Gold Jewelry for Women

Gold Jewelry For Women Our desire to wear women's gold jewelry in the form of gold rings, gold earrings, gold bracelets, or gold necklaces has long been popular. Gold jewelry is a luxurious fashion accessory worn by both women and men today. This page about buying women's gold jewelry is designed to help you understand how gold is actually graded and to educate you in buying women's classy gold jewelry for your individual taste and budget. Also, see the featured women's gold jewelry for sale by highly reputable jewelers.

First of all you need to know that the gold content found in jewerly is measured in carats (k), with pure gold being designated as 24k gold. Pure gold is too soft for jewelry use and is typically hardened by alloying with silver, copper, or other metals. Gold jewelry is commonly sold in lower measurements of 22k gold, 18k gold, 14k gold and 10k gold. A lower "k" indicates a higher percentage of copper or silver is in the gold alloy, with copper being the more commonly used metal.

14K gold is commonly used in the making of gold jewelry today. 18K gold that contains 25% copper is commonly found in antique gold jewelry and has a distinct, though not dominant, copper cast, creating an attractively warm color. The high price of gold jewelry is due to its rarity. The amount of gold found in an individual piece of gold jewelry is how it is priced. 24 karat gold being pure gold, would be the highest valued gold jewelry and lower karats gold jewelry would cost less. The featured women's discount gold jewelry includes a women's gold necklace, gold hoop earrings, women's gold bracelet, gold birthstone ring, and a women's gold watch.


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