether ring. Each design features two stunning diamonds that represent each partner in the relationship and a variety of band styles, metals and colors are available to choose from. http://www.angeldesignsjewelry.com/twogether/
  • Engagement Rings– so you’re ready to ask the big question. If you are one for keeping it a complete secret, choosing the right one can be a stressful task. With so many styles to choose from, picking the right one that she will love each day can be difficult. This Old Hollywood Glam Yellow Diamond fully embraces the vintage look with a splash of unique color. Colored diamonds are extremely popular now because they offer a way for individuals to express their own personality. http://www.angeldesignsjewelry.com/products/engagement-rings/old-hollywood-glam-siera-yellow-diamond-engagement-ring-18k/
  • A great line of stunningly beautiful engagement rings by Bridal Bells is one collection that you should take a closer look at. The variety of options that they craft drastically increases the chances that you find the one she’ll love. To view the collection, visit http://www.angeldesignsjewelry.com/bridalbells/.

Also, don’t forget to pick out a wedding band for yourself for that special day. Angel Designs carries a great collection of wedding rings and jewelry for him that will match any style. To see the full collection of men’s wedding rings, visit http://www.angeldesignsjewelry.com/mens-wedding-rings/.