Which of your female friends or relative does not love jewelry. There’s something irresistible about how putting it on simply completes your whole look, all while making you feel luxurious and drawing people’s attention. The biggest drawback is that truly beautiful and unique jewelry can be very expensive. Especially if you want to follow all of the latest trends. This is where Kandy Nation comes to your rescue, bringing you luxuriously unique yet affordable jewelry.
Pure gold is not only incredibly expensive, but also fragile and not recommended for everyday wear. Despite the dilution of solid gold, thus creating 14k and 18k gold, in order to increase its’ durability and strength, the price tag can still be heavily felt by your wallet. This is where gold plated jewelry comes in to steal the show. You get an exquisite piece of jewelry dipped in real gold for a fraction of price. 14k gold plated jewelry can be a real quality piece, made form other metals such as surgical steel or sterling silver. Gold plated jewelry, in comparison to gold, is rather inexpensive, and that allows the unlimited number of styles and variations to enter jewelry market. 14k gold plated earrings come in at least 4 main styles and at least a dozen of subcategories. That gold bracelets that you fancy so much but costs your weekly wages, will most likely have its 14k gold plated braceletfrom Kandy Nation equivalent for a fraction of price. Not to mention the amount of 14k gold plated necklace available. It can be overwhelming. But to those who love jewelry, especially gold one, gold plated jewelry selection can be a paradise.
Back in the day gold plated jewelry didn’t look the part, but times have changed. Today it is extremely hard, even for a trained eye, to tell apart solid gold from 14k gold plated necklace. There is absolutely no way, that someone will guess at first glance that your bold statement earrings didn’t cost you ridiculously much. It won’t even cross their mind that they could be 14k gold plated, that is how well the are made nowadays. Unless inspected with proper jewelry tools, they will not have a clue.
In case you worry that plating wears off and in the end you will be left with an invaluable piece of metal. Listen carefully: The lifetime of your gold plated jewelry depends on many variable factors, two of the most important being as follows, type of metal that is being gold plated and proper care of your jewelry. Despite popular belief, sterling silver or 925 silver do not connect well with gold plating, shortening the life span of your items. After thorough research, we found that the best metal to gold plate is steel, surgical and stainless steel, as it binds the best with gold and makes your gold jewelry the most resilient. As with any jewelry, to retain it’s longevity, you’re not supposed to wear it to shower nor to bed, whether you’re wearing silver, gold or gold plated, proper care of your accessories is essential. Yes, over time that gold plating wears off, but if and when it does, it can easily and inexpensively be plated again to restore the 14k gold plated jewelry glow.