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Jewelry makes pretty clothing look WOW

25 Oct

One of the most common situations women often find ourselves in is trying to find the right jewelry to match an outfit we want to wear.

While we usually find something that will work, there are times that we just can't find the look we want. We want to wear the jewelery but just don't have the right clothes. The good news is, that means we can go out and buy some pretty clothing.

When you have favorite jewelry you naturally want to wear it often. But if you only have a couple of outfits to wear it with, it can be frustrating. A piece of jewelry can make a simple outfit look spectacular so its not always necessary to spend lots of money when buying clothes to match.

Use your earrings, necklace, brooch, or bracelet to dress your clothes up, or down. Experiment with your wardrobe and see how many looks you can create.

Choosing bridal underwear can be as important as choosing the wedding jewelry

17 Sep

Choosing bridal underwear can be as important as choosing the wedding jewelry
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It is easy to understand why brides get wedding nerves…..when everything from the place settings to the lingerie has to be perfect; there is a lot at stake. When problems with place settings will long be forgotten, the wedding night will last in memory for a lifetime.

Choosing bridal underwear can be as important as choosing the wedding jewelry or the groom. When what you want needs to be stylish – yet provocative, classic – yet enticing, breath taking – yet comfortable, the decisions can take hours.

When there is only one wedding night, there is no room for doubt. Spend as much time as needed to check out all the options; after all, a bra and panties can be worn every day. Take a chance and express the woman within by wearing a bustier, or a classic corset with suspenders. What about the special 'wedding set', fashioned specifically for the night in question.

Leave others to deal with place settings while you focus on what matters most, the wedding night.

The Beauty of Jewelry

9 Aug

I have always been enamored by the elegance that the right accessory can bring to a woman's natural beauty. The right necklace, bracelet, or wrist watch does more than just accentuate an outfit, it can accentuate the woman. Not only does jewelry bring out natural beauty in many cases, it also brings out the personality of the woman wearing it.

Think about how much jewelry can change your perception of a woman. Imagine a woman wearing a hemp choker necklace and a string of shells. Now imagine her wearing a string of pearls and simple matching earrings. This woman's whole persona has changed before your eyes just from the neck up. This is something that only jewelry can do.

Great jewelry doesn't have to be expensive either. Dazzling jewelry like solitaire studs and diamond rings can be affordable if you know where to look. And though jewelry isn't the automatic ticket to being beautiful, it is way of enhancing beauty and transferring a message to the world.

Something as seemingly insignificant as a pair of earrings can change not only how people view you, but how you view yourself.

Diamond maintenance tips

30 Jun

You have probably watched movies where someone takes a diamond and uses it to scratch a mirror or, cut a hole in a window. If you have diamonds, the first thing you should do is keep then separate from other jewelry as they can, and will scratch. If your diamond didn't come in a box, find some soft cloth to wrap it in when you are not wearing it.

The second thing you should consider is always having your diamonds professionally cleaned. This way, the jeweler can check for loose stones and fittings at the same time as they are cleaned. If you wish to do your own cleaning, there are products you can buy that will clean your diamonds and other jewelry using ultrasound. These small machines are quite cheap and seem to do a good job.

If you don't want to buy an ultra-sonic cleaner, you can simply wash you diamonds in soapy water. A tooth brush is the perfect size for cleaning the back of the diamonds as the bristles can easily clean in-between the fittings around the diamond.

Finally, yet importantly, there are many commercial diamond cleaning products available on the market. Do take care though if you are cleaning your own diamonds. Make sure the product you are using is suitable and will not damage your diamond or fitting.

Garage Sale Vintage

30 Apr

Vintage is something that seems to never go out of the style. Whether its placed on a lapel or weighs about 5 pounds and resides on your right hand; there is always a place for vintage jewelry. Brooches add a gorgeous artistic flare as well as old costume jewelry. But where do you find such pieces?

Garage Sale Vintage

Easy! You pass up opportunities to find these little treasures on any road trip during spring, summer, and fall. Garage sales, dummy! Garage and estate sales are like the mecca for vintage pieces. You see, when rummaging through grandma's junk in the attic people find eclectic rings and bracelets that they have no use for. So, they throw them in a little box and mark them at 50 cents a piece. What they don't realize is that these pieces have the potential to be fashionable!

On those scorching days in the summer, I find the best stuff! For example, just last summer I found this long necklace with a bejeweled seahorse pendant. It is so funky and unique, and people always ask me where I got it. They never believe when I tell them I found it under a pile of old sappy romance books at a garage sale for a dollar… a dollar!

Garage sales are one of the best places to find vintage jewelry because its real, and super cheap. A lot of times, the gems and metal are the real thing, but because of the tarnish or dirt the owners neglect to realize the true worth. All you need is some jewelry cleaner and a toothbrush, and you'll have a new (well kinda new) and truly unique piece for all your friends to gawk at. Happy hunting! ☺

Offers.com, Other Sites Offer Coupons, Discounts

6 Mar

Online coupons, discounts and more on brands including Dell, Sears, Nickelodeon and Diamonds.com can be found online at Offers.com and many other sites around the Internet.

Of course, everyone knows the Internet has become a wonderful place to shop in general with sites ranging from Amazon to eBay and an almost limitless variety of products available.

But the Internet can often be a place to search for incredible savings as well so if you are planning a purchase be sure to have a look at some of the incredible deals available online as well.

A variety of sites carry coupons and discounts on many different consumer items and some allow you to track them by offer, store and category getting updates via e-mail with no registration required.

Shopping for bargains online is easy to do by simply searching for the item you need. Or better yet search for bargains, coupons and discounts specifically and discover the wide range of savings available.

Save time and money by finding deals on many different brands without leaving your home. Just log on and find a variety of consumer goods from stores like Macy's, Target and other well-known brands.

Many sites include money-saving coupons and offers on such items as:

  • Computers
  • Clothing
  • Food
  • Gifts
  • Health and Beauty Products
  • And More

Remember to check out online opportunities when it comes to saving money on just about any item.

Fashionable Choices for Childrens Clothing

1 Mar

Moms, are you having trouble keeping up with modern fashions when it comes to childrens clothing.

Well, you don't need to be a fashionista to know what's fashionable and up to date need not mean dressing children inappropriately for work, school or play.

You have more choices and more opinions to be guided by than ever before…and probably more variety.

Educate yourself to make the right choices but let your own tastes and values lead you as well.

The choices you make not only say a great deal about you but will teach your children the importance of making good decisions right down to the clothing they wear.

When it comes time for them to choose their own fashion it may not mirror your own choices but rest assured their decisions will be informed by the thoughtful selections you make for them in their young lives.

For tips on how to choose appropriate clothing for a tween girl, Angela Garcia of eHow suggests:

  • Avoid passing fads. You'll save money in the long run.
  • Watch for printed T's. Make sure the message they communicate is appropriate.
  • Limit the selection. Don't give your children the option of making unacceptable choices.

Above all, Garcia recommends refusing to budge on your personal standards and using them as your compass.

Wearing Earrings and Miracle Ear Hearing Aids

19 Feb

For a long long time, there were no ear accessories designed for those who need to wear hearing aids. It was as if wearing a Miracle ear and fashion earrings were mutually exclusive. Well, in fact, until recent developments in hearing aid designs, wearing earrings and hearing aids at the same time made it too heavy for an earlobe to bear, the discomfort was just not worth it. Besides, who would want to accessorize the ear and draw attention to it, when you also have a conspicuous medical device on it?

But nowadays, there are hearing aids that no longer loop around the earlobe, but are placed inside the ear. The modern ones are also so tiny and light, comfort is no longer an issue. I have also come across patents to hearing aids that are disguised as earrings, and designs that are even suitable for men! Isn't it trendy?

Chopard vs A $220,000 Ring

19 Feb

Multi-millionaire Anne Hendricks Bass is suing the Shangri La Hotel in Singapore, where she allegedly lost a ring worth $220, 000 while she was staying at the hotel last year.

According to court documents, she said she placed the ring on a table in the bedroom of her two-room suite at about 6.30pm that day, shortly before getting a massage.

She said two hotel employees were with her for about an hour in the room, while another entered at about 9.15pm to deliver a meal she ordered.

Ms Bass claimed she realised the ring was missing only at 10pm, when she was about to check out.
Source: straitstimes.com

Now she's filing for damages, saying that either the hotel was negligent or its employees might have stolen the Paris-made gold ring, which had a 6.41 carat diamond.

A ring worth $220,000! Geez, these are the kind of jewelry that's totally beyond my imagination. Even in my dreams, the most expensive I've ever wished for was perhaps a Tiffany or Chopard eternity ring. Talk about different social strata!

Accessorize Using Sears Coupon Codes

18 Feb

We women love to dress up and accessorize. Not only do we want the right outfit for every occasion but we also want to have the right accessories (read: jewelries) to go with the outfit. However, we are also always on the look out for the best deals available. We want to look for ways we can save while being fashionable at the same time. Accessories don't come cheap after all.

One way to save for jewelries and other accessories is to use the likes of sears coupon codes. Sterling silver, gem stones, and diamonds are just a few items that will go well with any outfit combination.You can always resort to the web for discount deals and bargains on your favorite accessories.

So how do you manage to save up on jewelries and accessories without totally ditching fashion and quality? We'd like to hear how you find the best deals in town and where to look for it.