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Giving Beaded Jewellery As A Present

  • Posted on August 15, 2017 at 11:58 am

When it comes to trying to find presents for friends and family it is nice to be able to find something a little bit different and unusual. When it comes to buying gifts for women beaded jewellery is always a good choice.

You will find a huge range of beaded jewellery available in many designs and styles and you will find beaded earrings, beaded necklaces and beaded bracelets. Any of these pieces of beaded jewellery will make a beautiful present.

If it is a young girl that you are looking for a present for then you might want to have a look at a pair of beaded earrings. These will come in many shapes and sizes. If it is a young girl you may want to go for a fun and funky pair that have been handmade from bright beads. Or if the receiver of your present is someone older maybe they would like a classic pair of beaded earrings handmade from pearls or made from crystals.

If you are looking for a present for older women then maybe a beaded bracelet would be a good choice. There are many available in many designs using an eclectic mix of beads in their designs. You may want to go for a classic beaded bracelet made from semi-precious beads like Rose Quartz, Tigers Eye, Turquoise or Carnelian. These can come with either a gold or silver clasp or there are many beaded bracelets that are strung on elastic so that when it comes to buying that present it does not matter if you know the size of the ladies wrist.

There are so many places to look when you are looking for that piece of beaded jewellery for your present. The internet is a good place to start looking for a piece of beaded jewellery; there are many internet sites that specialise in selling their beaded jewellery online. This is an easy way to do your present shopping as it can be done in the comfort of your own home. Many of the internet sites will gift wrap your present so that that is on less job for you to do when giving your gift.

Maybe it is a beaded necklace that will be the ideal gift. Again you will find many different types, styles and designs. Classic beaded necklaces that have been crafted from pearls and crystals will make a beautiful present for that sophisticated lady or what about looking for a beaded necklace made from jet beads, now that will be a very special present. If it is for a teenage girl you are looking for a present for then a bright and funky piece that has been made from a collection of glass beads that have been strung together to create fun and fashionable necklaces that would please any young girl.

So which ever piece of beaded jewellery you are looking for, beaded earrings, beaded bracelet or a beaded necklace I am sure that it will be a beautiful present.

Handmade Jewellery Found In Other Cultures

  • Posted on August 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When we look way back into history the Chinese were the first culture to make handmade jewellery and from what we are able to deduce this is around 5000 years ago. Silver then was more available than gold so this was used widely in their unique designs and Jade was their favourite semi-precious stone. The Chinese initially wore jewellery in order it is thought to display their wealth and rank but later as the centuries went on every piece of these stunning semi-precious handmade jewellery designs were worn by women to add to their beauty and status within their society creating a desire for these stunning pieces.

Around the same time in Central and South America gold was much easier to find and was being mined by the Aztecs in amazing amounts. Beautiful handmade jewellery from this area was incredibly ornate and opulent and included the combined use of gold inlayed with semi-precious stones like Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Mother of Pear. The Mayan civilization also used semi-precious gemstones as a form of currency to trade for other goods, whilst the Aztecs used semi-precious handmade jewellery and beautiful and intricate jewel-covered tools such as daggers and swords during sacrifices and other religious rituals.

Similar to the cross that has been worn by Christians as a symbol of the faith, other religions have their sacred symbols that are widely seen on necklaces and as pendants and other pieces of jewellery that have a religious significance. Many Muslims wear the symbol of Allah and designs sometimes feature a ritual sword. Additionally, Judaism also has its typical designs such as the Star of David and the Hamesh Hand, a symbol that is traditionally believed to offer protection. Hindus have the eye which they believe will protect them from evil and this piece of handmade jewellery is usually a glass shaped eye that has been encased in gold

Body modification that is practised in some cultures uses handmade jewellery. Inhabitants of Myanmar wear metal rings around their necks from an early age that stretches their necks over a long period of time. Whereas in some remote South African tribes the Mursi Lip plates are worn to stretch the bottom lip which is traditional before marriage and is seen as a sign of great beauty?

Handmade jewellery of the modern times can take on many forms, styles and designs. In the 20th Century artists and designers have used jewellery as a medium in order to convey their ideas, whilst even pop culture movements such as Hip-Hop have adopted Bling’ jewellery as a symbol of success and musical prowess. Even in todays modern designs you can see some elements of designs of the past

Fallwinter Fashion Trend Layering Designer Indian Clothes

  • Posted on August 3, 2017 at 4:08 am

Layering is versatile, inventive and lots of fun. Layering is also a major fashion trend this time of the year. While layering is quite prevalent with Western outfits, it is not that noticeable in Indian fashion. The good news is that its definitely picking up and a lot of Designer Indian Clothes are styled with layering in it. This adds a chic style into an Indian ensemble and saves it from being too conventional.
Relatively a new trend in Indian fashion, it is amazing how layering works well with Indian clothes as well. Designer Indian Kurtis made of sheer fabrics such as net, chiffon, etc look absolutely fabulous when layered with a matching sleeveless camisole underneath. Alternatively, a low cut embroidered Indian Kurti looks striking when paired with a matching or contrast colored camisole or tube top. Layering makes the Indian Kurti much more fun than it already is and imparts a boho chic look thats immensely stylish. Such layered Kurtis look great with a pair of trousers and the shorter Kurtis go well with full length gypsy skirts too. While Indian Designer Kurtis can be layered effortlessly, the other kinds of Indian outfits that can adopt the trend of layering well are Salwar Kameez and Churidar Kameez. Rather than a brand new trend, it could be called a revival of an old retro trend since it was a frequent style spotted with respect to Salwar Kameez and Churidar Suits. Sleeveless Kameez layered with short cropped embroidered jackets featuring full sleeves look gorgeous and keeps warm during the colder months. Similarly this Salwar Kameez layering trend includes the use of short sleeveless bolero style jackets over short sleeved Kameez during Spring/Summer. For a more dramatic effect, a long sheer jacket or embroidered jacket can be paired with a Kameez. With such a combination, its best to stick to skin tight Churidars for the bottom since it looks sleek and stylish.

Tracking The Changing Fashion Trends With The Current Consumer Consciousness

  • Posted on August 3, 2017 at 3:42 am

Fashion is a reflection of persons changing attitude and values. A personal style statement can become fashion when it is seen and adopted by others. The style should be appealing to be imitated by other public. On the other hand trend is referred to the particular set of product preferences within a consumer group. People generally follow fashion trends due to lack of confidence, interest, hesitation or lack of time to try out something new.

Features of Fashion
Fashion is not based on price
Fashion is changing everyday
Particular style becomes fashion when it is accepted by majority
Sales promotions doesnt have a direct impact in popularizing any sort of fashion
All fashions ends in excess

Based on these features a number of theories have been formulated explaining how fashion is adopted in a social environment. Some of the theories are
1.Trickle Down theory or Downward-flow theory
2.Trickle Up theory or Upward Flow theory
3.Trickle Across theory or Horizontal Flow theory

Understanding the changing Consumer Fashion Trends

Most fashion designers observed that customers mostly grave for unique colors and style. Choosing a particular theme has also become important. Through unique color combination they try to express their creativity and individuality. But in this economic unstable situation they are now looking for more comforting colors. Innovative textures, pattern, prints and draping style are also preferred by the customer.

To flatten the skin tone and to lift the spirit they look for vibrant colors. Color adds depth and spark to the individual personality. Now customers have become more conscious about their look. They now visit shopping malls on regular interval or check visit different fashion website to check out the new arrivals. They look for quality product at the lowest price. If something attracts their attention and satisfies their need they dont hesitate to spend some extra money.

Designers have also responded to the changing preferences of the customers by creating eye-catching unique dressing materials. After studying the consumer behavior thoroughly they also predict the fashion forecasting that exposes the fashion for the future. Based on this they design their new collection to delight the customers.

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