Finding The Best Way To Purchase Jewellery

04/16/2017

Finding The Best Way To Purchase Jewellery

Before you look to purchase any high-value items such as jewellery, it is important to first educate yourself on what you intend to buy. The about.com website has lots of information on jewellery and how to tell its value, which you will find useful if you are looking to purchase something special for a loved one in your life. When you know what you are looking for and how to tell the value, you will then need to find the best place to make your purchase, and there are many options available to you.

Shopping Online

With the power of the internet, it is a simple task to find the best jewellers in Sydney like AE Design Jewellery, and there are far more online retailers than bricks and mortar shops that you can visit. Before purchasing anything online, you will need to do your research on each company and make sure that they are reputable, as well as being trustworthy. It is also important that you read the terms and conditions of sale thoroughly before committing to purchase and make sure that you understand them fully by asking questions if you need to. A lot of online retailers save money by trading solely online, which means that you can often find highly competitive prices, but you also need to be careful.

Classifieds

You can often find some real bargains in the classifieds advertisements of your local paper, or online. You do have to be very careful when purchasing in this way as you will most likely be unable to check the seller’s reputation before buying. As such, this makes it imperative to know what you are buying and its value before handing over any of your money.

Auction Websites

There are many online auction websites such as eBay where you can find lots of different types of jewellery available to buy. You can end up getting yourself a bargain, but you do have to be careful that you do not get stuck in a bidding war and end up paying more for the item than its value. The good thing about these websites is that you will be covered for the sale with buyer’s protection, and you can also take a look at the seller’s reputation before deciding to bid on an item.

A Traditional Jewellery Shop

One of the best ways to purchase a beautiful item of jewellery is to visit a traditional jewellery shop and speak to the retailer in person before buying. You will also be able to take a thorough look at any item before purchasing, which will give you a chance to put your knowledge to the test. As with online companies, you can check out the reputation of each jewellery store using the internet, and find reviews of previous customer’s experiences with your chosen shops. When it comes to buying items of high value, it is still the best way to make a purchase and ensure that you know what you are buying when you visit a store. So if you are looking to buy your loved one an exquisite piece of jewellery, get down to your local store and see what they have to offer.

*This post was written in collaboration with MediaBuzzer.

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  • Reply Mariann yip 04/16/2017 at 10:36 pm

    I don’t often buy jewelry but when I do I always shop at a jewelry store because I like to see the pieces in person and try it on. Thanks for sharing all the ways to shop for jewelry 🙂

  • Reply Samjah 04/16/2017 at 11:13 pm

    This was a very helpful post. Although I don’t buy jewelry on line, I have wanted to but was skeptical about the quality. Now I feel a little better knowing how to evaluate the jewelry. Thanks!

    http://www.styleandenergy.com

  • Reply Linh Dao 04/17/2017 at 12:57 am

    Wow I never knew that I could find jewelry like this! Such a cool way to do it! I love the piece on you! Thanks for sharing!
    Linh
    http://www.xcapewithlinh.com

  • Reply Jenelle 04/17/2017 at 4:30 am

    I’m not a big jewellery girl, and I was recently given a very generous voucher to spend in a local store, but I don’t really know what to get with it! I’m hoping a pair of diamond stud earrings or pearls would be covered in the voucher, something simple.
    xx Jenelle
    http://www.inspiringwit.com

  • Reply Open Kloset By Karina 04/17/2017 at 5:03 am

    Hey Beautiful
    I adore Jewelry, especially Custom and more High Quality Pieces:)
    You have always the most beautiful Jewelleries so you
    Know something:)
    Online I love to buy but I always make a big research about the Shop or Brand.
    Your Tips was very Useful even though that I love to try out Personally. I never did online auction but can be fun:) I will check out about.com cause I never heard about this site, but I am curious:)
    Love Kisses
    Open Kloset By Karina

  • Reply Meg 04/17/2017 at 8:58 am

    I love to shop for my jewelry online (except for rings because I have weirdly small fingers), so thank you for the new shop suggestion! I will have to check them out.

    meg
    http://www.meghanlaurie.com

  • Reply Samantha Mariko 04/17/2017 at 11:34 am

    Thanks for sharing these tips on the best ways to buy jewelry! I love quality pieces so knowing the best places to get them is so important.
    http://www.samanthamariko.com

  • Reply Kate Tik 04/18/2017 at 6:53 pm

    Thank you for sharing this! I don’t always buy jewelry, but when I consider buying a piece I think I might want to go in person since it’s a bigger purchase and it’s nice to be able to see it person.

    katetik.com

  • Reply Yasmin 04/18/2017 at 11:37 pm

    I don’t often buy fine jewelry, but when I do it’s usually traditional Indian jewelry. I do adore looking at all the beautiful stuff that comes in magazines and in fine jewelry showrooms. Right now it’s for me to admire, but one day!

    xx Yasmin
    Bangles & Bungalows

  • Reply Sharon Wu 04/19/2017 at 10:29 pm

    I usually buy costume jewelry because I’m one to lose things easily, and the one piece of fine jewelry my mom got me from Singapore I ended up losing 🙁 LOL. But these are great tips and I’ll definitely keep them in mind for the future!

    xo, sharon

    http://www.stylelullaby.com/interior/wake-up-better-tuft-and-needle/
    @stylelullaby

  • Reply Gracie 04/20/2017 at 3:06 pm

    I just went with a friend looking for a nice ring. We visited three jewelers, shopped prices and negotiated prices. I love being able to try on and see it on another hand. You can bargain price even for expensive pieces.

    Xxgracie

    snappedbygracie.com

  • Reply Bernice 04/24/2017 at 6:44 pm

    My friend worked in a second hand jewellery store and told me about the insane markups jewellery companies put so these options are great!

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