Accessories Wins not Sins
The choice of accessories is a very personal affair, it's very important that you feel comfortable and in harmony with what you wear. But jewelry is a very special thing that require thorough consideration and good taste. Here are our expert advise on how to make the most of the jewelry:
Woman jewelry rules:
1. Remember "one-statement-at-a-time" rule. It means that you should balance your jewelry items. For example, a dramatic necklace requires modest earrings and vice versa. Similarly, if you donít want to look like a Christmas tree, avoid wearing more than one massive and bold ring at a time. The combination of 2 or 3 discreet rings is ok within the good-taste limits. The same is for the bracelets. But then do not wear a necklace.
Jewelry sets are traditional gifts. They usually include matching necklace, ear-rings, a bracelet and a ring. Do not wear them all at once.
A necklace is good together with a ring, and ear-rings are a fabulous match for a bracelet. You can compliment them with a wedding ring.
2. Face shape and hair style have an influence on what to wear.
For instance, massive ear-rings look out of place if you have a small face with fine features or short-cut hair. Hair worn piled up is a fabulous opportunity to wear long drop or dangly earrings.
3. Consider your age when choosing the stones and metals that can work best for you.
The good options for a young girl are some strings of pearls, corals, turquoise a-la russe (i.e. set in silver or gold).
More mature ladies are free to wear all possible precious stones.
As to the metals, itís up to you what to choose taking your taste, hair and eye-color into account. But on the whole, silver jewelry is considered to be an every-day thing, not appropriate for formal and special occasions.
You can combine silver and gold jewelry. But think thoroughly over the combination. For example, silver and gold chains can liven a dark dress up. Never combine a silver necklace with a gold bracelet.
Man jewelry rules:
All man jewelry should be simple in design and of excellent quality. Never reject things because they are not the latest fashion. For men, an ancient signet or a pin with a big diamond are status symbols. The excellent jewelerís art raise all possible objections.
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