According to the 2013 Global Diamond Industry Report, consumers spent approximately $11 billion on engagement and wedding jewelry. Although the average spent on engagement rings has decreased over the past few yeas, as reported by Jewelers of America, consumers still spend an average of $4,000 on engagement rings and another $1,500 on wedding bands. —
"When one goes to purchase jewelry, many factors come into play, such as the type of jewelry being obtained and the occasion. With help from professionals such as those found at Your Fine Jewelry Box (http://www.yourfinejewelrybox.com), consumers may obtain beautiful pieces at affordable prices," Paige Johnson of Your Fine Jewelry Box explains.
Three stone engagement rings continue to be a popular choice as an alternative to traditional diamond solitaires. In many cases, a large diamond is offset by two smaller ones, one on each side. Other styles consist of a diamond offset by other gemstones, such as the birthstones of the happy couple or gems preferred by the recipient.
"As each person is unique, the choice of engagement ring needs to be a personal decision also, one which reflects the personality of the wearer," Johnson continues. "Some choose a traditional diamond for the center stone and colored diamonds for the two smaller gems, and this option should likewise be contemplated."
Women the world over also love diamond stud earrings, and consumers find there are many sizes and price points to select from, based on one's budget. The biggest decision when choosing earrings of this type typically revolves around the metal to be used for the setting, as one can pick from platinum, sterling silver, white or yellow gold, and more. Once a setting has been selected, the focus turns to the four C's of diamonds, a topic any shopper should research before heading out to make a purchase, Jones states.
Visit Your Fine Jewelry Box to learn more about these and the many other jewelry options currently offered, as there is a style and a piece for every occasion. The site provides information on various types of jewelry, including pewter pieces and items for children while also providing tips and tricks for purchasing these items. "Your Fine Jewelry Box remains committed to providing the information consumers need when making a jewelry purchase as the jewelry is an investment in one's future. Not only does it shows a person's love for the recipient, but, with smart shopping, the jewelry may actually increase in value over time, both in economic and sentimental terms," Johnson proclaims.
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