Whether it’s for your sister, mother, or a friend when it comes to shopping for jewelry for someone else, it can be hard to get it right. The problem is that no matter how well you know the person, when it comes to jewelry, we all have unique tastes. This can make picking a piece out extremely difficult, even if it’s for your mom, a sibling or one of your BFF’s.
Of course, while it can be a nightmare to find the right piece, jewelry can make a fantastic gift. If you don’t want to give up on finding them the ideal piece of jewelry, you’ve come to the right place. As I know how hard jewelry shopping for someone else can be, I thought I would share my top tips for making picking a piece easier.
Take note of what they tend to wear:
If you spend a lot of time with the person that you’re buying for, take note of the pieces that they tend to wear. This will help to give you an idea of the types of jewelry that they’ll like, making it easier to choose a piece. For example, if you notice that they love wearing gemstone pieces, then a pair of opal earrings could make the ideal gift. Or, if you notice that they always wear the same necklace, this is probably, because it has a sentimental value to them. So steer clear of that type of piece and get them a bracelet or earrings instead.
Think about their favorite stores:
You most probably know where the person you’re buying for likes to shop - that says a lot about them and their sense of style. Take the places that they shop into account when choosing them a piece of jewelry, as this should help you to select a suitable design. If they shop in fancier stores, they most probably prefer pieces that are more discrete. If, however, they’re all about the fun, then they may like designs that are bold and bright. Where someone shops, says a lot about their personality, and it’s important to realize that.
Ask their partner:
To ensure that the piece of jewelry you pick is right for the person, you could always ask their partner. Out of everyone, it’s them who is most likely to know whether they will like the piece of jewelry that you’ve picked.
Ensure you get a receipt:
Obviously, you want them to love their gift, but just in case they don’t like it, get a receipt. There’s nothing worse than buying someone a gift, them not liking it, but not being able to return it. That’s why when buying the piece, it’s a good idea to check that it’s returnable. Avoid having the piece engraved or marked in any way, just in case the person that you’re buying it for isn’t a fan.
Buying jewelry for someone else doesn’t have to be a nightmare; it’s just a case of knowing how to go about it. Take your time picking the piece, take their personal tastes into account, and if you get stuck, ask their partner for help.