Babette. Jewelry Armoire. November 08th , 2017.
If you happen to own heirloom jewelry . Or those that have been handed down from your great grandmother to your grandma then to your mother, and so on; then you would definitely need a Jewelry armoire to keep the antique pieces safe. Because of the nature of the design of vintage jewelry , they tend to be densely studded with precious stones. The setting of these stones can get lose due to time and the stones can fall out. This process is aggravated when the stones come in constant contact with sharp edged objects like other jewelry of a similar make. With a Jewelry armoire, these richly studded pieces can be made to lie down flat by themselves so that they do not come into contact with other pieces. Another piece of jewelry that needs delicate care is those that are made out of Pearls. Pearls are softer than other precious stones and metals. A jewelry armoire can effectively protect pearls by allowing storage space for pearls alone making the incidence of scratching rare and least likely.
The next thing that you want to make sure of when you purchase a armoire is that you purchase one at the perfect size for your needs. Jewelry armoires come in all different shapes and sizes so depending upon your needs you will have to be sure to check which size will best fit in the area where you`ll be placing it. Also you should check the lock on your jewelry armoire if security is an issue. When you purchase a armoire you need to make sure that your valuables will be kept safe. Be sure to open the armoire before purchasing it and check the lock to make sure that it is sturdy and functional.
Since most modern armoires are inspired by the traditional armoires, you will tend to find them in dark wood finishes. Oak and Cherry are quite popular. If you look diligently you might find some intricately carved jewelry cabinets in antique stores, however the modern jewelry armoire will be most likely comprising of fine lines and straight edges giving it a sleek and modern look.
Modern jewelry armoires are available in a variety of price ranges. The range starts from a shade under US$100 and can climb upwards in excess of US$500. The small wall mounted units are available in the lower price ranges. As you move up in terms of size, detailing and other features, the prices move up accordingly. You need to evaluate your requirements keeping in mind what would match your room décor and budget and you will surely find a good fit.
When you have a jewelry armoire, you can arrange your precious items accordingly. The armoire would be spacious enough to let bracelets and chokers lie freely on a non abrasive surface. Depending on the type of the armoire, it could let a necklace hang so that there will be no damage and friction between two pieces. Because you have better access to your jewelry you can save time instead of rummaging through your stacks of necklaces and rings, bracelets and others. With the armoire sitting comfortably in a corner of your room you can save yourself the trouble brought about by a cluttered dresser top. It has also been proven that you lessen the risk of losing jewelry pieces because you have misplaced them in one way or another because of the clutter. As a result having a Jewelry armoire allows you to have what you need right at your fingertips.
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