What Is Gold?
Gold has been mined for at least 6,500 years. Researchers believe that a gold mine found in Georgia (Europe) may be the oldest one in the world. It's currently mined in many countries, with China, Australia, and Russia being the leading producers.
Rich yellow gold is a global symbol of wealth and luxury.
What is 14k gold?
Why Does HAVERHILL Use 14k Gold?
Other types of gold jewelry include gold filled, in which a thick layer of gold is added to another metal; gold plated, in which a thinner layer of gold is added; and vermeil, which is gold layered over a base of silver. With all these types of jewelry, the layer of gold can wear off over time. Using solid gold in our jewelry means that your pieces will keep their gleaming look indefinitely.
The Meaning of Gold
Gold represents the ultimate in quality or achievement; consider common phrases like good as gold, gold medal, gold star,heart of gold, strike gold, golden age, and golden rule.
Wearing Gold Jewelry
Sometimes called "the master healer," gold is associated with the heart, third-eye, and crown chakras, and has been worn to relieve tension, encourage positive thoughts, and sharpen one's intellectual abilities.
Fun Facts About Gold
How Do I Care for Gold Jewelry?
Your jewelry for everyday wear needs minimal care. Follow these common-sense tips for keeping it in good repair:
• Store gold jewelry in its pouch or box to help keep it from getting scratched.
• Remove rings before lifting weights or other heavy objects, which could bend the band.
• Avoid prolonged exposure to chlorinated water (an occasional dip is fine).
How Do I Clean Gold Jewelry?
Maintain the beauty of your jewelry by keeping it clean. Use a non-abrasive jewelry cleaner or mild, dye-free dish soap and water. Let it soak in a small bowl for a few minutes, then brush gently with a soft toothbrush. Be sure to rinse it completely, and blot dry with a chamois cloth.
How Do I Clean Gold Jewelry?
HAVERHILL Gold Jewelry
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We use traceable, 100% recycled gold, which allows for repeated use without sacrificing look or quality.
Yellow gold is usually mixed with copper and silver, for a beautiful warm hue. White gold is mixed with silver-toned metals such as zinc and nickel for a cooler color.
Clean it occasionally with a non-abrasive jewelry cleaner or mild, dye-free dish soap and water. Let it soak, then brush gently with a soft toothbrush. Rinse it completely, and blot dry with a chamois cloth. Store it in a pouch or box to help keep it from getting scratched and avoid prolonged expose to chlorinated water. Remove gold rings before lifting weights or other heavy objects, which could bend the band.
Absolutely. Yellow gold and silver make an appealing, dramatic contrast, while white gold and silver are very similar in appearance.
You can rest assured that all your HAVERHILL jewelry is crafted from solid 14k gold. If you have other pieces of jewelry you're in doubt about, there are any number of ways to test it at home.