Gold Necklaces

Written by Serena Berger
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Gold necklaces are one of the simplest jewelry items, but can serve as the foundation for a truly varied and rich jewelry box. Further, they are one of the most versatile pieces. They can be worn alone, or in combination for a simple elegance with any outfit. They can also be enhanced with charms and pendants which can be changed for variety form casual to formal.

Gold necklaces are likely to come in 10, 14 and 18 karat weight. 18K is the purest form of gold that is still hard enough to be made into jewelry, while 10K is the lowest karat weight which is still put enough to be considered gold. The karat weight is measured on a scale of 24, with 24 being 24/24 parts pure gold, and any other karat weight referring to how want parts pure gold to other minerals are blended.

Finding Gold Necklaces

You will want to look around to see all of the options for gold necklaces. Basic chains can come in many lengths and styles. Byzantine, rope, herringbone, omega, snake, and link chains are just some of the basic chain types.

Both men and women can wear and enjoy gold necklaces. You can start your collection with a gold necklace that appeals to you and then supplement it over time with other chains or charms. The internet will be an easy and fun resource for you as you begin your search.


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