Question To Ask While Buying A Gold And Diamond Jewellery
Gold and diamond jewellery are bought not only for the purpose of beautification and accessorizing but also from the point of view of investment. Gold and diamond ornaments are an asset for any buyer. Traditionally, when we talk about investment, we only think of two options i.e either land or gold (gold can be gold bars or jewellery).
Thus, while buying jewellery, there are some questions which you must ask yourself and the jeweller, before buying your asset of life, your favorite diamond jewellery. No matter what you buy, be it a small designer diamond ring, diamond pendant, gold, and diamond earring, or even if it’s a diamond bracelet or as big as a necklace. Before making your final decision, you must have had satisfactory answers to the question.
The first set of questions is to yourself. You must know a few things before you set out on the process of buying diamond jewellery for yourself.
- The first and foremost question is to ask yourself, “ what do you want?”
Before going to buy the jewellery, you must know exactly what you are looking for. Is it a diamond ring, diamond pendant, diamond earrings, or diamond bracelets? Whether you are looking to buy heavy jewellery or light minimalistic jewellery.
- For what purpose or occasion or you buying the diamond jewellery?
You must know what the purpose is or on what occasion you are planning to put on your diamond jewellery. Are you looking for casual jewellery or heavy jewellry which can be used with traditional dresses and to be used on family functions, like weddings and all? Knowing this will help you sort the design and choose the perfect jewellery for you.
- What is your budget?
Knowing your budget, helps you pick the best among all. Because, when you know your budget, you must know that it has some limitations. However, these limitations will help you choose the best from the available options which will not hurt your pocket but will satisfy your appetite for the best designer diamond jewellery. You would like to own.
Once you know the answers to your question, and embark on the journey to pick up the best diamond jewellery for you, once you pick a diamond ring, diamond earring, or any diamond jewellery, have these following questions answered by your jeweller before making the final decision.
- What is the base metal or purity of metal?
When you buy jewellery, you must know what metal is being used to make the jewellery. If the Jewellery is made in gold, you must ask for the karatge of the metal, i.e whether the gold used in jewellery is 22kt(91.6% gold), 14kt (58.5% gold), 18kt (76% gold)? You must know the purity percentage of gold in your jewellery. Because this is one major factor that is considered while valuing the final cost of the jewellery.
- What is the color and quality of the diamond?
If your jewelry has diamonds in it, you must ask for the color and clarity of the diamond and the carat of diamond used in your jewellery. The value of a diamond depends on its colour and clarity. Better the color and clarity higher is the per-carat price of the diamond. So before you pick your diamond ring, you must ask for the color and clarity of the diamond being used in your jewellery.
- Are the gemstones real or synthetic?
If you have a diamond pendant or a diamond necklace, with gemstones in it, then you must know whether the gemstone used is a precious stone or semi-precious or a synthetic normal color stone. A precious or semi-precious stone will increase the value of your jewellery. However, if a synthetic stone is being used in your diamond bracelets or necklaces, that will add minimal cost to the final product price. As synthetic stones are way cheaper than precious stones.
- Ask for a hallmark sign
Look for the hallmark sign in your diamond jewellery. This helps you find the authentication metal purity, A hallmark sign is must in a diamond and gold jewellery. Never compromise on the hallmark. Picking up jewellery with hallmark authentication gives you a guarantee of what you are buying is genuine.
- Ask for a quality Certification card for the jewellery.
Always ask for a quality certification card from the jeweler for your product. This quality certificate will have all the details of your diamond jewellery, starting from the weight of the jewellery, metal being used, diamond carat, color, clarity. This will help you in the future if you ever wish to resell your diamond jewellery or exchange it for any other diamond jewellery in the time to come.
Be sure that you have answers to all the questions above, before buying the jewellery. Once you have all questions answered then you can select your choice of diamond jewellery, to add that extra wow factor to your styling.