Archive for February, 2010

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Investing money on jewelries might be heavy on your pocket. However, it has become a necessity to have different types of jewelry these days. The question that will come to your mind when buying jewelry will be how to get good quality jewelry in cheap price. Well, buying whole sale jewelry is probably one of the best options.
You will get to save lot of your money and will be able to get good quality jewelry with wholesale idea. With this your budget will be maintained and you will not have to compromise on designs or quality. Another good way to get cheap jewelry is by looking online. You can compare prices of various companies and then select offer that fits your requirements. This will not only save your money but also lot of time. Don’t think that jewelries are always pricy, do a bit of research and you will get great jewelry within your budget.

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It may get very difficult to sell your jewelry with so many companies offering you various prices. you surely don’t want to be a victim of any gold scam or any other illegal activities unknowingly. Here are some tips which help you to prevent any mishap when selling your jewelry.
• Check whether the company is authorized by better business bureau
• Have a look at their past history in case they have any criminal records
• What are their offering for your gold
• Are they famous and included in any surveys or reviewed by anyone.
• Will they return your jewelry in case you are not fine with their proposal
• What assurance or warranty they provide.
Apart from this you can even try out the company by selling a small piece of jewelry and then continue dealing if you find the company genuine. Do your research and decide wisely.

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The way you store your silver jewelry will have a great impact on its durability. If it is left open in contact with air, water or light for a long time then the chances of it get tarnished increases. So make sure that you store them enclosed in an air tight plastic bags or something like that.

The corners of the case where you are going to store your jewelry should have smooth edges to avoid any scratching. Apart from that the surface of the case should also be hard. If you don’t have a box then you can keep them in pouches that are made up of soft material. Also avoid them keeping in any extreme climate like heat and moisture to avoid any damage. This will make sure that your silver ornaments stay new and sparkling.
So if you want to protect your valuable silver jewelry, make sure you store them in right place.

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Karat is the term used for showing the purity of gold. Gold is available in different types of karat like 10k, 14k, 24k, 18k etc. amongst all 24k is the purest form of gold. it is very soft and might get damaged if used for jewelry. With 24k gold, there are no impurities or mixture of any alloy which makes them pure gold whereas in other types of karats, there is a small percentage of an alloy present. After 24k, comes the 18k gold and has around 25% impurities which includes copper, aluminum, nickel, iron and many more.

The higher the karat, the more is its price and purity. The chances of your gold getting tarnish or corrode will decrease with higher karat of gold. However different karats have its pros and cons. When you buy a lower karat then it will stay stronger and durable which is not the case with high karat value. 14k gold is widely used for wedding and engagement rings as it last longer than other karats and are also not too expensive comparatively.

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You can sell your jewelry to several online stores, jewelry stores, pawn shops or wholesalers. Most of these places are reliable and also give you good money for your jewelry. However it is very important that you do a proper research before dealing with them. If you have decided to sell your jewelry to a local store then make sure you get right price of your jewels. If you don’t want to take the trouble of seeing several local shops and waste any time then online store is probably best for you.

Ensure that the company with whom you are dealing is an authorized company and has a good history. Analyze the type of jewelry you have and what is its present condition. This will help you in deciding your place to sell them. If you know the right place, then you will surly get a good price for your jewelry.