Jewellery is no longer the domain of women only
The entire trend gives enough reason to the jewelry. Men have largely come to accept and recognize jewelry a symbol of class and style. And it will taste, not just remaining as the exclusive domain of the rich and famous. Fashion industry is ready to invest substantive resources in the men's jewellery lines. By the look of it, in a few years time, it is quite possible that men's jewellery will be available to suit all types of budgets.
In addition, where earlier gold was almost the only choice, nowadays platinum, diamonds and even stones rule the rooster. The likes of exclusive platinum or combination of metals, diamond encrusted rings and earrings dominate the scene, though smaller trinkets also appear in the picture. The exclusive men's' jewelry showrooms have mushroomed in the last few years, catering to the growing need of the contemporary generation. Urban men, who like to appear trendy, are also taking to the ornaments to add a hip look to their appearances.
A diamond is a beauty
A diamond's beauty, rarity and price depend on the interplay on all the 4 C's cut, clarity, carat and color. The other big trend is the revival of antique cut diamonds such as the cushion cut. Side stone options include these 7 shapes as well as baguette and trillion. Its purity is the perfect symbol of a new beginning.
It is believed that the first diamonds were discovered nearly 3000 years ago in India. They were considered valuable because of their ability to refract light and were used as either decoration or as talismans - for protection and warding against evil. Generally speaking there are 7 principle diamond shapes for Jewelry - round, marquise, emerald, princess, pear, oval and heart. The strongest trend in Jewelry design is diamond set in white metal particularly platinum.
Diamond and gold lockets come under fine jewelry and are available in all price ranges. These lockets can also be personalized with special messages, engravings and inscriptions. They come in designs like heart shapes and three-stone drop lockets. Five-stone lockets and four-prong diamond solitaire necklaces are preferred choices of a lot of people out there.
Gemstones like ruby, pink sapphire and emerald are also used to enhance the vigor and beauty of these lockets. Photo lockets are also very popular all over the world. These lockets are exchanged between husband and wife as tokens of love and lifelong commitment. Lockets composed of five to seven diamond stones look lovely and itís also eye-catching. Diamond border oval and round lockets and glowing heart lockets can also be found which look lovely and compelling.