Are you afraid that buying your wedding jewellery will burn holes in your pocket? Or are you of the opinion that the costlier the jewellery the better it is? Well, it is time to put your fears to rest because wedding jewellery can be beautiful and affordable at the same time.
We at WedAbout bring for you some supercool ideas to make your bridal jewellery shopping interesting and pocket friendly
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It is indeed important that you fix up a budget for buying you wedding jewellery. When you browse through pieces which are way beyond your budget, you might feel disheartened. Remember, your jewellery would be an investment and if done smartly can reap rich rewards.
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All that glitters is not gold, and rightly so. You can make illusion pieces in a diamond ornament by using gemstones. How about using sapphires instead of yellow diamonds or using beads in your gold necklace instead of links or chains. Intelligent placing of gemstones and beads can not only help cut cost but also give a voluminous look.
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Your beautiful wedding adornments can be modular also. You can ask your jeweler to make detachable pendant which can be, in future, used with a plain gold chain. You can even tell him to make ear drops which can be converted to studs or make a bracelet which can have changeable gemstones. In this way you can use your bridal jewellery for post-wedding occasions as well as regular wear.
On your wedding, you might decide to wear lot of embellishments like a jhoomar, matha patti, baju bandh or even a kamarband. These filler pieces of trinket need not be of real gold as you might not wear it again sparring an occasion or two. This can help to trim your overall costs.
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Old is gold! The treasured pieces descended from your grandma or your great grandma or even your mom are simply marvelous. All you need to do is give it a modern touch. Believe us, this reinvented jewellery piece will be a stunner.
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If you are not a jewellery fan and abhor wearing ornaments, then it would be wise to not invest in buying. You can simply borrow from someone or get it on rent. You can easily choose the one which compliments your wedding trousseau perfectly.
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Online shopping helps save money and gives you a lot of variety. It pays to know in advance when they are offering some good sale and discount offers. The only disadvantage could be that you might not be able to see it in real. So, before you place an order, be aware of the return policy of the e-commerce company.
Did you know that there is huge price differential in buying 22 carat gold and 14 carat gold? Are you aware that diamonds with colour grades of G-H are cheaper than the top quality ones? These differences are created by the experts, but to naked eyes all look same. Also, apart from gold and diamond you can look at silver or other alloys which can be gold plated and are less expensive.
Well, your wedding jewellery is the most costly thing in your shopping list along with your wedding dress. And it makes sense when you invest in something which gives value as well as satisfaction.
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