HOW TO DESIGN YOUR OWN PENDANTS
In designer shops, you are allowed to design your own pendants. Different people have different preferences. There are those are specific on what they need when it comes to an expensive undertaking such as purchasing a pendant. Pendants are made of different materials. However, the most common material that people use when designing pendants is diamonds. As it is commonly known, diamonds are a lady’s best friend, and when it comes to pendants, it is not an exception.
How to Design
There are many steps that are taken when it comes to designing your pendants. In designing You have to Select the Material, For Instance: A Diamond Pair. Here you consider a number of things such as:
The occasion makes a lot of difference because it will help you decide whether you want the diamond pendant to go with a bracelet or a necklace.
You need to also figure out the type of diamond pendant you want to give. There are basically 3 types, which are the diamond pendant locket, the diamond pendant necklace, and the diamond pendant diamond shape.
Number of diamonds
While buying a diamond pendant, you need to take a decision on whether you want to buy a pendant with a solitaire or with multiple diamonds. The cost will be directly proportional to the number of diamonds in the pendant.
There are different types of styles that are available for diamond pendants today. The most popular style is the diamond cross pendants, which have been made popular by fashion designers across the world. It is also considered being of high value as it glorifies the Christian symbol. Apart from that you can have other styles like the curling diamond pendant, circular or oval pendants, single or multiple hearts, beaded diamond pendants etc.
The diamond cutting closely relates to the brilliance of the diamond of a pendant. The better the cutting and polishing is, the more sparkling the diamond will be. Always choose a pendant that has a round brilliant cut because it is considered to be the best and they have traditionally 58 facets. Nowadays, there are more and more modified round brilliant cutting diamonds, the number of facets can be varied.
The most precious diamonds are those colorless and high clarity one. Due to their scarcity, they will be much more expensive. The quality of diamond is varying from products to products. For some diamond products, they will have diamond certificates issued by authorized organization like Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to prove their qualities. The color grading can be from D to Z.
It is always suggested that you should buy a diamond, which has an optimum clarity. The higher the clarity – the better will be the quality but the more expensive it will be. To observe the clarity of a diamond, try to look into the diamond closely. If you find inclusions, spots or bubbles then the diamond probably has lower clarity. Usually for the diamond 30 points or below, the clarity will not affect the appearance of the diamond very much.
Carat weight of the diamond
Since diamond is a natural forming resource, due to the environmental constraint, it is very difficult for a large diamond to be formed. The weight of the diamond is measured in carats. The higher the weight, the larger the carat, the more expensive the diamond will be.
After choosing the diamonds for the pendant, the professionals will then help you bring them together and the end result will be a pendant that you would have designed on your own.