Five Steps to Choosing the Perfect Diamond Pendant

Apr 27, 2012

A diamond pendant is a very subtle piece of jewelry that can make a dramatic statement to your current style. It’s a classic form of jewelry that is significantly versatile and can be worn casually as well as formally. Regardless of how and when you wear your pendant it is a piece that will always compliment your appearance and strike a little attention. Here are a few things to keep in mind when shopping for the perfect diamond pendant.

1. Go For Comfort

There are endless amounts of designs, shapes, materials, and sizes. You need to pick one that speaks to you and compliments your personality. Keep in mind that this will be the centerpiece of your attire. Diamond pendant necklaces come in various lengths. It’s very important that you choose the best fit for your body and comfort. Remember its a piece of jewelry that compliments not deter your charisma. So please no long chains or chokers. You should try on as many as you can to get the right fit.

2. Selecting a Style

The next step is to find the correct shape and style for you. Do you prefer a more classic solitaire style pendants? Or maybe you would like something a little more unique and modern such as a Starburst diamond pendant? The style of the diamond pendant necklaces should reflect your character. Some things to keep in mind when choosing the style of the pendant are factors such as its shelf-life for its appeal. Is it a trend or is it a traditional style that will be timeless? You may also want to consider the versatility. Choosing the perfect pendant that pairs with your most common ensemble usually will allow you to also dress it up and down. Also consider the capability of pairing other jewelry such as earrings and bracelets with your pendant. Try to choose a pendant style that will be easier to pair with your current or future sets of jewelry.

3. Price Range & Quality

One of the most important and determining factor for most of us will be price and quality. Lets make sure you get the most out of your pendant. Just as there are various styles and shapes there are just as many forms of quality and material. Carat sizes can vary depending on the style you are looking for. Different styles will have a different determining factors in the sizes of the diamonds. Solitaire pendants are pretty straightforward and the price in comparison to quality can be determined easily since there is only one diamond. Other styles can include diamond settings such as clusters, pave, halo, and other settings to give its unique shape and character. With so many styles and settings the price can range dramatically depending on diamond size and settings. Speak to anyone of our associates and we can give you all the details and information regarding specifics in diamond quality and authenticity about your diamond pendant. Or you can learn more about diamonds on our education page.

4. Choosing the Right Size

For many of us, size is the most important consideration when seeking a diamond piece. Take a look at options such as diamond pendants with several small diamonds framing one adequate diamond. An example of a designer that offer this look is Norman Silverman’s Diamond Halo Drop Pendant. More recently Memoire has released a collection call Diamond Bouquets that concentrate on the seamless look of one large diamond. Here is an example of Memoire’s diamond solitaire pendant that has .75 carat of brilliant cut diamonds but created to make the look of a 2.00 carat. These are great options to get the size and quality that you are looking for while maintaining your budget. Regardless of the shape or style of pendant, it’s important that you are getting high quality diamond(s). Always ask about the grade and quality of your diamond. For exceptional diamond quality take a look at Forevermark diamond pendants. Less than 1% of diamonds can be considered Forevermark diamonds under their strict quality guidelines.

5. Type of Material

Another consideration to make when choosing a diamond pendant is the metal used to create your diamond pendant and chain. Most of us all typically already have a preference when choosing yellow or white gold or silver. But keep in mind that there are other options such as platinum, rhodium, rose gold, and karat differences in gold. Most often this will come down to preference but remember that different materials have different levels of purity which can determine the quality and longevity of your pendant. Some metals will will tarnish or scratch more easily than others. Feel free to ask us about the details in quality and care instructions for different metals.

There are many factors to consider when choosing a diamond pendants. Most of it will be determined by your taste. But these points and thoughts should help you in guiding to your perfect diamond pendant. Start by viewing our collection of diamond pendants. Also, to see more diamond pendants in person be sure to drop by our Nashville location for Forevermark Diamond Week from Wednesday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 6th.

King Jewelers is an official Forevermark authorized retailer in the United States. Forevermark diamond engagement rings, Forevermark diamond jewelry and loose Forevermark diamonds are represented in all sizes and shapes. Forevermark diamonds are available at the Green Hills location in Nashville, TN, at the Aventura location in Miami, FL, and on-line at our Forevermark page. For more information, please visit the Forevermark website.

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