November 13, 2017

Costume Jewelry and Women Beauty Story

Costume jewelry and women have obvious bond long back in the history. The law of nature tells that women are more beautiful creatures than men and they are always trying to enhance their beauty with various remedies irrespective of the used means being natural or artificial. Women are constantly creating or re-created different ways along the long history to look more beautiful. They always try to design, stitch and tailor their own clothes just to look different than others. When clothes became mundane, they went further and invented ornaments. They adorned themselves with fine and attractive pieces and added a glamour with these ornaments to even the simplest of clothes they wore. Right from the stone-age women have indulged themselves in jewelry. 


Long before the discovery of precious metals like gold, silver, copper or bronze etc. women could adorn themselves. They used sea-shells, conchs and other fine stone materials to create their jewelry. The need of looking prettier than others paved the way for the birth of costume jewelry. It is nothing less than its evolution that these are here now to admire. Armed with creativity and imagination jewelers have come up with countless designs using several new types of metals and stones to impress others with the attractive look variety. The various  jewelry designs leave people astounded as they visit any jewelry shop. Most people admire jewels but  only very few can actually possess these extravagant ornaments because of their high price .  Middle class ordinary women being deprived of the very expensive jewelry delved into a solution for their beautification and thus the concept of costume-jewelry was born.


Costume jewelry at the early time have been based upon using semi-precious stones, artificial metals coated with gold or silver polish and other chunks of mirror, stone or patch-works, shells or colorful threads, etc. The jewelry were designed keeping in mind the middle class and poor women and girls who could not afford to spend much on jewelry and in the same time like to wear jewelry properly matching their clothes. Gradually, costume jewelry became very popular among women of different classes and age. The designs of costume-jewelry outdid the traditional jewelry in such a way that people has started preferring costume jewelry than the traditional ones. By noticing the popularity of jewelry, the jewelers decided to merge these two distinct styles. Thus costume jewelry which we currently know come across the amalgamation of traditional stones, precious metals etc. in a modern form. The  next generation of costume jewelry is a perfect modernized blend of fashion, glamour and tradition with a tint of diamonds, a generous plating of gold and / or silver or coveted platinum with a dash of dazzling brilliance associated with the brand name.


People are now more and more fashion conscious with the desire to leave an impressive impact in the social circuit. This situation is ruling out the repetitive designs. This new breed of fashion conscious people are increasing exponentially; thus creating a huge market not only for costume jewelry themselves but also for jewelry designing. Costume jewelry are not only designed in accordance with the fashion trends but also according to the taste and preferences of the buyers. As for example, during weddings you can notice extravagant behavior in many countries with a great emphasis put on jewelry. The bride’s jewelry are usually selected very carefully ensuring that the social status and the financial soundness of the bride’s family is reflected conspicuously. Needless to say, that the jewelry are very carefully co-coordinated with the bride’s trousseau.

Costume jewelry are just the right selection for every woman for any occasion. They save money also and give reason to flaunt the attire as well as adding radiant confidence to the wearer.

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