Benefits of Buying Vintage Jewelry

March 26th, 2015

Benefits of Buying Vintage Jewelry

If you are looking for a new way to express your personal style, you might want to look at vintage jewelry in the Bay Area. Opting for vintage jewelry instead of buying cheap, trendy pieces is a great way to stand out from the crowd. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of buying vintage pieces.

You Know You Are Buying Quality Pieces

Vintage pieces have already survived for decades, which means they are built well. If you want to invest in quality jewelry, it is a great idea to buy vintage pieces. When you shop for vintage and estate jewelry, you can be sure that you are buying pieces that will be a part of your wardrobe for a long time.

You Can Choose Stylish Pieces that Are Still Trendy

Another major advantage of buying vintage jewelry is its stylish appeal. A lot of the costume jewelry available today is designed to mimic vintage styles of the past. If you invest in actual vintage jewelry, you can enjoy this stylish appeal in a more authentic format. High-quality vintage and estate jewelry will always be in style, which means you can build an accessory collection that will enhance your wardrobe for years to come.

You Can Choose Pieces with Personality

Since other people have already owned vintage jewelry, each piece has its own unique personality and story. If you want to wear accessories that come with their own history and meaning, you should browse through your local store’s selection of consignment jewelry to find beautiful vintage pieces.

Come to Home Consignment Center in the Bay Area to shop for vintage pieces or new fine jewelry pieces to add to your own jewelry collection. With our selection of consignment jewelry, you can find items that complement your personal taste and enhance your wardrobe selection. To learn more about our jewelry and furniture outlet, give us a call today at (888) 854-4554.

Pairing Your Sofa with the Right Side Tables

March 19th, 2015

Interior design with couch, colorful cushions and lamp on end table

Once you find the perfect sofa, it is time to start the search for side tables that optimize the look and function of your new piece of furniture. Use this guide to figure out how to choose the right side tables for your new sofa:

Your table should sit no lower than an inch beneath the arms of the couch for optimal function. Make sure the width is suitable for the space that you have and looks good with your sofa. If you choose a simple side table, it lets the sofa stand as the visual foundation for the room. Choose a table with a drawer or some shelves to increase storage space. While you do not have to choose matching tables for either side of the sofa, you should find some that complement each other.

Whether you are in the market for new furniture or want to enhance your pieces with the right accessories, Home Consignment Center is here for you. We make it easy to find pieces for any kind of interior design. To learn more about our selection or to find the Austin location nearest you, visit us online or call (925) 309-7231.

Reasons to Buy Jewelry from Home Consignment Center

March 12th, 2015

Celebrate Your Anniversary with a Beautiful Piece of Jewelry

Jewelry serves as an important accessory and a great way to invest your money. If you are looking to purchase more jewelry for yourself or for someone else, Home Consignment Center offers the selection you need to find exactly what you want. Keep reading to find out why you should buy jewelry from us:

Since we sell consignment pieces, we offer some of the best prices on quality jewelry in the area. People are constantly bringing in jewelry to sell on consignment, which means you get access to a wide range of jewelry styles that can meet all of your needs. With a knowledgeable staff, we can always direct you toward the perfect style for your needs.

Home Consignment Center is always here to offer the best jewelry and furniture at unbeatable prices. Come to our Newport Beach location to browse through our jewelry and find new pieces to add to your personal collection. For more information, visit us online or call (949) 250-0326.

Preserving Your New Leather Furniture

March 5th, 2015

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Leather is a stylish and durable material to use in any room of your home. If you add some leather furniture to your home décor, use the following tips to keep it in top condition:

Keep It Away from Direct Sunlight

Excessive exposure to direct sunlight might cause your leather furniture to fade or to crack. When looking for the perfect place to put your leather pieces, try to find an area that does not get it with direct sunlight. If this is not possible, you should invest in some quality window treatments that enable you to protect your leather from the sun.

Dust the Leather

One of the only maintenance requirements of leather furniture is regular dusting. Use a soft cloth or your vacuum attachment to get rid of dirt and dust on the surface of your leather furniture. If you do spill anything on the material, you should use a soft cloth to blot it up as soon as possible to prevent permanent stains.

Use a Conditioner

If you want your leather to maintain its soft, supple feel, it is important to use a leather conditioner once every six months. Before you use the product on visible surfaces, you should test it out on a small, inconspicuous area of the furniture to make sure it does not cause any damage. Once you know that it is safe, you can use a clean cloth to condition the leather.

Switch the Cushions Periodically

You can switch the cushions on leather sofas to prevent uneven wear and tear. If your cushions are reversible, you should try to flip them over every few months. You can also switch the position of the cushions if you tend to sit on one side of the sofa more than another side.

If you are in the market for some quality leather pieces, Home Consignment Center’s Newport Beach location can help. With an amazing selection of new and gently used furniture, we make it easy to find pieces that can complement your interior design. To learn more, visit us online or call (949) 250-0326.

Why Jewelry Isn’t Just for Women

February 26th, 2015

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Women have been using jewelry as accessories for generations. Jewelry is not only for women, though. With a wide array of styles for men, everyone can enjoy accessorizing with jewelry. Keep reading to see how men can use these accessories to enhance their everyday wardrobes:

Pieces that Complement a Personality

A lot of men shy away from wearing jewelry because they feel like it will not fit with their personality. With so many different jewelry styles available, though, men can find pieces that perfectly complement their unique aesthetic.

Small Embellishments for a Variety of Wardrobes

When men attempt to jump into the world of wearing jewelry, they should start small. By choosing a few accessories that bring variety to their wardrobe, they can start to feel more comfortable using jewelry as embellishments for a wide variety of wardrobe styles.

Jewelry that Means Something

Accessories like jewelry can start to represent certain times and feelings of a man’s life. An interesting necklace or watch might seem like a basic accessory to someone else, but it can become a symbol of an important time in a life for a man. The more often a man wears a piece of jewelry, the more symbolic it can become for certain periods of time.

Added Confidence

The most important aspect of wearing jewelry for men is doing it with confidence. No matter what kinds of pieces you add to your wardrobe, you should wear them with confidence. The right accessories can instantly enhance your wardrobe and add new attitude to your look.

If you are interested in trying out jewelry of your own, Home Consignment Center can help. We always have a great selection of jewelry for any occasion. Our Newport Beach location also has an ever-changing inventory of furniture and décor accessories to meet all of your needs. To learn more about our products and consignment services, visit us online or call (949) 250-0326.

New to Consignment Shops? Getting the Most Out of Your Shopping Experience

February 19th, 2015

New to Consignment Shops Getting the Most Out of Your Shopping Experience

Consignment shopping is an excellent way to score incredible deals on like new and gently used items. Sometimes you can even find brand new items and bargain rates. You can buy jewelry, furniture, clothing, and pretty much anything you can think of on consignment, but if you’ve never shopped this way before you may feel out of your element at first. Don’t worry—we have some tips that will help you get into the swing of it and come to love consignment shopping.

Shop Regularly and with Determination

Consignment shops can have new inventory on a daily or near daily basis. If you don’t find the exact item you’re looking for on Monday, it may be there on Wednesday. When you do find something you love, though, don’t hesitate on the purchase. Some consignment shops will hold an item for a short period of time, but you do have to make a relatively quick decision or it will be returned to the floor for the next interested person.

 Inspect Items Closely

When people consign furniture, sell jewelry to a shop, or upgrade some other item, chances are that they actually used whatever it was. Even items that were never actually used can have shelf wear or minor imperfections that made them ineligible to be sold in a regular department store. While you can find deals on perfect items, understand that this is more of an exception than a rule. Make sure you’re fine with whatever special personalities your items have before you make a deal so that you aren’t disappointed with your purchase later.

 Talk to the Shop Owners or Clerks

Many consignment shops are happy to take down details about what you’re looking for if it isn’t on the floor, and then notify you if something similar becomes available. Don’t be afraid to ask!

Whether you’re interesting in shopping consignment or selling on consignment, come see us at Home Consignment Center. From furniture to jewelry, our inventory is diverse and ever-changing. Call (925) 272-0067 to learn more, or visit us online today!

 

Choosing Colors for Your Home Décor

February 12th, 2015

Choosing Colors for Your Home Décor

Colors are just as important as furniture and accessories when you are trying to build a cohesive home décor. If you want to create a personal interior design for your space, it is important to pay attention to the colors you use. Keep reading for some tips on how to choose color for your décor:

Start off your decorating process by thinking about your favorite colors and whether or not they will work when translated onto a larger scale. Think about how different shades complement each other and how others contrast with each other to decide on a scheme that achieves your ideal aesthetic. If there are some items that you want to keep for your new décor, think about their colors and consider finding other items with similar hues.

No matter what kinds of colors you want to add to your décor, Home Consignment Center has fabulous furniture and accessories in a variety of hues and shades. With some of the best used furniture options in Austin, we make it easy to find furniture that works with your budget. To learn more about our furniture and consignment services, call (925) 309-7231.

Taking the Stress Out of Jewelry Shopping

February 6th, 2015

Diamond and Sapphire Rings in Jewelry Store Display

Whether you are shopping for jewelry for yourself or for someone else, when you come to Home Consignment Center, you can find what you need without hassle. Keep reading to learn more about how to take the stress out of jewelry shopping:

If you know what you are looking for, it takes a lot of the stress out of shopping for jewelry. You should have a basic idea of the kind of piece and style that you want to buy. When shopping for jewelry as a gift, you should try to find something that complements the recipient’s personal aesthetic. If you are having trouble making a decision, you should ask the staff for advice.

When you shop for jewelry at Home Consignment Center in Calabasas, you have access to a selection of jewelry at hard-to-beat prices. We also consign jewelry and furniture to give you an easy way to make a little bit of extra money. To learn more about our services, visit us online or call (818) 880-8331.

Is It Time for a New Sofa?

January 30th, 2015

Interior design of a luxury living room

An old, worn-down sofa decreases the aesthetic appeal and comfort of your interior design. It might be hard to decide when the time is right to update your furnishings. However, use this guide to determine if now is the time to start shopping for a new sofa:

The style of your sofa is one of the biggest indicators that it might be time for a change. If the look of your couch is becoming outdated, you can browse through the furniture store to find a new couch that does more to meet your current tastes. Pay attention to the cushions. If they are worn down or have rips or tears, you should buy a new sofa to enhance the appeal of your décor.

Come to Home Consignment Center in Austin to find a new sofa that meets your style needs and your budget. With our consignment furniture and accessories, you can easily find pieces that enhance your décor. To learn more about our selection or our consignment services, visit our website or call (925) 309-7231.

The Latest Engagement Ring Trends

January 23rd, 2015

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Did you know that your Sacramento consignment store is a great place to purchase the perfect diamond ring for your future fiancé? Each Home Consignment Center location, from Roseville to Folsom, carries a wide selection of beautiful, romantic, and stylish engagement rings that your sweetheart is sure to swoon over. Read on to learn about the latest engagement ring trends.

Setting Stones Horizontally

It’s impossible to open up a bridal magazine these days without noticing the many beautiful engagement rings that are set “east to west,” where the diamond sits horizontally. This stylish trend applies to a variety of diamond shapes, from marquis cut to emerald cut. If your partner is particularly fashionable, then look for east to west center stones that are framed by smaller diamonds for that extra wow factor.

 Turning to Yesteryear for Inspiration

Another engagement ring trend that looks like it’s here to stay is the inclusion of vintage-inspired details in the setting of the stone and its cut. According to jewelry and bridal fashion experts, rings that date back to the roaring ‘20s, as well as those that simply look like they could fit in with the fashions of that era, are wildly popular and are particularly appropriate for women who enjoy feminine and classic designs.

 Embracing Non-Traditional Colors

If the woman you’re planning on proposing to is a true trendsetter, then she will surely love an engagement ring from a Sacramento consignment store that features a colored diamond or gemstone. From pink tourmaline to blue sapphires, colors are popping up on the hands of many famous and fashion-forward women these days.

Home Consignment Center carries a beautiful selection of modern and timeless engagement rings for you to choose from. We’re also proud to serve as the Sacramento area’s best resource for quality consignment furniture. To learn more about what type of furniture and jewelry you can expect to find during your visit, check out our website or call us at (916) 302-4390 today.