Jewellery is one of the most popular gifts to give (and therefore receive!) at Christmas time, but it can also be one of the most difficult to buy.

Due to its personal nature, it can be incredibly difficult to decide on a piece of jewellery for a loved one, even if you feel like you know them completely.

Here at Martins of Glasgow, we know a thing or two about jewellery selection and we pride ourselves on being able to quickly and effectively help customers choose the perfect jewellery for the right person.

Here are our 3 top tips for buying your loved one the perfect jewellery this Christmas!

What Material Do They Like?

The first aspect that you should think of is the material that the jewellery should be. Are they a silver person? Or are they more attracted to gold? Do they really mind?

With various different materials available, it’s important that you pick the right one. Simply look at the jewellery that they wear on a regular basis to get idea of the kind of materials that they will wear and find something either made from that material or something as similar to it as possible.

For example, if you are buying on a budget, rather than buying a platinum ring, why not go for a more affordable sterling silver ring?

Elegant or Simple Design?

The design of a piece of jewellery is incredibly important. Do you opt for a delicate, elegant design that they will wear every so often, or a more sturdy piece that they can wear all the time?

This heavily depends on how much they wear jewellery to begin with. If they rarely wear jewellery and only ever wear it to special occasions, they may prefer a more delicate piece that oozes sophistication and elegance.

If they regularly wear jewellery, then they may prefer something that they can wear more often than not. Again, this is a matter of observing what kind of jewellery that they are wearing and where they are wearing it.

What Type of Jewellery?

The final stage of jewellery selection is probably the easiest of them all, and by now, you are probably welcoming a simpler choice in the process!

Once again, this should be based on the preference of the person that you are buying for, but it can also depend on the relationship that you have with them.

3 Stone: Before

For significant others, rings, earrings necklaces and pendants are usually the best gifts as they are a more personal gift with a romantic undertone to them. For close friends and family, earrings or bracelets make wonderful gifts without being too personal.

However, every person is different, and it’s important to recognise and identify the jewellery that the person you are buying for wears regularly before deciding on a new piece for them.

Buying jewellery doesn’t have to be an intense, scary process, and here at Martins of Glasgow we understand how relieving It can be to find that perfect piece for your loved one. From bespoke jewellery creation to Breitling servicing, we offer a wide range of services to help you.

For more information on our services, don’t hesitate to contact us on 0141 946 6333 today and have a chat with one of our friendly team. Remember to head over and like and follow our Facebook and Twitter pages for news and updates on the watch and jewellery industry!