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Costume Jewelry

Costume jewelry are the ones that are made up of less valuable materials, like base metals, glass, plastic and synthetic stones instead of precious stones and gems. It is also known as fashion jewelry as it mainly exists for fashion purposes and not as assets or investments. It is generally very flashy and attractive. Costume jewelry is usually available at varied rates in the market. The term “costume jewelry” dates back to the 20 th century. The simple meaning of the term is the jewelry which is worn with a costume or fashionable outfit.

Costume jewelry has gained popularity in the recent times because people are very conscious about fashion these days. They are aware about the latest style and design of outfits as well as jewelry. Costume jewelry is mainly divided into 5 categories--- bracelets and anklets, chokers and necklaces, earrings, rings and brooches. Costume jewelry can vary from rhinestones sets, terracotta jewelry and wooden items to the latest fashions like hair accessories to body jewelry with imitation stones. Nowadays costume jewelry is also designed by renowned designers while antique jewelry is also available.China is one of the leading producers of costume jewelry; about half of the world's total production is done there. Over the past few years this industry in China has seen a huge growth and profit.


Cleansing Method of Costume Jewelry

Although costume jewelry is less priced than precious gemstones or stone embedded jewelry yet it should be properly maintained. There are a variety of cleaners available in the market to clean your costume jewelry. One should not use soap or detergents as they might discolor the item.

Costume jewelry should be slightly scrubbed with a soft brush and dried up immediately. The cleansing should be done weekly or twice in a month to prevent any kind of dust or dirt on your costume jewelry.

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