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How To Pick Handmade Jade Jewellery As A Gift

If you are looking for a gift to buy someone that really shows that you care about them, why not some handmade jade jewellery? This gift suits anyone of any age or gender and is more personalised than many other kinds of items out there.

However, you might be struggling with how to pick the right piece of handmade jade jewellery to give as a gift to the person you care about. While the recipient will no doubt cherish anything you give them, it pays to do some thinking about which will have the most significance to them and actually be something they’ll end up wearing (the ultimate mark of success).

Let’s take a look at some handy tips for how to pick handmade jade jewellery as a gift.

 

1.     Pick something with a relevant meaning

Because handmade jade jewellery has its origins in the indigenous Maori culture of New Zealand, the different designs have cultural significance and carry with them different meanings. As such, there are those that represent rebirth, fertility, wisdom, courage, and many more.

In this way, you’ll know why jade in New Zealand has a spiritual significance as well as an artistic appeal to them. Neither you nor the gift recipient needs to be a spiritual person to enjoy the representative significance of these pieces and the messages they carry.

For example, giving a necklace of fertility to a friend you know is trying to have a baby can be received a very kind gesture, hoping that they will have a happy and healthy child. Neither of you needs to actually believe the necklace will help in order for the gesture to have significance.

Think about the person you are buying the gift for and try to choose a piece of handmade jade jewellery that will have the most significance to them. For example, if they have just gotten out of a bad relationship, then a pendant that represents courage or rebirth could be appropriate.

 

2.      Pick a carving they would like

Of course, when you are selecting handmade jade jewellery as a gift, there are going to be many different carvings for you to choose from. These carvings can represent animals and objects, but they can also simply have their own unique shape.

The larger and more ornate the carving is, the more expensive it will be. This is because many manhours need to go into create the carving and keep it authentic rather than something mass-produced in a factory.

The great thing about handmade jade jewellery is that each individual piece has a unique name, making it easy to remember and more memorable as a gift. These are not just nameless products created in a factory, they are intricate works of art that are truly a pleasure to behold and appreciate.

 

 

3.     Pick something at an appropriate price point

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A FEW ADVANTAGES OF CAMPING

Many people see camping as negative and more and more people are staying in a hotel or house. But what are the positives sides of camping? Because it is actually just a lot of fun and above all fun!

Money

What is most important for most people is that camping is much cheaper than again when you are in a hotel or house.

Your own stuff

Whether you sleep on an air mattress in a tent or a bed in your caravan or camper. This is your own bed and no one else has slept in it. Who knows what happened in that bed in a hotel room or in a house? Well I wouldn’t even want to know.

Sociability

I find camping much more pleasant than sitting in a hotel room. You sit a bit cozier and you get to know a lot of new people. At least who doesn’t chat with his new neighbor? And yes, even when it rains it is still fun! Enjoy all the games in the tent, caravan or camper.

Own car

You are with your own car so if you want to go somewhere you can just take the car and drive there. Campsites are often selected where there is much to see and experience in the area.

Sanitary

And yes of course the sanitary is not always great. But there are always solutions for this and it is just a matter of getting used to. Do you not want to walk around the campsite with a toilet roll? Put this in a plastic bag.

Do you find dressing in the showers uncomfortable? Put on your bathrobe and always keep everything in your toilet bag. You will never forget your shampoo.

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