By Brecken Branstrator
brecken.branstrator@nationaljeweler.com
Alison Lou’s “Love U” bracelet could be a great gift for the trendy woman given the popularity of skinny bangles.New York--With just a few weeks left until Valentine’s Day, consumers soon will be picking up the pace when it comes to shopping for gifts, looking for a special piece for that special someone.

Valentine’s Day spending on jewelry is expected to be high this year, according to the National Retail Federation, with more than 20 percent of consumers indicating that they’ll choose jewelry as a gift this year, spending a total of $4.8 billion on the category.

Since yellow gold jewelry continues to trend, there are plenty of options on the market for both fashion jewelry and bridal, with designers and brands finding ways to update the traditional looks.

Retailers can find yellow gold pieces for customers with a wide range of budgets, with prices ranging from less than $300 to nearly $10,000.



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