Jewellery is one of the most popular form of gifts since the start of time. What is it about jewellery that makes it a gift worth giving, time and time again?
1. It is Something That People Typically Don’t Buy for Themselves
People make it a habit to treat themselves once in a while to something special or at least ensure that they renew the basics, which include clothing, shoes, coats, and bags every so often. However, some things are simply not on most people’s radar, usually because it is an extra, considered a luxury, and comes at a considerable cost. Jewellery, alongside things like a pewter pitcher, is one such item.
2. It is a Wearable Item That’s Also Sentimental
Just about anything can be given as a gift. If it is wanted, needed, or will bring a smile to someone’s face, it is definitely a wonderful gift, no matter what it is. Still, it is impossible to deny the fact that some gifts tend to be more sentimental compared to others. Wearable items such as shoes, coats, hats, and clothing might make excellent gifts, but aren’t so meaningful. Sure, you may include embroidery with the person’s initials or something similar, but this doesn’t compare to jewellery. Something about jewellery just makes it sentimental.
3. It Can Be Timeless
If you think about the gifts that you have ever received, try to think about the ones that are still in use. Even those still in use are either on their last leg or fairly old. Clothing rips, fades, goes out of style, and gets stained. Electronics are regularly replaced by something newer and better before you even have the chance to fully enjoy it. Even vehicles are on a timer, from the date of purchase until when they start showing signs of age. It is only jewellery that can be cared for and enjoyed for generations and generations. Classic jewellery styles are virtually limitless and will ensure that your piece never becomes irrelevant and if it ever does, the setting can always be upgraded and changed.
4. It Can Be Gifted On Any Occasion
Anything can be gifted on just about every occasion, but some items are better suited to certain occasions. Perfume, for instance, may make a great birthday gift, or anniversary present, but it is less suitable as a graduation gift. Jewellery, on the other hand, can be given in honour of any one of these occasions and may others. Anniversaries, births, sweet sixteen parties, bar mitzvahs, Christmas gifts, engagements, weddings, birthdays, celebrating a move, promotion, new job, or a thank you gift: all these are perfect opportunities for giving the gift of jewellery.
5. It Can Be Personalised
The vast majority of jewellery gifts already have a certain amount of sentiment embedded in them automatically, but some jewellery pieces also have the option for personalisation. From inscribed messages and names to pieces bearing one’s initials, names, or first letters, personalised jewellery is guaranteed to be a hit.
It really shouldn’t come as a surprise that jewellery is one of the most successful gift ideas of all time, but for the people still deliberating, it is always important to remember that options are virtually limitless. One can never really have enough and almost nobody lives long enough to own the numerous different desirable looks available out there.