Gold Jewelry has traditional value in Indian culture and most favorite among the females because of its brilliant shine and untainted purity. It’s the valuable and precious here property piece which can easily be molded in any design and give gorgeous look to females and sticking one to males. Though, pure gold is soft that practically is not much durable and suitable for daily wearing purpose. Therefore, other metals or elements like Nickel, Palladium, Copper and Silver are used to mix with pure gold which results in solid and more durable gold. Pure gold is expensive than the mixed one or solid gold. Different metals change the color of the gold like, Copper produces cherry or pink shade, Palladium or Nickel creates white gold and Silver generates greenish shine.
Gold platted and coated jewelry comfortably suites to every pocket, as low-cost mixing metals considerably trim down the final cost of the jewelry. Gold platted jewelry have a very thin coating of gold which may easily get washout if wear on daily basis, thicker the layer more the durability of the coating. Therefore, Gold filled and platted jewelry is ideal option to wear occasionally and Solid gold for the daily wearing purpose. Solid gold is the blend of metal and pure gold which may sometime causes allergy and other skin problem to sensitive people. This can be solved out by choosing the right kind and quality gold. However, it’s hard to find but little knowledge of ‘karat system’ help you out up to a great extend.
Karat (K) is the unit which unfolds the total percentage/amount of pure gold in the item. Higher the karat figures indicate the higher content of the gold. 24K gold is considered as the pure gold and any marking below 10K is measured as the solid gold. You will find 18K, 14K, 12K and 10K gold which mean that item contains 18, 14, 12 and 10 parts of gold 6, 10, 12 and 14 parts of one and two mixed metals to make them 75%, 58.5%, 50% and 41.7% gold respectively. Whereas, in European system 18K, 14K and 10K gold marked as 750 for 75%, 585 for 58.5% and 417 for 41.7% respectively. To ensure from the purity part you should check the karat marking along with hallmark or trademark which defines its manufacturer.
Whatever form or Karat gold you choose it will grant you beautiful and royal look. Jewelry box without any gold piece is not complete in itself, just like a bride having no gold jewelry. Number of options in gold jewelry designs and styles are available on our naaptol.com shopping webportal at best prices with lucrative discount offers.