Thursday, February 9, 2012

Swarovski Crystal Anklets - Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Crystal anklets have joined the anklet trend as one of the newest additions. In recent years a cheaper alternative to jeweled gemstone anklets have been sought by consumers; most of the time crystal anklets offer the same brilliance but at a cheaper price. More ornate styles can rival that of gold and gemstone anklets, such as those embedded with Swarovski crystals.
Swarovski Crystal Anklets
Crystal anklets tend to be set in silver or even with gold, but can sometimes be found made from cheaper metals. The materials used, dictate the pricing of a crystal anklet, and sometimes the maker can be one whose name and reputation add to the cost. Swarovski is one of the best known, and most expensive, makers in making crystal jewelry, including crystal anklets. Swarovski tends to be more elaborate with its designs, incorporating patterns, multiple colors, and even figural pieces as charms. Swarovski crystals are cut so brilliantly that they can easily pass for real gemstones.

Less known makers or less elaborate designs can make a crystal anklet cheaper in price. These tend to also be not as brilliant or dazzling, but still are comparable to gemstones and semi precious stones in appearance.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Silver and Gold Mesh Earrings

Silver and gold mesh earrings are a very creative jewelry style. The earrings have a nearly weaved appearance and come in a variety of thicknesses and styles.

White Gold Mesh Earrings
It would appear that ultra-thin strands of metals are woven into a detailed hoop or rope like item that is then put into an earring. They come in white gold, yellow gold and sterling silver. In addition there is a style that combines a dangling earring with the process of weaving precious metals into a ball of sorts.

Gold Mesh Earrings
They come with both leverback clasps and posts making it easy for anyone to wear these pieces. The earrings are perfect for either a casual day out, a day at the office or an evening out on the town in high style. This makes them extremely versatile and an excellent gift giving idea for anyone who has a woman they care for that likes to dress well in all occasions.