The list of reasons as to why to choose costume jewellery is endless. This article aims to highlight some of the savviest reasons as to why fashion jewellery can be the better option.
When buying costume jewellery abroad from exotic places you are almost guaranteed to have an item that will look pretty unique when you return home. Buying pieces from countries such as Thailand or Morocco guarantees that you will collect a lovely holiday memento as well as a fairly unique piece to add to your collection.
If you are looking for an item of jewellery that follows a certain trend of the moment it is often best to opt for a fashion jewellery piece as trends come and go. Spending a large sum of money on something that will be out of fashion within a few months would be a shame.
When you are looking to buy a classic item such as a watch or pair of diamond earrings it is understandable that you may want to invest in a genuine item rather than a fashion jewellery version. It is worth considering however that costume jewellery alternatives can look remarkably like the real deal, sometimes even experts cannot tell from first glance whether or not costume jewellery is real or fake. Some items can look as though they cost a fortune when really they didn’t.
One other positive to fashion jewellery is that it is possible to make items yourself. Using beads from old fashion jewellery items to create new items is an easy and free way to create a new piece in no time. By updating your collection in this way you will be guaranteed to have a one off and unique item.
Costume jewellery is cheaper than buying the real thing so that means you will probably be able to afford to buy more of it in different styles and colours. This makes updating outfits much more fun and affordable.
Source by Clare Louise Westwood