How To Select A Good Jeweller
How To Select A Good Jeweller
Finding a good jeweller in Melbourne that you can trust is important when you’re making those big-ticket purchases or trying to acquire beautiful pieces of jewellery that will one day become family heirlooms. With a quality jeweller, you’ll find creating, selecting and buying jewellery becomes even more exciting. But how do you select the right choice? Here are some things to look for in a good jeweller, one that will give you quality, experienced advice on your next potential piece!
Find a Trusted Name
The biggest thing when it comes to buying jewellery is ensuring you get what is promised. It pays to go with businesses that have been around for many years and have established themselves as a clear market leader. If the jeweller has been around a few decades or longer, chances are they know their stuff when to comes to knowing quality and grading the piece for accurate valuations. After all, the fact that they’ve stood the test of time means they’ve had customers who have stood by them through the years and recommended them to the next generation of their family for their service, craftsmanship, exquisite stones and quality materials.
Check for Experienced, Certified Gemstone Specialists, Graders, and Valuers
As a buyer, you might not always know how to tell the quality of one stone from another, which is why the expertise of your jeweller becomes ever so important. Try and find a business that puts emphasis on retaining a team of well-qualified gemmologists and diamond graders and valuers so they can do the hard work for you. That way, as a customer, all you need to go by is what you love and want to own and not worry about second guessing your choices.
Look at their Products!
This one is obvious but is possibly a decision that’s most personal. You’ll need to find a jeweller who makes designs that you truly love. Take a peek at their social media or visit their shop to see what kind of pieces they create. Most good jewellers will have a range of collections to suit different tastes. Spend some time looking at everything and don’t hesitate to ask the staff any questions or perhaps to see if they have more pieces that may not be on display.
Interact with the Staff
A mere wander through a jewellery store isn’t going to tell you the whole story. To get a true picture of the experience, do interact with the staff. Are they warm and friendly? Is the service efficient and do the staff inspire confidence? Were they accommodating of your requests? Could you have all your questions answered? If you find yourself saying ‘yes’ to a lot of these questions, they’re probably a good choice for you.
Your Perfect Match in Melbourne
Abrecht Bird Jewellers has been present in the heart of Melbourne since 1875, serving generations of families from the area and beyond. Experienced professionals from the industry make up the team at this jewellery stalwart. With Abrecht Bird, you can tap into their knowledge and expertise to help make the right choices for your purchases whether big or small. And with award-winning designers creating gorgeous, bespoke pieces for clients, you can really indulge your creative side!
If you would like to have a chat today with one of our jewellers you can call us on (03) 9650 3830
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