Jewelry That Made From All kinds of Materials
Jewelry is made of specific metals such as gold, platinum, silver, copper, brass, gun-metal,
and some inorganic materials like wood, plastic, glass, shells, corals, etc. Since ancient
times, jewelry has been worn on various parts of the body.
Women love to wear fashion jewelry, which is a known fact around the world. It’s an old
tradition for women to wear jewelry accessories as they are expected to always look good.
But with the change in time you’ll also notice men wearing accessories, like bracelets,
chains, finger rings, and even earrings which have become a fashion statement.
Take a look around and you’ll understand how much the jewelry industry has expanded
over the years. These days both men and women have become conscious of their looks
i.e., whatever they wear should make a style statement. With the growing demand for
something new in the fashion business, wearing jewelry accessories have also now became
Metals like gold, silver and precious stones like diamond, ruby etc are used in making
ornaments. They are used not only because they make the ornament look beautiful but
also because they carry certain significance in certain cultures. Like for example, wearing
gold in China is considered to be auspicious for the person wearing it.
Pearls also have been used widely for making jewelry. Jewelries made of pearl look
beautiful and they also have a class of their own. They are equally expensive and make a
style statement. Earlier only certain category of people like the royal families could afford
to buy pearls but now with the increase in demand for pearl ornaments they are also made
Personally, I am in the favor of fashion costume jewelry that is chunky. Most women see
chunky ornaments as inelegant and loud. I think otherwise. It is my opinion that the
traditional accessories developed by rural women of older times were one of the best that
were ever created.
To give you an example of what I am talking about, let me talk about a necklace that I
recently purchased. It has many tribal faces dangling from it. I know that sounds corny.
But I do not buy ornaments for how they sound to my readers! Instead I focus on the
special message that the artisan was conveying through her or his creation. I would go to
the extent of saying that the run of the mill jewels that are machine made are lacking in
In addition, one more important aspect of jewels is that they can be a valuable
investment. If they are made of rare metals, pearls or precious stones, they quite likely
will appreciate in value over the long term. This potential for appreciation is one of the
exceptional features of buying jewels. There are very few other forms of fashion
accessories that could possibly increase in value – even if you used them in the interim
All in all, what I would recommend is that if you’re buying ornaments, you should be
careful about not overpaying for the brand. Try to focus on valuable raw material, original
design and the opportunity to resell the asset back to the place you bought it from.