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The symbol of an anchor necklace has become a trademark item for many online sellers and is one of the most popular items in the jewellery market.
It comes with a price tag of up to $600, with some buyers choosing to keep the necklace as an add-on to their jewellery collection.
And with so many different types of necklacing, it can be a confusing process.
Etsy seller and online jewelry expert Laura Smith said there was a common thread among many of the sellers that wanted to preserve the design of their jewelry without the need for a professional.
“There’s a big demand from people who don’t want to wear the original necklace and they don’t care if they get a bad one,” Ms Smith said.
“So you’ve got to do the same thing to preserve it, you just have to look at it like you’re wearing a new piece of jewelry.”
I love the concept of it, I love the way people are using it to preserve their jewelry.
“The only thing that’s missing is the actual necklace itself.”‘
The symbol of a necklace has became a trademark for many of us’The necklace’s price tag is a good example of how consumers are spending their money online, and the symbols are becoming more common.
In 2016, an estimated $3.2 billion was spent on the online auction site.
But in 2017, a study by Nielsen revealed that the trend towards symbols and accessories had grown.
“For the first time, we found that most online shoppers were choosing to buy jewelry without using the symbol,” Ms Dang said.
“But, because of the rise in popularity of the symbol and its use in many different situations, it’s no longer a taboo to include it.”‘
I would be very happy to wear a necklace with my name on it’Ms Smith said people who were using the anchor necklace to add an extra layer of style could do so with good reason.
“If you’re buying a necklace, the symbol on it gives you a little bit of individuality and it adds a little touch,” she said.
But some people were opting to keep it as a way of wearing their own name without the necklace, she said, which is something many were finding very appealing.
“People are choosing to wear their own names and their own symbols on their necklacers, and that’s not only because of aesthetics, it also gives a little extra identity to the item,” Ms Brown said.
It was also a trend she was keen to encourage, saying if she could, she would be happy to use her own name on the necklace if it was in her own collection.
“It would be nice if we could have our own names, names and symbols on jewelry, but I would be extremely happy to buy a brand-new necklace with that name and symbol,” she wrote.