What is Preloved Jewelry?
Common terms used to describe pre-owned jewelry are: pre-owned, preloved, used, vintage, second-hand and estate.
Should I Buy Preloved Jewelry?
Let’s just go ahead and admit it (we certainly have), men and women of all ages love jewelry! Since the days of the Ancient Egyptians until today, we’ve had an addiction to shiny, glamorous, and luxurious pieces of jewelry. In ancient times jewelry symbolized power, class and some even believed it even warded off evil spirits. Today, jewelry is just as popular as it was then, maybe, minus the warding off of evil spirits. We use jewelry to display our love, show off our style or dazzle the world!
Traditionally, it was a very special time whenever someone bought their first piece of jewelry. Whether it was a ring, bracelet, necklace or earrings that piece of jewelry became part of their family and may have been handed down to the next generation as an heirloom. Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly popular to buy preowned jewelry for a variety of reasons. From one-of-a-kind pieces to the latest glamorous styles, pre-owned jewelry has something to offer to any shopper.
Here are our top 5 reasons for buying preloved jewelry!
1. Great prices and value:
Getting the most for your money is more important today as its ever been. Buying new jewelry from a retail jewelry stores usually adds up to a higher price! Buying preloved jewelry will allow you to own a beautiful piece of jewelry for up to 50% less than new. Now that’s savvy shopping.
2. Amazing Selection:
Don’t get us wrong, there is amazing jewelry being produced today, we make some ourselves! But, there is something to be said about the selection of preloved jewelry and the unique finds out there waiting to be discovered. From discontinued styles to one-of-a-kind masterpieces, preloved jewelry has it all!
Not only is this one of our values, its the value of jewelry makers past and present. Think about it, if you buy a preloved vintage piece of jewelry it has lasted between 20 and 30 years already! We keep the same high quality standards with every preloved piece that we do with any new piece of jewelry.
4. Earth Friendly:
Mining gold, silver, diamonds and other materials requires large, complex operations that require the use of large amounts of fossil fuels. We all love jewelry but we love the earth too right? Buying preloved jewelry promotes sustainability and helps reduce the production of greenhouse gasses. This is a win for you and mother earth, yeah!!!
5. Your Style, Your Way!
What’s your style? Art Deco, Art Nouveau or Bohemian! Whatever your style, preloved jewelry has something for everyone. From large statement pieces to one of a kind luxurious pieces from the 50’s; Each time period reflects its own personality, craftmanship and story, what’s yours? Its your style, be different, buy different!