Dec 30, 2009
Art deco CZ jewelry can help you to channel your inner flapper with pieces that are dramatic and noteworthy. Vintage looks are created with man-made stones that pack all the power of real gems, but for only a fraction of the cost. Designs range from floral carved and Lucite to dazzling pieces that use glass and faux stones to elevate the look of plain separates.
CZ jewelry is great when you want to sport jewelry that has many colors. In fact, unexpected color combinations can actually help to create a rich-looking effect. So don’t be afraid to mix and match Cubic Zirconia jewelry with pieces that you already own. Pair a few great glass necklaces with CZ jewelry in the form of clip earrings or a gold plated cuff. Or mix a retro broach with a bunch of modern bangles. It’s all about having fun.
With the art deco look, it’s meant to be unique. Choose selections that are driven by your personality. If you are more traditional, go for pieces that will stand out against neutrals. If your look is more eclectic, then mix in some brightly colored CZ jewelry that will compliment the other hues in your closet.
Today’s art deco inspired CZ jewelry is more practical than picking up vintage finds at a flea market. With these modern takes on one of fashion’s favorite trends, you get the best of trends both old and new. Plus, when you buy these pieces new, you never have to worry about getting them home and finding out there’s a missing stone or a broken clasp (trust me, it’s happened to me!).
Besides, ladies just love to have diamond jewelries as a gift but when it comes to giving them with a limited budget, it becomes practically impossible to buy them. Hence, Cz jewelry forms to be a great substitute in such a situation. While this kind of jewelry acts to be a great replacement for that highly expensive diamond jewelry, the Cz comes at a much lesser price than the diamond jewelry, hence you don’t have to worry if you want to buy these and have a very sleek budget to get them. Plus they are flawless so you don’t have to worry much about their quality and elegance.
In continuation to this, wearing Cz jewelry has become more of a status symbol as high-class people and celebrities love to wear them. Hence, you do not have to feel inferior if you have taken them as a replacement of that expensive diamond jewelry. So you can rock your loved ones, especially the females helping them to show beautifully without any concern of price for you. Apart from this, the jewelry of Cz resembles the diamond jewelry so closely, that it would be difficult for the ones to whom you have gifted them, to differentiate between the two of them.
Dec 27, 2009
Cubic Zirconia jewelry has always been a great way to try out the latest trend without splurging on pricy pieces that you might only wear for a season. In the case of today’s tough economic times, Cubic Zirconia jewelry is the answer when designers tell us that the hot list items are statement necklaces, oversize cuffs and look-at-me cocktail rings. Cubic Zirconia jewelry is also ideal when you want to copy the style a celebrity, but you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg to get their look. Oftentimes, you can find a celeb inspired design in the form of Cubic Zirconia when you look online, just as you can find designer knock-off dresses. Today’s fashion elite such as Ashley Olsen and Diane Kruger are fans of this style.
The fringe trend is a fun and over-the-top fashion statement when you need an excuse not to take yourself so seriously. Fringe Cubic Zirconia jewelry is best suited to after your 9-5 shift, when you can sport gobs and gobs of chain link and rhinestones. However, if you’re looking for small and tasteful Cubic Zirconia jewelry pieces, then consider adding a pendant necklace or a great pair of earrings with a small drop. This look adds drama to any outfit and is sure to get you noticed.
With fringe Cubic Zirconia, you can sport a jewelry set or a statement piece to get in on the trend. Try mixing and matching with pieces that you already own to create a unique look that is all your own.
Dec 24, 2009
Some of the type of rings which you can purchase are celebrity rings, engagement rings, promise rings, etc. The cubic zirconia rings are always loved by people when gifted to them. People generally buy these rings on some great occasions such as marriages and engagements. In the party everyone will surely get amazed by looking at your jewelry. Even if in the family the old trend is being set to giving old different gifts then you can start a new trend by gifting cubic zirconium rings.
It is difficult for you to choose a ring for you from the shop directly. So it is always preferable for you to have a look at the color and design of the cubic zirconium rings on the net. On the net you have got enough time to look and choose the ring which you want to buy for you. On the net there is the facility for you to buy the rings also and in this way you can save a lot of money of yours along with the time.
Dec 20, 2009
The best way to take care of your CZ jewelry is to wash them with a good jewelry cleaner. On the contrary, if you find yourself unable to find it, you can manage its cleaning with ordinary dish wash liquid and lukewarm water. All you need to do is keep your jewelry of CZ submerged into the mixture of the liquid soap and lukewarm water for half an hour, and then rub it very lightly with a toothbrush with soft bristles. This would not only clean your jewelry thoroughly, but would bring back its shine and dazzle it like any other diamond jewelry.
It is further recommended that you avoid bringing any kind of washing agent, oil, dirt etc into the contact of the Cubic Zirconia jewelry that would not only stain it, but would reduce the charm of the jewelry as well. It is hence advised that you take out your jewelry before doing any kind of household work, in order to save it from any kind of dirt, unwanted stains etc. Besides, it would be better if you keep this kind of jewelry wrapped in a soft pad of cotton that would not only avoid any kind of dirt to set on it, but would also maintain its shine and looks.
Dec 17, 2009
Today, these three stone CZ rings are available in many new styles, designs and settings. Most of the times three stone CZ rings are mistaken for the very expensive diamond rings. This is mainly because it is very hard to differentiate between them and the original diamond rings with a naked eye. Only an expert can do this task. The other thing that makes them very useful is their durability which is of great importance for all those people who prefer to wear these rings daily in all different kinds of situations. Cubic Zirconia rings are excellent alternatives for the diamond rings.
CZ rings have become most preferable choice for all mainly because of their cheapness. The best part of these CZ rings is that like diamond rings they are also available in many different choices. One can now easily get three stone ring of Cubic Zirconia, from anywhere. These CZ rings have made it possible to wear beautiful rings without high price tags. There is no reason to deny the fact that these CZ rings are best alternatives to diamond rings. There is no point in seeking the expensive diamond rings, when a better option in form of CZ rings is available at some fraction of money.
Dec 13, 2009
Though the variety of materials that are used to make CZ rings is huge, CZ gems set in sterling silver rings are the most popular and in vogue variety. Sterling silver CZ rings are considered to be an expression of love, a perfect gift for a loved one, a perfect wedding gift, engagement rings, the best accessory to evening and party wear and to satiate one’s desire to wear diamond rings. CZ rings are valued by cuts and CZ allows the craftsman much greater convenience and options than real diamonds. The most popular cuts for Cubic Zirconia rings are Baguettes, princess cut, pear cut, radiant, heart cut, trillion cut, emerald cut, cushion cut and the evergreen oval cut. Advanced cutting techniques like high-precision tools and lasers and superior polishing techniques and carbon coatings have taken the CZ ring design and quality to new heights. CZ crystals are artificially manufactured and hence can be made in many desired shapes, sizes and colors, and are free from the flaws and limitations of a real diamond, thus assuring a consistently fine quality of gems.
Dec 10, 2009
Cubic Zirconia jewelry is a great way to try a vintage throwback look. Pieces like art deco bracelets, statement broaches and jewelry sets have all been fairly expected of this style. But today, fashion and jewelry is more edgy and unconventional than ever before. Now, it’s about mixing and matching materials and textures. CZ jewelry can be in the form of a necklace on a ribbon or strands of pearls paired with chain link.
Traditionally, Cubic Zirconia was set in silver or gold tone, but non-traditional metals like oxidized silver and hammered brass are now also playing a role. There is more freedom to accessorize freely, and this has led to a rock and roll inspired vibe for some pieces of Cubic Zirconia, while others stick to a more traditional art deco look.
Cubic Zirconia isn’t necessarily limited to wear just at night. It’s becoming more acceptable to wear the stones to the office or out for lunch with the girls. It’s about having fun with your own style and not taking yourself too seriously. CZ jewelry can be paired with everything from jeans and a t-shirt to a little black dress to a suit. But if you want to go for the traditional screen siren role, stick with black and white separates. Add a true red lipstick, a strand of pearls and a great pair of pumps and you’ll look like you’ve stepped out of another era. This Old Hollywood glamour style is favored by everyone from the women of Mad Men to real life stars like Cate Blanchett and Angelina Jolie.
Dec 7, 2009
There are all types of clip earrings available in the market. From the inexpensive and disposable variety to the diamond encrusted gold ones, clip-on attract customers from all strata of the society. The most popular types of clip earrings are chandelier earrings, dangle earrings, Bohemians, ethnic earrings, hoops and teardrop earrings. All these types of earrings come in all varieties of colors and sizes and are made from a variety of materials like gold, silver, copper, brass, glass, pearls, gems, amber, wood, bones and the most popular Cubic Zirconia. Clip earrings come in two technical variants; the standard clip variety and the magnetic ones. With cutting edge technology at disposal, jewelry designers around the world create trends overnight and some enterprising ones have gone to the extent of offering customized and made to order clip earrings, designed and fabricated to suit individuals’ tastes and fancies.
CZ clip earrings, however, remain the most popular by large. CZ clip on earrings offer the buyer the otherwise exorbitantly expensive freedom of wearing a new diamond everyday without worrying about the finance at all and are hard to distinguish from the real diamond ones. CZ clip-on earrings have no dearth of takers. CZ clip earrings are in vogue. They adorn celebrities, the rich and famous and lend the same charm to the humble housewife who may otherwise need a lifetime to afford real diamond clip earrings.
Dec 2, 2009
And the jewelry piece that is most accessible to a girl is a pair of earrings. She spends a lot of time finding the right pair to match her dress and the occasion. She is so engrossed that she does not even care to bother if she does not have the other jewelry pieces. For her earrings are her domain, rest are optional. You must have felt the same at that stage.
So why wait so much, just get your daughter her first pair of her own precious earrings. She must have acquired a few from her grandparents and you but now it’s time for her to have her own. There are a lot of options in the market and the ones which would suit her most are the clip-on earrings. They are with the provision that they can be worn even if the earlobe is not pierced. Hence there would not be an urgent need for you to rush her to get her ear lobes pierced. Also the clip-on earrings are a very dexterous form of jewelry. They have a vast possibility of being used as any other jewelry piece, like the brooch. You won’t have to buy her anything else but a few good pairs of clip-on earrings. They can also be tucked on to the plain Jane shoes and be made ready for her friend’s party. What you need is a strip of ribbon and these clip-on earrings, and you can be her fairy godmother!
Nov 29, 2009
Cubic Zirconia jewelry originates by combining Zirconia powder with yttrium oxide and heated about 5000 degree Fahrenheit which results into bright, sparkling crystals which are often used to make different type of Cubic Zirconia jewelry. Cubic Zirconia jewelry can be used for making engagement rings, wedding sets, sterling silver jewelry, white gold, beads, stones etc. Cubic Zirconia jewelry is available in round, oval, octagon, and square, pear, trillion, heart and triangle shape but the variant Cubic Zirconia white AAA is also available in cushion, taper and baguette shapes also. The cost of the Cubic Zirconia jewelry can vary depending on the size and design. Cubic Zirconia jewelry can be used for various occasions namely marriage purposes as a wedding ring which can be selected from different elegant designs and shapes, engagement ring, eternity rings, solitaire rings, platinum rings, anniversary rings, three stone rings. Cubic Zirconia jewelry are also available in different themes which can be a heart shaped, rose shaped, round, square, butterfly shaped, or some shape giving inspiration which can be worn according to the celebration themes. All Cubic Zirconia jewelry is certified by gemological institute with different rating namely A, D, E AA depending on the quality. CZ bracelets are available in the variants of 14 carat, 18 carat with availability in plain, yellow gold, beaded, yellow gold flat, Yellow gold light, white and rose gold, twisted, tri color, yellow gold braided twist, white gold Large and polished, shiny gold, gold hinged swirl. CZ Necklaces are available in very attractive and classic styles with wide range and colors namely pirate skull, cross bones pendants, hearts by yard, bead necklace, Pandora bead, heart with cross pendant etc. The entire Cubic Zirconia jewelry is worldwide used and is globally wide spread. Its unique features make Cubic Zirconia jewelry superior from diamond in spite of the low cost, durable and easily available.
Nov 26, 2009
Cubic zirconia was discovered in 1892 as a naturally occurring, but extremely rare material and its qualities and the uses that it could be put to, prompted scientists to work on procedures to make CZ in laboratory. The first successful attempt came in 1930, however it was not until 1973 that the Soviets perfected the technique and finally in 1976, commercial production began. These days, production of Cubic zirconia around the world is in excess of a hundred million carats annually. This alone is an indicator that certifies the growing popularity of CZ and its qualities that jewelry designers swear by. Innovations and the latest CZ manufacturing techniques have further enhanced and added to its quality. Thin carbon-film coatings and newer techniques of polishing, extremely precise tools and lasers for immaculate cuts and finer crystal making techniques have not only made the humble Cubic zirconia a fine gemstone, but have also reinforced its status as the most promising substitute to diamonds.
Nov 24, 2009
Wealthy families would never wear clip on earrings because of the high class people would want their daughter to have their ears pierced instead. It isn’t feminine for girls to not have their ears pierced. They will probably have their child pierced their ear when they are 8 years old so they can spend their extra money on stud earrings or big hoop earrings. The earrings alone may cost a few thousand.
Other wealthy families would buy wear necklaces and bracelets that would cost as much as a car. I know I wouldn’t, but some families will. There are also diamond rings that would cost tens of thousand dollars. The middle class won’t be able to afford that, thus they will only spend about $50 or less dollars on cubic Zirconia rings.
CZ rings are glittery and sparkly metal where u can see it shrine across the room. Although the price is reasonability cheap, the quality says different. They are long lasting and can be used until you don’t like it anymore. They are replaceable because of how low cost CZ rings are.
Nov 22, 2009
Women are not just wearing CZ jewelry. They’re flaunting it day and night, for work and play. And with a trivial price tag compared to other luxuries, you can feel confidant when buying it. CZ jewelry is man made, but that doesn’t mean it’s fake. Actually, it just means that the crystals were grown in a controlled environment. This means that CZ jewelry is absolutely perfect. The real stones can’t even compare in this aspect.
If you’re even noticed a fashion-forward celeb sporting a multi-million dollar necklace or clip on earrings on the red carpet, then you’ve probably drooled over their bling. But realistically, they don’t even own these pieces. It’s more for show than anything else. But the great thing is that you can get their look without spending a fortune. Online merchants have virtually identical looking pieces in the form of CZ jewelry. So go ahead an indulge – it’s guilt free and fabulous.
CZ jewelry makes a great gift as well. If you have an upcoming birthday, anniversary or a special someone to buy for during the holidays, consider Cubic Zirconia jewelry as something that will really blow her mind. Today, there are so many great pieces available, the hardest thing is narrowing it down to just to the right one. But even if you go overboard, CZ jewelry is completely affordable to invest in. Remember, you can get the best value when you buy in bulk or in sets.
Nov 19, 2009
There are something called Cubic Zirconia jewelry. This type of metal is relatively cheap and can be made into cubic zirconia rings, bracelets, necklaces, clip on earrings, and earrings. It looks almost the same as diamond. The only difference is that it isn’t as hard as diamond. They are often times compared to each other as if there were no difference between them. Cubic Zirconia is one of diamonds closest competitors. Of course they are not as good of a quality as diamonds. So CZ jewelry can be a substitute for the expensive diamond. Instead of completely stopping the purchases of jewelry, buying something that are identical works just as well. This may help the economy get back on track.
CZ rings instead of diamonds rings for an anniversary is better than nothing at all. They will be appreciated just as much. At the same the economy will not be in as bad of a recession. They might be able to overturn this tragic time into something better.
Nov 16, 2009
When I was in Seoul, Korea, I’ve seen many people that were wearing hats that have jewelry attached on them. It could have been clip on earrings on those hats. Attaching jewelry that will add a little more spice on those hats was something I’ve never seen. It spices it up by giving it a glimmer sparkle. It brings fashion to a whole new level. Imagine when walking around and your jewelries are clinging together making a harmonic sound. How cute would that be?
Jewelry can also be used on button downs. Instead of having plastic buttons, it is possible to have CZ rings on them instead. It will be the fashion of the future. People are always trying to collect things and makes things better. Someone who owns a car will want to keep it as the newest model. They will try to have the fastest engine and the brightest lights. On the other hand, fashion can just be as demanding for people to try to keep up. They will want the new Cubic Zirconia rings that can be attached on as a button or as a button.
This may be a little weird at first, but people are known to adapt. They are willing to try out new things. This is uniqueness that people want to acquire. It only takes a little more time before this will travel the world. Not all jewelries are meant to be worn by the person, but on the clothing. People will be astounded and shocked of how fashionable fashion can become.
Nov 12, 2009
Then humans are also known to have conquered everything- be it the world, nature or themselves. Hence, now this beauty is approachable. Not that it was out of human reach, but now what we have is better than diamond. What restricted us in the case of diamonds was its availability, it was natural occurring, and our efforts to make an imitational one produced cheap substitutes. Then we stuck gold with cubic zirconia. It came across as a substitute to diamond and not just as a substitute, but a worthy substitute. It has created a stir since the time it was developed and has its hold getting stronger day by day. The main area of benefit in its case was that we could produce it at our will and of any size, we wish. Apart from that, it is comparatively very cheap to diamond. The main reason why cubic zirconia is a better diamond because it has higher dispersion rate than diamond, hence it sparkles more than a diamond. Hence, if you place high quality cubic zirconia rings beside a diamond ring the cubic zirconia ring would definitely outshine the diamond one!
This has helped the designers produce new range jewelry, which is more varied, experimental in style and better in quality of appeal. They have come forward to produce designs, which were otherwise unthought-of with diamonds. This not only works good for us but them as well.
Hence now you can have that epitome of beauty adorn your back of the hand at just half the price.
Nov 4, 2009
Earrings are very common in this day and age. Majority of the women in the world has or had earrings before. Typically, earrings would match on both sides of the ears. I’ve been noticing a few women with mismatched earrings. Sometimes one side would be regular earrings and the other side would be clip on earrings. Why is would this occur in such a fashionable time?
I believe because it is a fashionable time period in the world, they would reduce the amount of people having to mismatch their clothing of style. People are always trying to see what match with what clothing. A good example of mismatching is a green shirt and purple pants. Green and purple does not match with each other. I’ve seen a lot of people wearing black, because they can match with a lot of different colors. They follow other people to what’s in. An exceptional few are ready to be something unique wearing mismatching earrings. Although they aren’t tremendously noticeable because of the size of earrings, but it is still discomfited to have mismatched earrings. Girls are able to cover it with their hair if the mismatching earrings were to bother them. Cubic Zirconia rings have also been mismatched. A few people I know will wear multiple CZ rings to look better when going out at night. They will dress all pretty and all of a sudden you look at their fingers and you see different color rings. Multiple rings are more so ostentatious rather than stylish. Having multiple rings is really unnecessary and really hard to match.
I will rather stick to matching with people. Being unique is good, but not to a sense where you get too much attention. There is a saying, getting attention for the wrong reasons. If you want to get attention then becoming talented in something is the way to go.
Nov 3, 2009
I believe the future of fashion jewelry is far too complicated. As the people in the world get wealthier, the prices of jewelry will rise. This goes for Cubic Zirconia rings, gold necklaces, white gold bracelets, silver earrings, and pearl clip on earrings. In big cities, like New York, Beijing, Tokyo, and London, fashion is becoming bigger and bigger. This means jewelries and other accessories are necessary for people to look different. They have to try to have different ways to dress up than someone else. Due to the various and wide range of selection, jewelries are becoming a bit hit; many companies are trying to win over the jewelry business for the sake earning profit in the future.
The reason the CZ rings, gold necklaces, white gold bracelets, silver earrings, and pearl clip on earrings can be so popular is because of the uniqueness of each one. Chances of somebody else buying the same type of jewelry are unusual. There is a long future ahead. Jewelry may or may not become worthless or maybe they will become as valuable as a house. Only time will tell.
Oct 29, 2009
The dim beams from the street lights are reflecting off of the immaculate jewelry. The reflection is so strong that it can make the other person strain their eyes. Jewelry can illustrate the refinement in a person. It shows someone personality; their individuality, their inner-self and independence. CZ rings can be very flashy when the female moves her hand around. Glimmering lights will shine in any alleyway by the reflection of her jewelry. The jewelry fashion is so important in modern days.
Fashion outfit is important when going out but fashion jewelry is just as important. The will sort out you from the rest of the people. Jewelry does not always have to be too expensive. For example Cubic Zirconia can get the job done. They will be able to shimmer lights and at the same time show off your fashion statement. Clip on earrings are not as good as earrings when it comes to showing off your fashion statement because it has a potential to fall off and that would be embarrassing.
Oct 26, 2009
What exactly is a good costume? Everyone has different ideas on what a good costume is. They can be anything from a superhero to villains, successors to commoners, princess to prince. In order to celebrate the traditions of Halloween, you will need to buy a costume in a store. Some costumes do not include jewelry that the super heroes or princesses wear. They only have the attire component to it and not the jewelries. Everyone can just buy a costume and wear it, but there is a selected few who will go further than that to look their very best in the party they are attending. Maybe they can win the Halloween costume contest while they are at it.
People who participate in Halloween can buy green Cubic Zirconia rings for the green lantern from DC comics. Green lantern possesses a powerful ring. It can shoot a green laser been that can cut through almost anything. CZ rings are very shiny and can shimmer through lights in the middle of the night when going trick or treating or at a party. It will make you look distinctive compared to other green lanterns.
Clip on earrings for princess Jasmine from Aladdin. Princess Jasmine is known for her elegance and to be as elegant as she is. The jewelries she has show her well being as a princess. Without it, you become that far off on being princess. There are no other ways to become a princess without the foundation of one. This is the jewelries that Jasmine wears. Earrings and bracelets she wear on her all the time is what makes her princess. The CZ rings and the clip on earring are accessories for the costumes to make the person mimic their ideal Halloween costume.
Oct 22, 2009
When buying a gift for someone, the buyer will be uncertain or at least hesitate on what to get for the other person. There are so many things to decide from. Personally, I would have to see how long I have been with the person and how much I actually care. I’ve been told that it is best to start out with something small and slowly start to increase in price or size. This maybe true in most cases, however there are some flaws in this statement. Girls always want things. They would love to receive roses, cubic zirconia rings, clip on earrings, bracelets, necklaces, clothes, or perfume. Clip on earrings are good anniversary presents because it can be worn everyday. When she look at the mirror and see the earrings ,she will start thinking about you. Cubic zirconia rings also known as cz rings are cheap versions of diamond rings. This is ideal when getting it for someone when you guys aren’t engaged yet. It is more common between the younger couples. This can also remind the girl of the guy who gave her the ring when she wears it.
Anniversary exists for a reason. It celebrates past events. Something to remember a memorable event or moment. Anniversary gifts are suppose to be long-lasting and never forgotten.
Oct 19, 2009
Due to the limited amount of space on the rear view mirror, I suggest a small type of jewelry. Cubic zirconia rings are small enough to be hung on the rear view mirror. Cubic zirconia rings are very marvelous to look at. As you drive and look at the rear mirror you will be able to see the shimmering light, shining back at you. If it has some representative meaning behind the cz rings it will be even better because when you look at it. It will give you a warm feeling. The feeling of fulfillment and accomplishment while driving is so pleasurable. If sparkling jewelries doesn’t satisfy your taste then get clip on earrings. They come in pairs, so you can hang them on both side of the string. They are very inexpensive. Although it’s not as striking as the cz rings, I feel that they can get the job done.
cz rings or clip on earrings is unquestionably unusual.
Oct 14, 2009
If, on the other hand, you purchased cheaper jewelry like, cubic zirconia rings. The pain you suffer from losing it, will not be as painful compared to gold or silver. Due to the economic downfall, less people are willing to purchase high quality stones. CZ rings are similar to diamond rings but cost 1/10th the price. If I were to lose one ring, I would choose the cz ring over the diamond ring. The feeling of losing something so costly is intolerable.
How would you feel if someone lost your clip on earrings that cost $15? How about if someone lost your diamond ring that cost $15,000? Perhaps, the person that lost your $15 can be forgiven, but it’s that much harder for someone who lost the $15,000 ring to be forgiven. It is completely understandable because of the value of the jewelries. One might say that value doesn’t come in price. It depends on how an individual value it. Therefore, losing something irreplaceable can also cause someone to feel depressed and miserable. I’m sure most people have come close or felt like that when they are missing something. That feeling can bother an individual throughout the entire day.
So what is the difference between diamond and cubic zirconia? Why is cubic zirconia (CZ) quickly becoming more popular as a desirable substitute for diamond? Gemologists can agree that CZ comes closer than any other gem material to matching the characteristics of a diamond.
Weight. CZs are heavyweights in comparison to diamonds; a CZ will weigh approximately 1.75 times more than a diamond of equivalent size. So basically, a piece of CZ the same size as a one-carat diamond weighs about 1.75 carats.
Color. Though a CZ sparkle is colorful, the stone is always white. This is rare in diamonds. Colorless diamonds are extremely rare and more expensive. Diamonds will almost always have a yellow tint to them. Even nearly colorless diamonds--more expensive diamonds that are a little less rare--still have yellow in them. The more yellow, the lower the cost.
Others. Like size, cz jewelry has a large rank of size and is usually bigger than diamonds; and shape and cutting, cubic zirconia could be design in different shape which is so attractived.
Oct 8, 2009
Sep 29, 2009
When wearing big fancy earrings, particularly gold earrings the size of a thumb, it is astounding. People will start thinking that you are boastful. This style is more for a fancy high class ballroom dancer or some musical award ceremony. However, something more subtle like jade earrings can form a more calm and passive look. It is more casual and formal. Jade has been important to Chinese people and to the Chinese history. It is a virtuous gemstone because it symbolizes hardness, durability, and beauty. For example, they would think jade can protect them from evil spirits. A lot of people would believe this to be true and buy jade for that reason. Jade earrings usually come in different designs. They can come in different colors and sizes and shapes. There are hard and soft jades as well as different shades of jade. Gold earrings, on the other hand, are only different by their design and karats of gold. Majority of gold looks the same but has different designs. I would say jade has more variety.
Gold and jade clip on earrings are not as popular as regular earrings but are still used throughout the world. It seems to me that the more people who gets familiar with jade, the more people want to put their hands on some. When I saw jade in real life, I felt that I needed to get one. Although it's not the most shimmering and glittering gemstone, I felt a connection, like nothing I felt before. It also makes me feel a little more confident.
Sep 27, 2009
Sep 24, 2009
What I’ve noticed in most music videos is that the artist would wear all sorts of jewelry. They are usually very flashy, ornate, figurative, symbolic, and stunning. I will list a couple videos which I think contains jewelry to be a fundamental element when making a music video. Take “Will Pan feat. Akon – Be With You” for example, it focuses more on the action rather than the jewelry. However, you can see in a few scenes where the girl’s bracelets would be displayed on the video for a few seconds. This is very symbolic because it shows that a typical pretty lady would possess jewelry. Will Pan, the protagonist, would impress her through his fighting skills. At the end of the video, it shows a scene where they were on two opposites sides of the window. They both had rings on when they were gently touching the window. This is a very romantic scene. Without the rings, the scene would feel like it was missing something, as if they were naked.
Another music video, “Jay Chou – Snake Dance” consisted Jay Chou wearing a chain that hangs down from his neck to the center of his chest with a ring around it. On the other hand, Lara is wearing some sort of Egyptian bracelet. She is also wearing a ring, possibly a cubic zirconia ring because it is so shiny. She also had a tiara and necklace which are very similar to the Egyptian style. Jewelry is not only symbolic and ornate, it also helps illustrates the story line in a music video.
Often times, fans will want to dress the way the celebrities do. Fans want to relate to the celebrity they envy by buying the earrings, necklaces, bracelets, CZ rings, shoes, and ect.. The audience’s desires to want that item can actually have viewers watch the videos again because that is the closest that they’ll ever be with the item. It is a great marketing strategy to have the target audience to continuously watch these videos. Music videos are often watched more than once. It will bring more sponsors. Bling also know as jewelry enhances these features in music videos. Bling is necessary to help create a successful music video.
Sep 21, 2009
For guys, it is relatively simple. He can throw on a tee, jeans, flip flops, and he is ready to go. Guys can also wear polo, cargo shorts, button downs, vans, or converses. What really impress others are the accessories they wear. I believe the most impressive things a guy should wear is either a nice necklace, bracelet or watch. A necklace that has the beach-like feel is considered very casual. Wood-beaded necklaces or leather necklaces are very casual. Bracelets on a guy are very fancy. Bracelet is something very basic. It can be made out of strings or just Lance Armstrong wrist bands. I consider wrist bands a type of bracelet merely because it goes around the wrist. Watches are also very flashy for guys. It shows a lot in a guy. Time is very important to him. A potential leader usually wears a watche because his time is very valuable.
For girls, it is a little tougher on deciding what to wear. They will have too match your flats to your dress and then to your bag. Sometimes they will have to match with their earrings and bracelets to go along with the rest of the outfit. Girls will have trouble deciding what earrings to wear because they will have so many. Bracelets are usually worn everyday. Bracelets will not have to be changed as frequent as earrings. Girls will have to wear jewelry to make them look younger and more elegant. It is very casual for girls to wear necklaces and bracelet. It can be very laid-back.
A few brands that I believe are very casual for casual wear are Uniqlo, Gap, Express, American Eagle, Emitations, and H&M. Casual clothing are very important because it is easy to just put something on and leave the house in a matter of minutes. You don’t have to spend too much time on deciding what to wear. If you’re looking for something quick to wear and be able to impress others at the same time, dressing casual is the way to go.
Sep 16, 2009
I believe that shopping online is so popular among consumers because time is of the essence. Consumers are able to window shop while sitting on their seats. Sometimes it will take a few hours to go to a specific mall. Once you’re there, you will have to find a store and the item you’re looking for. Sometimes they will not have the size you are looking for. Shopping online is more accessible and is relativity easy. Shopping online is also very simple for consumers to use.
Shopping Online can also backfire. You will not be able to look for the item you are purchasing. There may be pictures, but it may also look different once you’ve received the item by mail. You can only use your eyes and the description of the item. Sometimes it isn’t enough to fully understand the item.
Jewelry, although a very broad topic, can also be purchased through the internet. When purchasing any type of jewelry, I feel that it is perfectly common to purchase them online. There is only one exception to this rule, when buying rings for engagements; you should not buy it online. It is very important that you see it yourself first before buying something so expensive and so valuable. This is a life changing item, where you have to feel and see for yourself. Bracelets, necklaces, and earrings are also very significant, but there is no “sizing” for them. They are considered very universal and therefore it is not necessary to try them on.
Sep 14, 2009
With a new cell phone coming out every week, it is hard to keep up with the best phones when it becomes released to the public. It's just advancing too quickly for people to be able to even know each cell phone that ever came out. There are too many to choose from. Jewelry, on the other hand, is something that we will not try to keep up with but we will instead buy it for special occasions. Earrings in particular are reused often and will probably not change as quickly through globalization and technology. However, some unusual stones from other countries, may interest some buyers. Clothes and household items have a wide range of products. People are always thinking of better designs for the clothes and more efficient household items. This may change where people want to buy their items from. Clothing and hoseehold items also varys from season to season.
Technology and Globalization are impossible to keep up with. Money is scarce. Comparing to the things people want, the money they earn is not enough to get all the things they desire. We need to limit ourselves to how we shop. Many people live a materialistic life. They would need to buy something in order to feel better of themselves. Technology and Globalizations allows people to think twice of when purchasing anything tangible. That is because there are so many different things in the world and with new things coming out. It is not possible to collect them all.