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Tips for Buying Rings

If you were to think about it, becoming a fashion plate starts before you’re even born. Your parents, who are in charge of your well-being, will naturally be the ones to buy your clothes and accessories. Believe it or not, they’re already making a fashion statement with you even while you’re still in your mommy’s tummy. They are already deciding on how to dress you up even though you haven’t come out yet.

As you grow older, you learn from your parents’ fashion sensibilities and learn how to dress yourself up as well (or not). But with the help of fashion magazines and well-intentioned friends you can still come up with great wardrobe combinations and pick up great accessories to match. Here are a few tips if you’re thinking of buying rings to match your clothes.

Consider your budget

Before you can even look around for rings in stores or on the Internet, you need to establish a budget for buying. This will immediately create a short-list of rings that you’re able to buy. For instance, you may have your eyes on a diamond ring but you’re short on cash. You may have to settle for a diamond of a lesser quality or choose a ring of a different material altogether. Having a budget in mind allows you also to be more flexible with what you can actually buy and even open a whole new range of options that you may not have considered.

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Consider the occasion or event

When buying rings, it helps to think about where you’re going to wear it. Some rings are made for formal affairs while others are perfect for casual settings. For instance, classic pieces, in gold, silver or diamonds are perfect for formal events especially when paired with evening gowns or cocktail dresses. However, you can’t wear these same rings when going to parties and clubs where you’re in danger of losing them because of the hectic activity and the number of people you’re going to bump into. Casual rings like fashion jewelry may be better suited for that kind of setting.

Consider your wardrobe pieces

If you’re opting to buy rings to pair with your clothes, it’s only prudent that you evaluate your wardrobe pieces prior to looking around for rings to buy. If your wardrobe has more casual pieces, take into account their colors and fabric so you can at least choose your rings with the right hues to match them. You may want to consider silver or gold rings even for casual attire. They’re not so expensive and there are a number of brilliant designs and they last a long time compared to fashion jewelry. Their value also appreciates in time and you won’t have a hard time maintaining them.

Consider your source

Nowadays, there are many ways to search for and buy your rings. You may opt to go to a physical store or a jeweler where you can actually try the rings on and you can immediately see how they look on your hand. You may also check out a few rings from online stores because you can also find a few unique pieces from artists online.