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Stud Earrings: Read This Before You Buy
Jan27

Stud Earrings: Read This Before You Buy

Diamond stud earrings are one of the most popular gifts anyone can give for a special occasion. Stud earrings always look great and are best suited when worn while attending a dinner or wedding party. Buying jewelry can sometimes be a daunting task, especially if you do not know the characteristics you need to look for in the type of earring you want to buy. Regardless, diamond studs are a versatile choice. They look simple yet very elegant and can easily be paired with several different ensembles. These days, shopping for this type of jewelry is made even easier. The internet provides the greatest opportunity, as you can easily shop for them online, thus saving a lot of money for the same quality earrings sold in your local jewelry outlets or shops. Although various sites on the web may be dealing with diamond studs and other jewelries, it is important to know that not all jewelries and merchants are equal. This is one of the reasons why you need to know some useful tips before shopping for them. Factors to Consider Before Buying Stud Earrings 1. The size There are various factors that determine the size of diamond earring you choose; for instance, your own individual style. Small diamond earring can easily be paired and look amazing with daytime outfits and on the other hand, the larger ones commonly look more appropriate with evening outfits and dressier apparel. Diamond size is determined by the carat weight and the carat is basically the gemstone’s weight measurement. It is also important to know that the overall carat weight for a single pair of diamond earrings includes all diamonds in that jewelry. 2. Shape and style (various types available) Since diamonds are cut into different shapes, it is important to know your most preferred cut or that best suited to you. You should always consider the style and/or shape of the studs you want to buy, regardless of the size of diamonds. For instance, the round diamond is the most common cut for diamond studs that contains 58 facets. It also reflects the sparkle of all cuts. Apart from round diamonds, Asscher, princess, and emerald are also other types of diamond cuts that you may find interesting. The princess type looks excellent on women with broader faces while the round type complements women with narrow faces. It is ideally good if you choose the type based on the tone of your skin, with platinum or gold enhancing the appearance of people with a cool skin tone. 3. The quality Diamonds are generally graded using a formula of four Cs: Carat, cut, color...

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Belly Bars
Jan18

What Everybody Ought to Know About Belly Bars

As navel piercings get more common, you find a variety of stylish colorful belly bars available at both online and offline stores. They look trendy and fashionable, and can make a woman feel great about flaunting her flat tummy. And because they come in such a massive range of styles, colors, and materials, everyone can find that perfect piece of jewelry that best expresses their personality. But wait, stylish as they may be, belly piercings are not 100% risk free. While you may have taken care to choose a good piercing shop to get the piercing done (probably even a trained doctor to pierce your belly), the risk for infection is still high. That’s why it becomes even more important to choose the right design in belly bars. They shouldn’t just be stylish; they also need to be comfortable enough to be worn 24/7, and be just the right size, or the waistband of your jeans can constantly rub against the bar and irritate the skin to cause a serious infection. Accentuate your Flat Tummy with Belly Bars Some call belly bars the ‘Ultimate Jewelry’ to accentuate your navel piercing; they certainly are far more popular that navel rings. But how exactly does one go about choosing the right design and material? And what are the risks involved if you don’t make this decision all too carefully? Let’s find out! A belly bar is shaped like a barbell; the stud or stone will sit comfortably in the belly button, and other end will come out through another piercing done either above or below the belly button. These come in a range of shapes and materials, and choosing the right one for you will depend a lot on your taste, needs and style statement. Materials used to make belly bars: A lot of materials are used to make stylish belly bars. Metals, acrylics and plastics are all common. However, the important thing to keep in mind is how your skin reacts to a particular material. Some women are allergic to metals, while others find acrylic belly bars irritate their skin. Keep in mind your body’s ‘Biocompatibility’ when you choose belly jewelry. How to do that? Think carefully if your ear piercings and nose piercing is allergic to some material. Maybe you found that your piercings get infected if you wear anything apart from silver or gold for too long? That means your body isn’t biocompatible with any other material for prolonged wear. While it is easy to change your earrings often so that you can even wear trendy designs in materials that aren’t exactly biocompatible with your body for just...

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25 Great Tongue Rings
Jan10

25 Great Tongue Rings

Believe it or not, tongue piercing can go way back to the Mayan and Aztec cultures. While nowadays tongue piercing is a mega-trend for people who want to set themselves apart from the crowd, the Mayans and Aztecs saw it as a religious practice more than an artistic or decorative one. For them, getting a tongue ring was about honoring their gods by inflicting and enduring pain, thus showing their honor and courage. Whatever your reason is for getting your tongue pierced, may it be for spiritual reasons or self-expression, these 25 amazing tongue rings shouldn’t make you think twice about getting your tongue pierced as soon as possible. Check out the list below. 25 Best Tongue Rings 1. Are you a Marvel fan? Check out this cool Captain America tongue ring. Let Captain America’s shield keep you safe wherever you go. 2. Though this would surely feel heavy compared to the above tongue rings, its classic beauty is perfect for anyone who doesn’t really care about fancy colorful designs. 3. It would be interesting to see how people would look twice and wonder why you always have a pill on your tongue with this tongue ring. 4. Feeling young and girly? This cute Hello Kitty ribbon should bring out the shy little girl in you. 5. Here’s a cute Nirvana tongue ring perfect for anyone who’s in love with their music. Rock on and immortalize Nirvana! 6. Everything pink. Here’s a cute pink tongue jewelry that matches the woman’s pink lipstick and pink hoody jacket. As you can see her tongue ring also looks great with her nose ring. 7. This cannabis tongue ring is perfect for anyone who’s into the Rastafari movement which happened during the 1930s in Jamaica. 8. This pink dice rolling on your tongue should make you the centre of attention during board games with your friends. 9. If you can’t get enough of punk music and punk lifestyle, these two metal skulls would look good on you. 10. Are you feeling adventurous and naughty? Flash this tongue ring when you’re out clubbing and see where it takes you. 11. Your love for nature shows when you wear these star and moon tongue rings. They also look good with tragus earrings. 12. Check out this pretty rose surgical steel tongue ring. It surely looks perfect with cartilage earrings that have similar themes. 13. Wear this stylish blue gem tongue ring if you want to look fabulous and classy and be the envy of your friends. 14. Do you love animal prints? This zebra tongue ring will make you look trendy and fashionable. Try matching...

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