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Important Features To Look For When Buying Jewelry

Important Features To Look For When Buying Jewelry

Engagement Ring
Engagement Ring

Buying good quality jewelry that will look great on you can be a challenging process.  Here’s a handy checklist covering some things to keep in mind while purchasing jewelry so you can shop with confidence.

  • The Style & Design

It is important to put thought and effort into the design of jewelry because it makes the jewelry unique and the design will affect the overall look. If you intend to purchase it for someone consider the person’s likes and preferences before you buy the jewelry. It is also essential to consider the outfit you intend to pair the jewelry with before you purchase a design.

  • The Size

When buying a ring jewelry make sure to get the right ring size or see if it’s adjustable. Whether you’re buying a new ring for yourself, as a present for a friend, or something else, you always want to ensure you know the ring size of the person who will wear it, to avoid disappointment after you present it to the owner.

  • Budget

The price of jewelry is a major consideration, as you would want to get the best value for your money. When purchasing jewelry, one thing that’s important to remember is never to buy the first thing you see. Look at different stores and brands, and don’t be afraid to shop around to find a good deal. Compare the prices of pieces from multiple jewelers, and you’ll likely find the same or similar pieces for less money, especially if you’re shopping online. 

  • Durability

The quality of the jewelry is also important. It helps determine the value of the jewelry and it also determines how long it will last.

  • Jeweler’s Reputation

It’s important to research the jeweler and read customer reviews to ensure that you are buying from a reputable and trustworthy source especially if you are buying online.

  • Weight

It is important to consider the weight of the jewelry, as it affects your comfort while wearing it. You might prefer lighter jewelry to heavier ones because it brings more comfort.

  • The Material

The material used in jewelry affects its durability, quality, and ability to retain its color. Jewelry made of precious metals such as gold and silver is the most valuable, and they retain their value over time. The most common materials used in jewelry are gold, silver, and other precious metals, but you may also come across jewelry made of wood, crystal, pearl, and glass.

  •  Get a Second Opinion

If you’re looking to gift someone a piece of jewelry and you are struggling to decide what type of jewelry the person may like, you can ask a friend or family member. This might prevent you from buying what the person doesn’t like.


O U Mackson's profile: O U Mackson, born Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa is a Nigerian journalist, filmmaker, talent manager entarprenuer and the founder the talent promotion company O U ENTERTAINMENTS and CEO O U Mackson. Date of Birth: 2nd February 1992 (28 years) Hometown: O U Mackson hails from Eziama Uturu in Abia state Family: Ozuruonye Uchenwa was born into a polygamous family of 3 legal wives and 16 children. O U Mackson is the 4th child of his mother; Mrs Obiesie who was his 2nd wife and the 12th child of the family. Background: O U Mackson was born in his hometown Uturu but moved to Adamawa state at infancy to Professor Calistus Akosim; a guidan, where he started his daycare and nursery education at University Nursery School then primary school at University Primary School. He optained his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) in the same school before he moved back to his parents in Uturu, Abia State to continue his secondary education at the Assumption Model Technical School, Uturu then completed Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) at Osusu Secondary High School, Aba, Abia state. Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa gained admission to study Mechanical Engineering in the Federal Polythecnic, Ilaro, After his Ordinary National (OND) in 2012, Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa enrolled in the University of Alaska Fairbanks USA, in the first quarter of 2013 and emerged one of the best graduating students of 2016 from the English department where he studied English Literature/Letters (BA) In 2019 Ozuruonye Mackson Uchenwa completed a postgraduate diploma (PGD) in journalism in the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Work Experience National Television Authority (NTA10) Program Canvasser National Television Authority (NTA2) Field Journalist/Producer Betex Communications limited Producer/Director PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS • Script Writing - Certificate - 2010 • English/Human Relations - Certificate - 2013 PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS • CEO O U Entertainments ( • Author of 3 published books • Graduate Member of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) HONOURS Best Prose writer of the year, award 2010 Association of Nigeria Authors, Ondo Chapter. Awarded by: His Excellency the Executive Governor of Ondo State. (Dr. Rahman Bamidele Mimiko)

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