A beautiful piece of jewellery is a wonderful way of celebrating an important occasion apart from being an investment that will retain its value over time.
Thinking about buying a gold item? Discover all the jewellers in Malta and Gozo with unique selections listed on Yellow.
Most Popular Jewellery Items
For centuries, people have worn jewellery for decorative and symbolic reasons. This has not changed and nowadays people like to purchase (and wear) jewellery more than ever.
Indeed, jewellery is a visual way of highlighting a commitment, remembering a special occasion or making a fashion statement. Jewellery is traditionally used to memorialise a wide range of special occasions that include the celebration of wedding anniversaries, a loved one’s birthday, graduation, retirement or the baptism of a little one in the family.
The items can vary according to the celebration and the preference of the person in question. However, a timeless pair of cufflinks is a very thoughtful gift to mark graduations, retirements or even the birthday of a particularly stylish gentleman! A silver tooth box or frame are classic baptism gifts that will be treasured for many years. Gemstone pendant necklaces, tennis bracelets or a beautiful pair of diamond solitaire earrings are perfect wedding anniversary or birthday gifts that the lady in your life will doubtlessly appreciate. In fact, we have some great ideas if you’d like to add a romantic gesture to your big jewellery purchase!
An engagement ring is probably one of the most important acquisitions that one can make; it is after all one of the most enduring symbols of love and commitment. So, engagement rings together with wedding bands are certainly among the most popular jewellery purchases.
Jeweller Services Available in Malta
There are a large number of jewellery stores spread across Malta and Gozo with many shops having a long-standing reputation with customers. All of them carry extensive selections of gold and silver rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches, diamonds and gemstones.
Jewellers in Malta carry well-known international brands, trendy jewellery and pieces created by their in-house goldsmiths in an array of styles. A custom service is available at many shops and it is therefore possible to ask them to create a very unique piece. However, this is not the only service that jewellers provide. Visit a trusted jeweller if your favourite gold or silver accessories are showing signs of wear and need repairing, cleaning and polishing. They also have the expertise to provide an appraisal for any gold items or other precious pieces that you would like to sell (don’t forget that many jewellery stores are usually interested in buying gold and diamonds).
If you are on a quest to find that incredible diamond ring for the perfect proposal, many jewellers will be able to show you a broad range of options that fit your specifications and budget. They are also able to provide both classic and more contemporary weddings rings for engaged couples. Many soon-to-be newlyweds typically ask their jeweller for an engraving service to carve a special message on their wedding band and make it even more meaningful.
What to Look Out for When Buying Jewellery
Not all that glitters is gold is true for a reason and it is extremely important to keep in mind a few key basics before purchasing jewellery.
High-quality jewellery can be an expensive purchase so it is important to make sure that it is also a solid investment. Indeed, precious metals like solid gold, silver and platinum will retain their value over time and so it is important to ask questions before buying. Particularly, one should make inquiries about the purity of the material (in other words if it’s 24-karat gold, sterling silver or at least 95% pure platinum.)
We all know that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, particularly if the four C’s (Carat, Cut, Colour, Clarity) are all satisfied. In a nutshell, Carat refers to the weight of the stone, Cut refers to the shape in which the gem is cut and whether it maximises its beauty, Colour indicates how colourless the diamond looks and Clarity assesses any imperfections that are present.
Don’t forget to ask for a certificate of authenticity to make sure that you can resell your precious piece easily.