Diamond Gift Guide
Before you select a fabulous item of jewellery to give to that very lucky person, you may want to consider:
What do you know about the recipient’s jewellery preferences? Does she like to wear diamond jewellery on special occasions or has she spoken admiringly about a diamond ring you were wearing? Does she like vintage jewellery or prefer modern, contemporary jewellery items? Take a peek at what she usually wears and if it doubt, go for something completely classic, like a simple diamond or pearl pendant.
Does she enjoy sports, pottery, playing the piano or any other activities that may interfere with her wearing diamond rings? Is this gift meant for everyday wear or special occasions?
Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but there are many other beautiful gemstones that look stunning as the centrepiece on a jewellery item. Emeralds, Rubies and Sapphires and Pearls are all popular choices for rings, earrings and pendants. Combined with smaller diamonds they can create a spectacular look for your gift of choice.
Should you go for or Your choice will no doubt be influenced not just by the price difference, but by the personal preferences of the recipient. Platinum is a popular, strong but more expensive metal, you can get the same look with high quality, precious White Gold.
Depending on the occasion for which you are trying to find a present, a diamond ring may not be an obvious choice for your gift. For or birthday presents diamond pendants, bracelets and bangles may also be considered.
You will undoubtedly have at least a rough idea of how much you plan to spend on your diamond gift. It is perhaps also worth thinking of whether the recipient would feel comfortable wearing expensive jewellery.
How do you plan to present your gift? Does it come in a beautiful jewellery box or do you need to buy one separately? If you cannot deliver the jewellery in person, does the jeweller provide a gift wrap service – possibly with the option to add a personal message?
9. Returns policy
Buying diamond jewellery for others always remains a personal choice. If the gift you have purchased is really not to the recipient’s taste – for whatever reason – is the jeweller prepared to swap it for a jewellery item of her choice or give you a full, no questions asked refund?
Before you purchase, check whether the jewellers gives you a free, lifetime warranty on faults.