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Hip Hop Jewelry

Sunday, 25 January 2009

hip hop jewelry Hip Hop Jewelry aka bling bling jewelry has won the hearts of rap artists and their fans and also those who just feel close to this culture and want to express their feelings and emotions and their adherence to this group wearing hip hop jewelry. Hip hop jewelry come as earrings, bracelets, watches and most popular are pendants, so much beloved and thus demanded. The diamond encrusted iced out jewelry became a symbol of success and fame among the hip hop admirers. It is believed that if you are a rapper wearing heavy gold and platinum chains, flashy belt buckles with your trousers going anyway down, this is cool and the very thing that makes you win. 

The jewelry is the tool to show off, to express what these people think and this is believed to be their attitude to life and their personal feeling. Those who live in it, from teenagers to quite mature macho men like Mohammad Ali, like wearing these accessories to underline their image.

This is not only jewelry, this is the entire subculture affected various layers of population, from celebrities to ordinary mortals. Though, any of them like to have a bright and cool image.

The most prominent and eye-striking hip hop artists to be followed and loved are 50 cents, Eminem, Dr.Dre, Busta Rhymes, Coolio and many others. These guys have everything in their lives, they won almost the heavens, and one thing that unites them is hip hop. The verge of what is for women and what is for men is slightly washed off. Now men tend decorating themselves and enjoying their look too much. As for the rapper Big Daddy «it's all about getting people to look at you». The bigger, the better. The brighter you look, the sooner you are the winner.

Hip hop jewelry varies from diamonds to silver, and the accessories are found as incrusted and iced with gems. Though, there are many types of gemstones and metals widely used by designers and jewelers for hip hop jewelry but diamonds is the thing. This is the force, the essence of sensation, the twinkle in the bling. The celebrities respect and opt for diamonds only, they name it ice, when they go to the jewelers they say «ice it». 

Surely, celebrities can afford purchasing diamond jewelry that costs a fortune, but what about the masses? A rare average rapper may afford a huge amount of money for the pendant with the initial of his name while this money is enough to pay for the study at the college for any other people. And the only thing that they do is use replica. They can only compensate the cost with the design.

Platinum and silver may be replaced by low cost metals, like stainless steel. For ignorant people, the metal looks the same and only experts may find the difference. Gold may be plated with a fine layer of steel to look like platinum, yet, there are low-cost diamonds that may be used for jewelry. They do not cost a fortune though they are diamonds, and that’s all.

A good number of brands like Arctic Fox, Arctic star, Aurias, Finesse, Gem fire, Hallmark of quality, Maple leaf diamond, Neno, Australian Star, Aviat work under the Canada Mark which diamonds are widely used for hip hop jewelry. These brands mine diamonds in Canada, and are capable to monitor the whole process and lifecycle of stones. They have certificates for their genuineness and accuracy.

It is believed that conflict free diamonds are better to acquire for your jewelry. You have the diamond identification number, the retailer's name and address, and other specifications for the stone, including transportation ans deliver data which makes your stone unique and free from any fake.

Also the Kimberly Process would be helpful to decrease the availability of conflict diamonds. The process details the origin of the particular diamond to exclude that it is mined in the conflict zone.

Your hip hop jewelry as well as other jewelry needs a tender care and only then you will enjoy wearing them for longer time. Diamond is believed to be the hardest stone, though do not take your chance to try and see it in practice, cutting something or crack nuts. As a jewelry, diamond is fragile and treat it carefully to avoid cracks and dullness.

Opals need a tender care as well. Avoid contacting ultrasonic or ammonia with the opal, as well as direct light and high temperature unless you want to have a dreary and darkened gem.

Turquoise absorbs chemicals like a sponge. The plain soap can make the stone fade. Just use only a dump cloth to clean it. Avoid using ultrasonic cleaner, ammonia and any other chemicals to wash it.
Wash the transparent gem with some dish soap. For diamond, ruby or sapphire, you can put some ammonia into the water to make them sparkle, though be careful to match ammonia with gold and platinum.

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