Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Like Fine Diamonds? Watches? 3 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Your Perfect Time Piece

Nothing shows high-end tastes and a desire for the finer things than wearing fine diamonds, watches, or other quality jewelry. But who likes to go into one of those pushy jewelry shops where the salesperson is simply out to make a commission? They will tell you whatever you want to hear in order to get you to buy an expensive piece of jewelry.
To skip this awkward experience, go online to a reputable jeweler to find the timepiece you're looking for at a price you're willing to pay. Here are three things to keep in mind when you're shopping.
What is Your Price Point?
It is so easy to get carried away by fine diamonds, watches, and sparkly trinkets when you're shopping for jewelry. The key here is to make sure you know what your budget is prior to logging onto your computer. Have a number in mind and visit several sites to see if your budget is lining up with the quality of watch you want. Remember - diamonds and gold can be cheap or expensive depending on their quality. Also, you will be paying for a name just as much as the materials used to construct the watch so a lesser-known brand may yield an ideal watch if your budget is modest.
What is the Style You're Going For?
Do you want a watch that can be seen from outer space because it's so sparkly? Or, maybe something more demure is what you had in mind? The style you choose can dictate what you'll pay. So, say a watch that has the highest quality diamonds and gold really catches your eye. You can expect to pay more for this piece than one that has diamonds of lesser quality, clarity, cut, and carats.
However, a watch with just one or two diamonds and made from 24k gold can be just as eye-catching and still cost a pretty penny. Remember, it all comes down to the grade of diamond and gold or silver used to make the piece. Keep in mind that fewer carats and a lower grade of metal (gold or silver) can reduce the cost of a watch, but still keep it high quality.
What is the Quality of the Piece?
Fine diamonds, watches, and rings don't come cheap - unless they are made with cheap materials. Whatever online jeweler you decide to shop with, make sure that you read all of the information provided so you know what you're paying for. Also, read customer reviews to see what others have bought and thought of the jeweler.
Make sure the diamonds are certified and that the gold is pure and you will have a time piece that will be the envy of all your friends.

1 comment:

  1. The selection of a wedding gift is tough. Different people like different things. But some gifts are always good for example nice and branded watches.