If you haven’t bought a piece of jewellery for a while and fancy an update or maybe just want to treat yourself, an antique piece could be the answer for you. With high street bought pieces it is often hard to find something special which you truly love as many of the pieces look very similar and countless other people will own them. There are many advantages and benefits to owning antique jewellery, and if you are looking for a timelessly beautiful piece to last you years to come then get shopping for an antique piece today. To take a look at why antique jewellery is such a great addition to your accessories collection, we’ve teamed up with Laurelle Antique Jewellery.
So what makes antique jewellery truly special and makes it stand out from high street jewellery? The main attraction of antique pieces are it’s unique qualities. With it’s age and detailed craftsmanship, you won’t come across another piece like it making it something special for you to cherish. Each antique piece will have been carefully crafted by hand making it a mini work of art, and details of when and where it was crafted can usually be discovered through its hallmark. Another big appeal to antique jewellery is it’s history. As antique pieces have all been pre-owned, they each have a mysterious past and tell a story. You will never truly know the past of any antique piece of jewellery even if you are aware of who previously owned it, however this is part of the excitement and wonder.
Many people collect antiques, however something amazing about antique jewellery is that it can still be worn. Antique paintings, art work and furniture are all collectible pieces, however care must be taken in order to maintain their condition. This tells us a lot about the quality of antique jewellery. Many pieces are 100 years old or more and can still be worn to this day meaning the quality of the metals and materials used alongside the careful craftsmanship created some valuable pieces which will last you a lifetime.
There are many eras to consider when looking for a piece of antique jewellery, and if you haven’t invested in a piece before there will certainly be an era which you are drawn to. Many collectors and wearers focus their collections around one era which they love, and it is a way of gaining a unique and classic look which is personal to you. Different eras of antique jewellery come round in fashion and become more sought after and collectible. At this point your antique piece could be worth a lot of money and will have been a great investment. As antique pieces get older and collectors are looking for certain things, your antique jewellery will only increase in value. There are many benefits to buying and owning antique jewellery which makes it stand out from other pieces, and treating yourself to an antique piece today could be a great investment for the future.