There is no doubt about it; dog lovers do love their dogs. After all they are man's best friend. Last year alone, in 2008, dog owners spent a whopping 85 billion dollars on their furry little friends. Many of these folks love to show off their love for the breed of their choice. Some of the most requested trinkets for dog lovers are earrings. These are usually miniature dogs made of some type of material hanging from shepherds hook earrings. Another popular item is a single dog hanging from a chain in the form of a necklace. Then, for the younger set, a charm bracelet, your favorite breed in the form of a charm to be added to the charm bracelet.
There are many companies out in the marketplace that make this type of jewelry that resembles the various breeds of dogs. There are some in 14k or 18k gold, some in stainless steel, some in sterling silver, and some in a variety of carved gemstones. These products are sold as dog earrings, dog necklaces, and even charms for dog charm bracelets. The biggest problem with most of these products is that they lack the likeness of the dog they attempt to portray. They look like a solid mass of some type of metal or gemstone. The only one who knows what it is is the person wearing it, and that is only because they know what it is supposed to be. To most, it resembles just a clump of metal.
The dog jewelry that is widely available on the web today is probably the best selection of its kind available anywhere. With prices that range from a few dollars up to several hundred dollars, how does one decide on the best value, quality, and likeness? Certainly budget limitations come into play as well. What about workmanship? It can be confusing to say the least and difficult to evaluate a product online. Pictures of the product are important but could be misleading in one way or another.
Warranties and company guarantees are very helpful indicators of the quality of the products. Companies that offer complete satisfaction or a full refund are usually a pretty good bet. This indicates the confidence of a company in the product that they sell. The customer's satisfaction should be the company's primary objective. If the company does not have a complete satisfaction warranty, purchasing from them is probably a mistake. When you decide to buy dog jewelry, don't get bitten, buy from someone who has a no questions asked return policy.