Charms are often purchased in memory of someone or to represent something special: a milestone, a message, an interest, or something else of importance. So whenever you are buying a charm that you like, the last thing you want is to get a charm of inferior metal or poor workmanship. It would be awful to get something that doesn't even look like the picture you saw on the website.
For instance, if you are buying a charm described as sterling silver, wouldn’t you be extremely upset if it turns out to be anything but? A plated charm does not have the same value as solid sterling silver. It’s an expensive mistake that you definitely want to avoid, right? So, what can you do?
Here are a few points that you may want to consider before purchasing silver charms or pendants online.
Know who you are purchasing from
So, you found this amazing sterling silver charm online and you wish to have it right away. Now, before you click that “buy” button, here is what you want to do first. Take time to go through the website and learn more about the company you are buying from. Go through the About Us page and the FAQ page. Check for a return policy and guarantee. Make sure that the company has contact information that is easily available.
Consider Buying Direct
Be extremely careful while shopping on big online shopping venues that host independent sellers because you can get caught up in visiting pages that have fraudulent activities going on. It is extremely important that you take the time to know the seller when shopping on a big website. You may be better off going directly to the manufacturer to purchase your charms.
Communicate with the seller.
Whenever you are shopping for something and feel unsure and anxious about buying online, don’t hesitate to contact the seller and clear your doubts. Any legitimate company will be happy to hear from you and answer your queries.
So, these are some important tips to help with purchasing charms online. At Charm Works, we have been making charms for over 50 years and have a cool collection of handcrafted sterling silver charms and sterling silver pendants to meet your needs and express your style. Our collection includes shells charms and animal charms to flower charms and many, many more. As mentioned above, don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding our products and services. And most importantly feel free to go through our website and check out our collection at https://www.charmworks.com/