The gold necklace, a jewel close to the heart
THE gold necklace is one of the most symbolic ornaments since it is the jewel worn closest to the heart. As much the choice of the channel as that of the pendant must not be done at random for it to take on its full meaning. Whether it is to display a status, a membership, an identity, express a feeling or recall a memory, the necklace is the ideal jewel. Fashion accessory that highlights the bust and the neck, it brings a particular cachet to your outfit.
WHAT TYPE OF MESH TO CHOOSE?
Synonymous with finesse and elegance, the gold necklace is distinguished by original patterns or authentic pendants. Discreet, but elegant, this jewel must be in harmony with the style and morphology of the woman. If you want to offer it as a gift, here are some criteria to guide you. First think about choosing the mesh. In addition to its aesthetic side, it must be selected according to the desired use. A necklace worn every day is indeed different from a chain accompanying your evening wear. In addition, the shape of the mesh authorizes or not the wearing of a pendant, medallion or ring. In terms of style, some models are worn close to the neck while others, more rebellious, are expressed in the form of a long chain.
When choosing models, the convict mesh stands out for its femininity and its rounded shape. Timeless, this type of knit can very well adapt to all outfits. To bring out the beauty of a pendant, nothing beats the classic ball chain. It will make a very nice effect, worn close to the neck. Jaseron and Venetian knits can be chosen for their aesthetics and their robustness, they will have no difficulty in marrying a diamond pendant bulky in size. If you prefer beautiful patterns, the navy knit, the spiky one or the coffee bean one are not likely to disappoint you. Note in passing that the choker necklace for a woman corresponds to a length of about 40 cm.
WHAT ABOUT THE PURITY OF THE GOLD NECKLACE?
The robustness and the price of a woman necklace depends on the alloy used for its manufacture. The purity of gold is measured by a specific unit, the "carat", and can be verified by guarantee hallmarks affixed by jewelers. 18 carat or 750 thousandths gold designates an alloy of 75% pure gold and 25% other metals, it has an eagle's head guarantee hallmark. 9 carat gold is used for 375 thousandths gold, that is to say a composition of 37.5% pure gold. It has a trefoil as a hallmark. This gold content of 375 thousandths makes it possible to obtain a product offering an interesting quality-price ratio if you are looking for birthday gifts, Christmas gifts or presents for your loved ones.
The gold necklace can be declined in several colors according to the complexion and the aspirations of the person who will wear it. The yellow gold necklace classic 750 thousandths is obtained with a mixture of 75% pure gold with 12.5% copper and 12.5% silver. It is possible to have a redder color by removing the silver in this composition . The rose gold necklace is made from an alloy of 75% gold with 9% silver and 16% copper. Finally , the 18 carat white gold necklace is obtained with 75% pure gold and the rest with silver or palladium. Gold can also be available in other colors such as purple, green or even blue depending on the alloy used.
HOW TO CHOOSE THE STONE?
Wearing a necklace is a finishing touch that adds elegance and finesse to your style of dress. These jewels do not always require the use of a stone, you can choose a pendant in gold or designed with other materials. Depending on the effect to be created and the reason for wearing the necklace, a wide selection of gemstones or semi-precious stones can come to decorate it. A true jewel, the diamond necklace conveys luxury and refinement. Even more poetic, sapphire is the favorite stone of sentimental people. It conveys sincerity and happiness. Ruby, with its red hue, evokes passion and love while emerald conveys a message of hope and renewal.
Other fine stones such as amethyst, chrysoprase, garnet, tiger's eye, pink opal, turquoise, quartz or even gray or white moonstone can dress up your necklace or long necklace for you. allow you to assert your personality or convey a sweet message. According to beliefs, a protective power can be attributed to each stone, which makes your choice of gem even more significant.
HOW TO CLEAN MY GOLD NECKLACE?
The necklace is a particularly visible piece of jewelery that generally attracts attention. It is therefore important to take care of it to preserve all its shine and beauty. The most famous grandmother's trick for cleaning a gold necklace is to use soapy water. To do this, you can prepare a mixture of hot water and natural soap in a bowl and immerse the collar in it for about thirty minutes. Then simply brush it gently with a soft-bristled brush and dry it gently with cotton or a clean cloth.
If it is a necklace with diamond , you can use a laundry soap, a little vinegar or soda ash for cleaning. For other stones, care must be taken not to scratch the gem. In this case, it is best to use a special product or simply clean it with water at room temperature and soap, without attacking it. Do not hesitate either to go to the jeweler in the slightest doubt or in the event of a scratch, because it can sometimes be useful to resort to polishing to restore all its shine to your jewel.
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