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Tips To Buying The Perfect Diamond Necklace

Characteristics of Diamond Necklaces

A diamond necklace is an essential piece to any jewelry collection. They quickly imbue any look with sophistication and elegance while also serving as a sparkling centerpiece. Depending on the style, a diamond necklace can be worn for a casual day at the office or to a lavish dinner party. These pieces are also incredibly sentimental gifts and family heirlooms. When choosing the perfect diamond necklace for yourself or a loved one, it is essential to consider a few key elements that our experts at Saint Cross explain for your benefit. 

Diamond Cut 

The cut of a diamond can determine the aesthetic of the entire piece. Fashion jewelry commonly uses round-cut diamonds, as these stones are versatile and brilliant. This classic shape makes a stunning focal point that is timeless and understated. Choose a piece featuring a princess or emerald-cut diamond for a more modern look. The angular shapes of these cuts make for a unique necklace you are unlikely to see on anyone else. Pear-shaped and marquise diamonds are elegantly feminine with softly curving silhouettes and angles that result in a piece that is both romantic and refined. 

Type of Metal

Consider your already existing collection of jewelry when thinking about the type of metal you want your necklace to be to match your aesthetic. If there is a primary type of metal you typically wear for luxury jewelry, choose a piece in the same or similar kind of tone. Some pieces use multiple precious metals together to provide a more balanced color combination. Contrasting tones create eclectic looks that some may adore by layering necklaces of different metals. If you are wearing a diamond necklace inlaid in a silver setting, you will want earrings and bracelets to match.

Necklace Style

The style of necklace you want is one of the essential thoughts to have while shopping. Will this be a piece you or your loved one wear with casual everyday attire? A minimalist pendant necklace or dainty lariat will be a perfect necklace to wear regularly for everyday wear. Sterling silver, platinum, and white gold are easier to match with most outfits. Opt for a more elaborate piece studded with multiple diamonds or a dazzling choker for those special nights out. 

Shop Diamond Necklaces at Saint Cross

At Saint Cross, we are proud to provide our customers with a selection of designer jewelry from celebrated brands around the world and unparalleled customer service. We staff our Los Angeles jewelry store with friendly and experienced personnel who are well equipped to help you find the perfect diamond necklace, engagement ring, or luxury timepiece. No matter your budget, lifestyle, and personal aesthetic, we have what you need to be fashionable. With decades of serving this iconic community, we know luxury and how best to wear it. Book an appointment for a personalized consultation with our team.

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