There is nothing quite like a gorgeous pair of women's gold earrings to add a touch of finesse, elegance and colour to your look. Whether you opt for studs, dangle earrings, or hoops, gold earrings will give you that vintage touch you've always wanted.
When gold is paired with gemstones, the beauty of the earring increases immensely. That is why gold is a popular metal for gemstone setting. Because of the high demand for vintage-inspired designs, yellow gold jewellery is witnessing an increase in popularity.
Things you should know about women's gold earrings
Gold earrings can be an investment for some. And with a wide range to choose from, it can get overwhelming to choose the right pair for yourself. It's important to do your research before buying any gold jewellery. That's why we’ve put together a guide, all about gold earrings to help you find the perfect pair!
Yellow Gold v/s White Gold v/s Rose Gold: Which is the best for you?
The obvious difference between yellow, white, and rose gold is the colour. Pure gold is naturally yellow. Gold changes colour when mixed with other alloys. For example, gold is mixed with nickel and other alloys to turn it into white gold. Rose gold is made by mixing gold with copper and other alloys.
When choosing the best gold metal for yourself, you should consider your skin tone and skin sensitivity. Choose a colour that goes well with your skin tone. If you are allergic to certain metals that are used in rose or white gold, try avoiding them.
What are the different types of gold used in earrings?
When choosing the type and purity of gold for your earrings, you’ll have enough options to choose from.
14K or 18K Gold: If you are looking for real gold, and are willing to pay the price, you should get 14K or 18K gold.
12K, 10K and 9K Gold: These varieties contain much less gold. As a result, the colour of the metal is lighter than the pure gold variants.
Gold-filled, gold vermeil and rolled gold: These are all different types of metals that have gold plating. The coating is created by fusing a thin layer of gold onto a base metal. The gold layer from earrings made from these metals will tend to wear off or get thin over time. However, if you are careful and look after your earrings, they can last for a long time. These variants are much more affordable than real gold.
What are the most popular gold earring types?
The most popular gold earrings are teardrop earrings, dangle earrings, studs and hoops. Gold earrings come in a variety of types. Most earrings with precious stones have a gold setting since it highlights the gemstones beautifully.
A stylish pair of gold earrings are the current trend in fashion jewellery. When paired with the right ensemble, they transition perfectly between casual and elegant settings.
Glance through our entire selection of women's gold earrings to shop the latest trends and designs!
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