Are you the type of person that loves auctions? Do you feel challenged about the idea of getting something spectacular for a great price? Do you love jewelry but can’t afford to buy it at retail stores? If the answers to these questions are yes, then eBay is the place for you to buy, but is also important to read these valuable tips before you start this adventure.
EBay is a great market places where you can find everything you want or need. Buying jewelry on eBay can be fun and exciting but it can also disappoint you. You have to be careful when you are browsing on eBay because you never know what product you are buying or from whom. The most important things to keep an eye on are: titles, conditions, and seller feedback
First, many sellers use brands in their titles to attract buyers. How do you know that the item they are promoting is a “real” Tiffany or “Cartier” or any other well know brand? Sellers know that on eBay people are looking to get brands for less. This is why they use these kinds of words in their title. Many times when you click on the listing, there will be a similar style but not exactly the brand. Then be careful! This is a red flag. On the other hand, you can always find good sellers that are offering real brands for an affordable price. Here are some examples:
Second, many items are listed under used conditions but how good are the conditions of the used items. Make sure you check very well the pictures and you email the seller to ask questions about the conditions. You don’t want to buy an item that is too old or full of scratches. Look for listings with many pictures that show details of the worn item. Such as this:
Last but not least, the seller feedback is one of the most relevant things to keep in consideration when you are buying jewelry on eBay. Take your time to read some seller’s feedback on positives and negatives. Sometimes good sellers can have a few negative feedbacks for things that were out of their control like shipping time and miscommunication with buyers. There is always somebody that is hard to please. Try to stick with sellers with good feedback, and also check the seller’s rating criteria such as: item as described, communication, shipping, etc.
By following all these tips, it will definitely help you to make the right decisions when buying jewelry on eBay. Furthermore, listening to your instinct will also add an extra help. Good luck and enjoy your online shopping.
Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.