Fun and Fashionable Cubic Zirconia Jewelry

While growing up, I heard the phrase "diamonds are a girl's best friend" more times than I could ever count. My grandmother was particularly fond of these gemstones, and would regale me with the stories behind each piece in her collection. So when I started buying my own jewels and accessories, I naturally gravitated towards the same sparkling beauties that always caught my grandmother's eye. Of course, one look at the price tag was enough to make me realize that I wouldn't own any of those stones in my lifetime, so I've learned to content myself with cubic zirconia jewelry instead.

Cubic zirconia jewelry is a wonderful alternative to those who can't afford real diamonds or who don't want to wear their most expensive pieces in public. These synthetic stones are just as sparkly and brilliant as their natural counterparts, and are cut and mounted so well that people often can't tell the difference with the naked eye. Best of all, cubic zirconia jewelry is extremely cheap, which means you can buy all the items you want.

I have been buying affordable cubic zirconia jewelry for years now. In this time, I've amassed a very nice collection of bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and rings in a variety of settings. In fact, I never have to worry about accessorizing because I have just the right piece no matter what the occasion. And believe me when I say that my friends are extremely jealous of all my jewels. I haven't told them that …