Wedding Jewelry Tips for Brides

July 27, 2015

There’s no denying the beauty and grace of a bride on her wedding day. The bride is truly the center of attention and every bride strives to achieve that perfect look. The wedding dress is a big part of that look, but so is the jewelry. If you are in the midst of planning a wedding, here are some wedding jewelry tips that may help.

When to Select Your Jewelry

The right style, color, and types of jewelry will really depend on your wedding dress and hair style. For example, a one-shoulder dress will look best without a necklace. Whether you wear your hair up or down may influence your earring selection. So, it’s best to find your wedding dress first, decide on your hair style, and then select your jewelry.

Selecting the Right Jewelry & Accessories

Achieving the perfect look is all about the right balance of jewelry and other accessories. Select pieces that complement the style and intricate details of your dress. Try not to over accessorize. Sometimes less is more. Don’t be afraid to use color or to mix old pieces with new ones. Whatever you choose, make sure that they are comfortable and reflect your personal sense of style. It can be difficult to truly envision what your wedding jewelry will look like with your dress, so try everything on together before finalizing your decisions.

Colors and Materials

Some finishes and stones may not photograph well. When you try on wedding jewelry, take some sample pictures to test their reflection/reaction to the camera flash. Your photographer may also have some advice based on his/her experience.

Buying Wedding Jewelry

Although there are many in-person jewelry stores that you can visit, the widest selection of jewelry is typically available online. Don’t wait until the last minute to shop for wedding jewelry. Place your orders early to give them time to arrive (without the expensive cost of expedited shipping). You may find yourself purchasing a few different options for necklaces, earrings, and bracelets to try with your dress. Make sure you know the return policies before placing your orders.

Summary of Wedding Jewelry Tips

By selecting your wedding jewelry after your dress and hairdo, you will be sure to find the right options to complete your look. Try everything on with your dress to ensure that it compliments the dress and that it’s not too little or too much. Be conscious of how your selections may appear in photographs. And save money by searching for options online and allowing enough time for standard shipping. By completing this process well in advance, you will minimize the stress of the approaching event. When your wedding day finally arrives, enjoy it. You will undoubtedly be beautiful!



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