It is not new to all that the world is under crisis over the pandemic of COVID-19. People are panic buying home essentials and store shelves are being emptied fast. But jewelers and jewelry buyers ask what effect does it have on buying jewelry during a crisis like this?
In all honesty, buying jewelry during a crisis will be depending on the consumer. The jewelry sales are still active today. Even if there’s pandemic going on. Jewelry stores are keeping their businesses open especially the online stores. It still caters to people’s needs like those who want to propose to their loved ones in the days to come.
The jewelry industry is not declining as some may say, but it is changing. The advancement in technology have proven its worth in keeping the jewelry market open. Many brick and mortar stores close and opt in to opening online shops because it provides more options for clients. Online shops can still give the feeling of buying from an actual store as they provide even more services than that of a regular brick and mortar. Plus, it is very convenient.
During a crisis like what is happening now, people tend to be scared about prices sky rocketing and that it is a bad idea. Indeed that some stores take advantage of the crisis, especially health and hygiene products but this is not the case in jewelry. There are companies out there that maintains a good price amidst of the current situation. It is hard to find them that is why comparisons have to be made. And one must go through all the possible sellers there are.
Reputable online jewelers also offer a free 1 day shipping on orders so you can get it quicker than other stores. The good thing about buying online is that you do not need to expose yourself to the virus that is going around. You can get your jewelry delivered to you.
So in this case, do not be scared of buying jewelry during a crisis.