What is Costume Jewellery or Fashion Jewellery exactly?

For many people, obviously this can be a very obvious and tedious question because they know what Costume Jewelleries and Fashion Jewelleries are. They can be interpreted as replacements or imitations for real Gem Jewellery, precious metals like Gold, White gold or Sterling Silver with much cheaper prices and at a fraction of costs compared to real ones and therefore the quality of costume/fashion Jewellery is far less inferior than those of real ones called Fine Jewellery, but not so these days.

One may say that the Jewellery has very long history e.g. gold from Egypt as long ago as 3000 BC and from Greece 1400 BC where they have developed to adorn their personal lifestyle as well as showing off their status and well being in the surrounding society. Then, we have Roman Days and Italian Eras, French Fashion, England and suffice to say the actual fashion came from mostly from Europe and spread through America. Thence, from the 1940s with American Hollywood influence on Europe served big changes in peoples fashion styles and trends and quickly spread back to Europe.

This is when Costume Jewellery really became popular and loved by people because of their quality and diversity. Jewellers like Swarovski, Bvlgari, Christian Dior, Chanel and Tiffany just to name few, have developed and mixed using both natural and man made materials to create fashionable personal adornments with high quality where people can easily and most importantly, afford to coordinate their clothing and life styles.

Hence, they became known as “Costume or Fashion Jewellery”.

These days, there are so many manufacturers produce vast styles and qualities of Costume Jewelleries to suit individual styles and their budget. Anyone can afford to beautify and adorn themselves with ease but the problem is where can one find the suitable style to satisfy their needs and satiate their fashion out of so many Jewellery shops available these days both from shopping stores and from internet. After all, one should always remember that adorning personal fashion is important key factor of showing personal grooming and the life style being either privately or amongst social gatherings.


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