Showing posts with label Heirloom Jewelry. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Heirloom Jewelry. Show all posts

Friday, May 28, 2021

Why You Should Invest In Heirloom Jewelry

When you think about your future, what do you see? Many of us picture ourselves married, living in a lovely house, and even having a family to surround us. Even if that's the exact opposite of your dream life, you probably see yourself living successfully and comfortably - whatever that means to you - in the future.

One thing that many people want to do in their future is invest in precious things for the next generation. This could be by passing down their home to their children, or keeping their most treasured items safe to give to the next generation. Many people want to be able to leave something valuable behind, for their families to enjoy and cherish for years and years to come. If you want this for your posterity, you could start thinking about investing in heirloom accessories.

I know that my mother's wedding ring is a very sentimental thing. It represents the love that my dad had for her--enough to spend a big portion of his hard-earned money as a merchant marine to get that for her before they were married.  

Another sentimental heirloom is an original painting given to my grandmother by a gentleman from his collection. It is a picture of a young woman playing the violin. It says, "And when night's tender shadows dim the sunset's lingering hues, the storm is stilled and music speaks of life, of hope, and you." My grandmother has never been gone when I look at that picture and read that verse.

What Are Heirloom Accessories?

 An heirloom accessory is usually a piece of jewelry or a watch, that you want to become a family heirloom; it will be passed to your kids, and subsequently to their kids, and the list goes on. You probably already have a few of these in your household, like your grandmother's ring - so wouldn't it be amazing to have something of your own to pass down?

So, where to start when searching for heirloom accessories? This is a significant investment that shouldn't be taken lightly. Let's explore some options for finding heirloom accessories that'll last hundreds of years.

Heirloom Jewelry 

  The most comon form of heirloom accessories is jewelry. Wedding jewelry is often the biggest accessory investment a person makes, becuase not only does it represent the everlasting union you have forged, but it will also be passed down to the next generation.

Were does on begin the search for heirloom jewelry? This depends on your budget. If you want to make a more significant investment in your heirloom collection, you could order a bespoke piece from a luxury jeweler like Jessica McCormack, who is based in London, or Good Stone, based in Texas. These are two examples of fabulous jewelers who can create a timeless piece for you--be it a ring, a necklace, earrings, a brooch or even a pair of cufflinks.

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Heirloom Watches

For an even more significant investment, heirloom watches are the classic choice. Watches like the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Bumblebee are timeless pieces that will be elegant now, and one hundred years from now!

Heirloom watches are a popular choice because their high quality craftsmanship and delicate mechanisms make them the ideal heirloom to pass down through the generations. 

Despite the fact that few people wear watches nowadays, a watch can be cherished, worn, stored away, shown off and marveled at by your children's children -- it is almost like a time capsule of a past time. 

Final Thoughts

While investing in heirloom accessories is expensive, this investment will be something cherished by members of your family long after you're gone. Leaving an heirloom as part of your legacy is something some people dream of. Could today be the start of your heirloom journey?