You Love Your Gold Jewelry Do you have gold to sell? Get cash for gold anytime from Gold Pros using our convenient mail in program. Simply request your mail in kit and get cash for your gold now. Sell my gold! You just bought some beautiful gold jewelry from GoldPros, but do you know how to take care of it? If you’re going to spend the time to choose the right piece and spend the money on it, shouldn’t you familiarize yourself with the best way to clean your gold jewelry without causing excess wear and tear on it? How to Clean Gold Jewelry experts swear that this homemade concoction works as well as chemical cleaners do: In a large bowl, mix 2 parts dish soap and 10 parts warm water. Soak jewelry for 3 hours, then gently scrub with a soft, clean toothbrush. (This method is also safe for any pieces with diamonds.) Rinse in hot water. Dry thoroughly with a microfiber cloth, then polish with a jewelry cloth (available at most jewelry stores). Repeat as often as needed. And rejoice, squeaky-clean types: You can’t overclean gold. See our video for a demonstration of how to clean gold jewelry.Read More +
Chain Styles – What’s the Difference?
Chain Styles Do you have gold to sell? Get cash for gold anytime from Gold Pros using our convenient mail in program. Simply request your mail in kit and get cash for your gold now. Sell my gold! There are many gold and silver chain styles available (far more than you’ll see in the image to the right), each serves different purposes and offers different effects for the wearer. A chain is a strand of interlocking links, rings, discs, or beads, usually composed of metal. During their early times, chains were likely seen as a life-changing new technology, used as strong and practical alternatives to rope. Smaller chains were used for simple tasks, like pulling a bucket of water up from a well, where larger ones were used to casting anchors. It wasn’t long before chains found their way into jewelry. Chain links can be made by hand, but most modern designs are manufactured by machinery. Chain necklaces are the most popular, but you can find chain used in bracelets and earrings as well. Over time, people have created all different link styles and combinations to fashion different looks. Here are the most well-known chain jewelry styles:Read More +
What is the Difference Between 24, 22, and 18 Karat Gold?
What’s a Karat? Have you ever wondered what the difference was between 24 karat, 22 karat and 18 karat gold? We all know what carat measures when it comes to diamonds, but what about gold? Is it better to have 12 or 24 karats? Learn more about the fineness of gold and how its value is judged. Read on to find out what karats measure when it comes to gold and why you should care. The Different Karats of Gold Karat is the term used to measure the gold content or purity. Before we understand the difference between 24k, 22k and 18k gold, you must know what karat stands for. Karat is basically a unit used to measure the purity of gold. The higher the karatage, the purer the gold. Here’s a simple guide to understanding the difference between 24k, 22k and 18k gold. 24K Gold 24k gold is also called pure gold or 100 per cent gold. This means that all 24 parts in the gold are all pure gold without traces of any other metals. It is known to be 99.9 per cent pure and takes on a distinct bright yellow color. There is no higher form of […]Read More +