Gold jewellery is still the most favoured jewellery as it cherished for it beauty and radiance. Many cultures have represented gold as the sun. In today's world gold is available in rose, white and yellow palette but yellow gold is still the most popular colour. Check our stunning collection at Miorola
In around 5,000 BC gold was presumably first mined and processed. It is therefore amongst one of the first metals that human beings used. Gold does not have an exceptionally high melting point, it is an easy alloy. Gold has been susceptible to customs and trends and today rings, bangles, chains and other types of gold jewellery are being manufactured. During the middle ages, gold rings, in particular, were prevalent, these were made for church dignitaries and hence fulfilled a sacred purpose. To make gold into jewellery, it requires the appropriate alloy. Pure fine gold would be too "soft" for everyday use and the surface would be susceptible to scratches. Gold alloys with purity levels of 333, 585, 750, 900 and 999 have become accepted.
The purest form of gold is 24K. However, gold jewellery can't be made in 24K because it is very soft. 24k gold can be bent without much force. Therefore, other metals or alloys silver, copper and nickel are mixed in a certain percentage to make a piece of gold jewellery. All over the world, Indian jewellery is known for using gold with the highest purity. Second next purest form of gold is 22k with 91% gold. Do you know how much 18k gold contain gold in its purest form? It contains 75% gold and 25% other metal. This means the higher the gold content, the softer the metal.
24 Karat Gold: 24K gold signifies 99.9 percent purity and is also called pure gold as it doesn't contain traces of any other metals. Pure gold - or usually, 'near pure' 22 karat gold – is highly prized in many parts of the world. Because it's so soft, it's easy to shape into delicate and intricate jewellery.
Due to its incredibly high demand, gold has a resell value and can potentially give you a good value when sold. Also, because of its high value, it is additionally considered a good investment by many.
Yes. You surely can wear your gold jewellery daily. But, one also has to keep in mind that gold is an incredibly delicate metal. If gold jewellery isn't carefully used it may lose its tarnish and it's shimmering display.