Anjolee Jewelry

I was provided a free necklace from Anjolee in exchange for an honest review.

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Ok, let me start this off by saying that my clothing/jewelry budget does not leave me in any position to be buying diamond jewelry, of any kind. However, I like to window shop as much as the next girl, especially online. And Anjolee jewelry provides an excellent daydreamy window shopping experience. When they approached me about doing a post, I was hesitant, because I wasn’t sure I’d find something that was my style (I mean, the first thing you think of when you think Amanda’s Style isn’t diamond jewelry, be honest). But I was pleasantly surprised! They have quite a range, from more affordable simple stud earrings to uber-fancy necklaces like the Riviera Necklace (that’ll be 13K, thanks!).

I ended up getting this necklace (though with CZ’s instead of real diamonds, and in sterling silver) and the whole process was easy. I got to pick my gemstone (garnet), my chain length, and all of that. The site makes it super easy to see what your options are and how that affects the price. And if you’re going with real diamonds and fancy metals, their site lets you pick your carat weight and karat marks for even more customization. Sidenote: I never before noticed that gemstones are carat with a c and metals are karat with a k. The more you know.

Once I had picked out my options, I just had to wait for the necklace to arrive. It came packaged in a beautiful box, and I think the necklace itself is dainty and classy. I love it. I had thought about going with a purple gemstone, but I already have a necklace with a purple stone, and I don’t have one with red, so red it was. And I’m happy with my choice. I haven’t had a fancy occasion to wear it on yet, but who says you can’t class up a jeans-and-tee day with a necklace like this?

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Now if only I could get Ian to do some window shopping in that diamond ring section. 😉

What’s your favorite kind of gemstone? Are you a diamonds girl?

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