The internet has proved a mighty solution to satisfy buyers with fast and easy tool to purchase goods. However, in the case of gemstones, it’s not likewise, always.
Latest developments in gemstone treatments and artificial stones have made gemstone jewelry buying, a challenge. It’s a natural tendency of people to look for easier and convenient channels to get things done quickly and authentically.
Finding a genuine dealer or a trustworthy shop, is as important as seeing a stone in person rather than in picture. However, now, due to trusted ecommerce, there is trusted gemstone shopping. Selling an array of assorted, exquisite precious gemstone jewelry has become as easy and acceptable as ever. Mesmerizing tanzanite earrings, emerald earrings, and ruby rings can never fade away their fans.
Online shopping facilitates favorable usage of concessions and moreover, discount coupons to provide the best bargains to the customer. The following five tips are as easy and assisting enough to fulfill your motto:
I. Try looking for online sites, which spare a list of offers, brand names in jewelry industry. These are often found in FAQ section of a brand website. In addition, this section provides many commonly queried questions answered about gems and jewelry.
II. An ideal jewelry website should provide search box functionality. This makes comfortable for the buyer to navigate through the site and find the desired catalogue page. For instance, Angara has two user-friendly search sections. Firstly, for searching anything according to the keyword. Secondly, the other section eases it to specific product type, budget, and gemstone required.
III. One of the most added stars of a shopping website are its rave reviews. Therefore, never forget to read one of those quoted comments about the products, retailer, or company. It provides valuable information and criticism on goods and products told by previous customers. Enriching the website with your nice reviews, in case you buy some products, is also a good act towards increasing public interest.
Reputed newspapers like The Philadelphia Enquirer praised a jewelry retailer’s elegant and fascinating collection of engagement rings.
IV. Always check before logging into a website. A secure site is the key to purchase goods with a trust. Secure connection can be checked by clicking on the “trust” tab. Trusted seals count on names like Thawte, GeoTrust, VeriSign, and BBB Online, among others.
A specific website is believed to be authentic when its has an added “s” at the end of http, altogether showing as https. Clicking on the seal will approve of the site’s up-to-date security and current functioning.
Such minor, but important points, if kept in mind, can really make a buyer’s online jewelry …Read more
We all know that candidates for kids come in many shapes and forms. In the market today, there are so many products that many people feel overwhelmed, especially those who have no children of their own. There are some simple steps that you can take to ensure that you make a sound decision.
Nowadays, finding presents for kids is not difficult. Unlike their parents, kids are good at asking for what they want. Months before you even start shopping for Christmas gifts for kids, they usually start dropping not too subtle hints about the presents that they want. Sometimes, it is the newest video games. Other times, it is a radio controlled car, a doll, a bicycle, or one of the many other joys of childhood. Yet many experts on parenting believe that you should not always give your kids exactly what you want. Finding an unconventional present for kids – one that can give them an opportunity to learn and grow, can be much better than all of the shiny new war toys you could fit in a Christmas stocking.
Well whatever your child decides there will be at least a few presents to give out. I think this year we are only doing five, so we can spend a little more time on each one, but if you are going the whole hog and doing 20 plus the neighborhood kids then you had better plan for something simple.
This is not to say that you should not get your kids the presents that they want. You can divide gifts for children into three basic categories: educational, fun, personalized and unique. There are plenty of ideas that go with each category so you want to decide which way you want to go before proceeding. Sometimes, the best presents for kids are the ones that they ask for. There is nothing inherently wrong with war games, dolls, dress up clothes, or any of the other things your kids will ask for. Still, it is good to balance all of this stuff with some educational toys now and then. Do not forget that candidates for kids can be educational and fun; personalized and educational, as well as unique.
Come to think of it that, some of the best presents for kids are the ones that they can put together themselves. Putting together models, science kits, and other educational gifts can really teach kids a lot about patience. In addition to that, it can also help show kids how things work. Children are naturally curious, and the more that you indulge this curiosity, the better. When they're young, their brains are still manipulable. You can help them develop a lifetime passion for learning early on by getting them educational toys and gifts.
With good technology gifts today, sometimes you can do both. Of course, the presents for kids are more high tech and futuristic than ever. If your kids love high-tech toys, why not get them a robotics kit? Not only will …Read more
The Color Purple is a famous literary work, movie and Broadway play. Professional women are using this dynamic color to set the stage for a captivating and elegant entry in to the business arena. Fashion has rules and limits but modern professional women are finding ways to enhance their professional look, style and appeal to make the work place a more chic environment.
Listed below are ways that you can use this color to shine at any business or social event.
The color purple is not just a jeweled toned shade that can match almost any skin tone and physical complexion. The color has great meaning that can build confidence and improve your overall appeal. Purple is a mixture of reds and blues which create a sense of mystic and royal qualities. It is often used by nobility and rich people as a symbol of wealth and extreme social status. This color also evokes spirituality and creativity as well as calmness and balance.
Although we do not recommend wearing a purple suit to work. There are clever and fun ways to incorporate purple into your professional wardrobe for a stylish and fashionable appeal. Women can wear purple blouses and belts with their suits and business casual attire. Pins and hair pieces in purple are also acceptable for any work environment. Women should match basic suits in navy, black or gray with purple accessories. Purple accessories can include purple toned jewelry in earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Professionals women should limit their jewelry to five simple pieces. Purple handbags and shoes are also acceptable depending on company dress code and profession or industry guidelines.
Women can also wear purple toned make-up to brighten their faces and look stunning. Soft subtle purple eye shadows and lip balms or lip glosses can highlight the face and make any woman sparkle in the business arena. Women should always be cautious of how they apply their make-up and present themselves in formal business settings. The goal is to look professional and not as though you are going to an over the top party or a Hollywood photo shoot. …Read more
A few weeks ago, I was doing a bit of research online for an article that I was going to put together. I was going to write an article about how women are being conditioned to see themselves as victims.
During this time, I came across an article titled: ‘Victimhood narrative’ taught in schools fuels anxiety in young women, academic claims’. In this article, Dr Joanna Williams had been asked to share her views on one of the ways in which children are being indoctrinated at school.
I thought that what Joanna said made a lot of sense, and I soon came to the conclusion that this was someone who seemed like a balanced human being. I was also surprised that a publication had given her the chance to share her views.
The reason for this is that this was a woman who wasn’t willing to go along with the dominant cultural narrative, whereby all women are seen as victims and all men are seen as perpetrators. I came away thinking that this is someone who is far too sane to be given a platform like this.
I was also surprised to see that she was a lecturer in higher education at the University of Kent, with this being somewhere that is not too far from where I live. I ended up going onto her website to find out more about her work.
There were a number of articles that piqued my curiosity and I saw that she had also been on TV. After watching some of these videos, I got the impression that she was down to earth, mentally balanced, and approachable.
There were also the books that she had written. The first one she wrote, ‘Consuming Higher Education: Why Learning Can’t be Bought’ came out in 2012; the second one, ‘Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity: Confronting the Fear of Knowledge’ came out in 2016; and the third, ‘Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars’ came out in 2017.
A Number of Factors
Taking all this to account, along with my interest in current affairs, and the articles that I had written about free speech, amongst other things, I thought it would be great to meet her. Initially, I thought that the best way for this to happen would be to see if she had any talks coming up.
I soon changed my mind, though, and thought that I could see if she had the time to meet for a coffee. I didn’t think this was likely to happen as she clearly had a lot going on, but I soon came to see that I was wrong.
An interesting Interaction
When I met Joanna, it could see that how she came across in her writing and when she was on TV was a reflection of what she was like. Thus, the reason she came across as down to earth, authentic, and mentally balanced, was because that …Read more
Your wedding day is going to be one of the most wonderful days of your life and you will want the best photographer you can find to capture the day for posterity. However, before you approach any photographer with a view to hiring them, it will be helpful if you have an clear idea of the style of wedding photographs you would like done.
When most people think of wedding photographs, they tend to think of the traditional type of photography where the bride and groom pose for a series planned shots with different members of their family and friends. However, this is only one of the styles you can choose for your wedding photographs and many photographers will specialize in either one or many of these styles.
So, before you even start thinking about actually booking a wedding photographer, you should try and work out what type of photographic style you would like for your wedding. Having decided that, you will be able to make a more informed decision about which photographer will turn your dreams into a reality.
Traditional or Formal
These are the classic wedding photographs and provide a good record of everyone who is at the wedding. The standard format for these posed photographs is take them at key parts of the wedding day such as signing the register, leaving the church, cutting the cake etc. There will also be a list of photographs required during the reception eg one of the bride and groom, one with each set of parents, one of the whole family, and so on.
Although many people do not like them because they look so posed, they can still look nice and will ensure that all your friends and family are included in the wedding photos.
This is a much less formal style. Although it may still include some formal photos, it will also allow the photographer to take some candid shots of people at the wedding. With this style, the photographer may stay on and cover the speeches, meal, and even the first dance. This approach is more relaxed and allows the photographer to be more creative in his work. It allows him to catch the personalities, atmosphere, and emotions of the day.
Reportage or Photojournalism
The photographer, working in the style of a good photo journalist, will aims to tell a picture story of your wedding wedding day. This is a totally informal approach as none of the photos will be posed. The photographer will work discreetly in the background and hopefully capture the essence and emotions of the day. All the nerves, tears, happiness, and laughter will be recorded for posterity. It is probably the most realistic representation of any wedding or event.
If you want a romantic depiction of your wedding, then this is the style for you. The photographer will use the tricks of his trade such as lighting, backgrounds, soft focus, and even sepia tints, to create a romantic atmosphere. There will probably …Read more
Are you looking to add a little flair to your wedding? If so, then why
not choose a special theme to base your wedding around? Wedding themes
are full of creative possibilities. You could choose anything from a
tropical beach wedding theme to a Cinderella theme complete with glass
slippers and horse drawn carriages.
A little bit of creativity and you can make your wedding one that your
guests will never forget.
Here are some of the most popular wedding themes you might consider
1. Tropical Beach Theme
This is perfect for a summer wedding. It does not matter whether you're
having your event on the island of Hawaii or in the middle of Kansas.
You can go to the ocean or simply bring the ocean to you. You can
decorate with sand castles, shells, beach pails, sailboats, and anything
that relates to the beach.
One of the best parts of any beach theme wedding is the food. You can
serve shrimp pasta, crab cakes, oyster, and clams. And of course, a beach
wedding simply would not be complete without serving tropical "umbrella"
drinks. You can also serve some refreshing iced tea, homemade lemonade,
2. 1920s Wedding Theme
Take your guests back to the Jazz Age with a 1920s wedding theme. This
wedding theme is sure to be filled with fun.
You can begin by sending out some 1920's style wedding invitations. A black
and white photograph of you and the groom would give your guests a
glimpse of what's to come.
When it comes to decorating, you can use hang large Art Deco style
posters on the walls, hang glass bead curtains against the walls, display
black and white photographs of all your favorite 1920's film stars, and
hand out long fake pearl necklaces to all of your guests.
When choosing your reception hall, make sure there's a cocktail bar. In
fact, you might want to turn it into your own "speakeasy".
3. Country Western Wedding Theme
Are you a cowboy or cowgirl at heart? If so, then you may want to
consider having a country western wedding theme.
For decorations, you can use wagons, horseshoes, cowboy hats, and even
bars of hay. With a little creativity, you can really save quite a
bit of money.
When it comes to food, nothing beats an old-fashioned cookout. You can
serve barbecue, baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad, and sweet tea.
4. Breakfast at Tiffany's Wedding Theme
If you're a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn, then this is the wedding theme
for you. You can send out black and white wedding invitations. Have all
of your bridesmaids wear little black dresses. Use Tiffany boxes for
wedding favors and you could even have a Tiffany box cake.
When it comes to decorations, you can use Chinese lanterns, fake
rhinestones to scatter on the table, pearls, long black gloves, Audrey
Hepburn style sun glasses, and anything with elegance.
Anything classic Audrey style will make for a romantic evening to
In some cases the hassles of the wedding may be too much on the wedding couple to the point that the wedding and unique wedding favors slip their mind till the event is too near. The bride and the groom have to rush and get the favors in a very short time. Also in other situations something may go wrong during delivery of the gifts as accidents, delay, wrong address or the supplier may fail to meet the deadline set. In event of any of the above quick measures must be taken to acquire the favors as fast as possible. In such predicament it is very hard to have your guests' favors personalized with complex methods; the use of printed labels can be used for temporary personalization.
To get emergency wedding and unique wedding favors the couple needs to consult the nearest gift shops to check on their products. The stores may not have enough tokens at the time so you can either buy some different shops or buy different favors. In the latter you can use the criteria as in different gifts for men and women. It is very unlicensed for most gift shops to miss something that you can use as wedding and unique wedding favors. Here the options to consider most of the factors affecting the choice in other situations are put aside, but if the choice is wide then try as much as possible to look into them and get the best as possible.
Another source of emergency favors is any supermarket near you; most of the supermarkets have wide range of products on offer ranging from edibles, electronics, decorations and many other items you can use as gifts as beauty products and containers, shavers, picture frames, watches and many more. If any favor desired is in not up to the number needed you can combine several favors knowing exactly who to give as some for the maids, best man and maid, parents, friend and guest of honor. In any locality there is a supermarket or a mall since this will be an easy source of emergency alternatives.
You can also use the clothing stores to quench your thirst for emergency tokens. Small items as handkerchiefs, scarf's and other cheap and affordable items can be used. Due to the double cost resulting from the failed delivery these gifts can stand in before the former arrives. Simple items will economically the spending especially if the earlier ordered goods will arrive later or the refund has not been received. These items are always themed so you can choose the theme that is closest to the occasion.
Edibles can offer the best wedding and unique wedding favors; they are cheap, easy to prepare in the shortest time and can be purchased in the shortest time available. Gifts as candies and cakes can be accessed from several shops around your town or city. In worst situation; little time and lack of funds you can go for the option of preparing …Read more
It has been two years since the Women's Health Initiative Estrogen plus Progestin (WHI) arm of this large trial was stopped early because it caused harm. The WHI showed the opposite of what was expected – Estrogen (Premarin) plus Progestin (Provera) caused heart disease and breast cancer as well as blood clots and strokes. WHI results show that estrogen does not improve the quality of life for women. WHI estrogen plus progestin results are "evidence-based."
We now have evidence-based proof that "HRT" is harmful to women. But people are still taking Hormone Replacement Therapy and are concerned about estrogen deficiency. Why? "Little has changed because the fundamental, negative ideas about women and about menopause have not changed. Universal menopausal hormone therapy … (is) based on a cultural belief that women are inferior and need fixing. that menopause is a natural part of women's life cycle, the low estrogen levels after menopause are healthy and not abnormal. This made me unpopular – I have been labeled as "way-out" or worse. vindication ", says Jerilynn C. Prior BA, MD, FRCPC Professor of Endocrinology, Scientific Director, Center for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research, University of British Columbia. And, she is correct.
Two years after the WHI study little has changed. If you go to your doctor today and request HRT most will prescribe it for you. Despite the fact that The Women's Health Initiative, the largest controlled trial of ovarian hormone therapy ever performed, provided the strongest proof that Medicine (which has been consistently affected by the Pharmaceutical Industry) causes harm for women. The website for the WHI study said, "Women should stop their study drugs immediately." Following that order led to hot flushes in many women who were on hormone therapy because their body had adjusted to that higher level of estrogen. Women who heard the news of the study in the media also often stopped their therapy abruptly. That led to severe hot flushes in hundreds of thousands of women and in virtually all women who had previously experienced them. "Because it is well known that rapid withdrawal from estrogen causes night sweats and hot flushes, all doctors should have been ready with advice for women wanting to stop estrogen." Says Dr. Prior.
For Lack of helpful information, and because the resulting symptoms of night sweats / hot flushes were so miserable, many women, in desperation, reluctantly restrained unwanted HRT treatment. It seems logical to now say that the WHI results require re-thinking of the concepts on which menopausal "replacement" and "estrogen deficiency" were based. The primary assumption that all women needed estrogen because they were deficient still needs to be addressed. I like what Dr. Susan Love said, "If estrogen deficiency is a disease, all men have it!" Destroying the concept of estrogen deficiency will be hard and may take many years to achieve. In the mean time where does that leave you and I?
Estrogen Dominion not estrogen deficiency, according to Dr. John Lee is at the crux of …Read more
In order to appeal to the younger generation a lot of the designers are starting to create clothing lines that are able to offer a more ‘street’ aesthetic and appeal. Streetwear is a highly appealing style influenced by hip-hop, skateboarding, and 80s nostalgia and is of particular interest to the teenagers and young adults. In general, it has been the hip-hop influence that has helped see the major increase in the popularity of the streetwear inspired clothing lines.
Streetwear offers a perfect opportunity the teenagers and young adults to remain in touch with the latest fashion trends and keep up-to-date with the changes happening on the street. Streetwear as a fashion style has been highly popular for a significant time, with earliest forms of this clothing line going back to the early 1990s. It is also a popular choice of clothing all across the world, from Europe, US, Asia, Africa, and many other regions of the world.
Even though you might well find this clothing line to be quite expensive, especially with some of the more exclusive collections, it isn’t always necessary to pay high cost if you know where to shop for the most attractive prices. In general, there are several ways to help attract the most competitive rates in the market, and might include:
Shopping out of season – If you want to remain in touch with the street aesthetic, but prefer to avoid the high costs with the initial release prices, you might want to shop for clothing lines when they start to reach the end of the season. Often with the end of season lines the prices are reduced to make way for the latest inventory to arrive in store, so a t-shirt or jacket that was at fall price just a few weeks ago could now be quite affordable to buy.
Online Auctions – A further option for getting some attractive prices for the collection of streetwear might come with the online auction sites, which are able to offer an extensive collection of used and new designer clothing. By searching the auction and many independent websites it is often quite possible to get some very attractive prices for many fashion and design brands.
All in all, if you would like a varied and wide collection of streetwear clothing and accessories, you will certainly discover a variety of highly attractive items which can be found at great prices if the time is spent searching the best prices available.…Read more