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Gold Chain Necklaces

Box chain necklace in 14 Karat white gold

It’s made from a 0.8 mm box chain of 14 karat polished white gold. The box chains are made from squares that are put together in order to form a smooth and continuous strand. The best thing with the necklace is that you can wear it along or with pendants. You can also mix it with other necklaces of varying lengths and widths.

The jewelries are available in different sizes: 16, 18-inch and 20-inches. The great thing is that regardless of the size, they come with a lobster claw clasp.

Crochet chain necklace in 18 Karat gold plate

Although, it’s not made from solid gold, it’s very pretty. It’s 17-inches long and has a 2-inche extender. It also comes with 1-inch crocheted loops.

Popcorn chain necklace in 14 Karat Yellow Gold

It’s made in Italy and measures 2 mm in width. It comes with plenty of texture that is very pleasing to the eye. In addition to this it also comes with rounded edges that make the units very comfortable to wear.

Lobster claw clasp is the one that is used in holding the unit securely. Price depends on the length of …

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Handmade Gold Jewelry

Gold is the most malleable of all metals. One gram of it and this is not very much in volume due to its high density (19.3gm per cubic cm) can easily be beaten to a sheet of 1square meter or drawn to a wire 2km in length. Gold also does not tarnish and is inert, in its purest form it does not change colour in air or in water. Another advantage it had right from its discovery is that it was found almost pure. Silver and copper are just about the only elements in small quantities mixed with it. A relatively low melting point of 1064 degree Celsius meant that it could be melted down with the basic furnaces which were at early cultures’ disposal.

So it is not a surprise that from all the metals available in the early days of civilization gold had all the advantages a metal smith or jeweller could hope for. It is very clean even during heating, oxidization is low and joining pieces with solders, gold alloys at a slightly lower melting point, is a much easier task as if it were, let’s say, copper.

The oldest artifacts in gold were found on the …

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