Necklace made of different metals has been around for ages. The versatility and malleability of metals have made them the most sought after material in jewelry designing. The different types of metals used in necklace making all over the world include gold, silver, brass etc and their alloys.
The material used and the necklace itself was and continues to be status symbols. The jewelry excavated that dated back to the pre medieval and post medieval times are almost all made of gold. Gold or the Royal Metal is used to make solid gold, gold filled and gold plated jewelry.
Gold plated necklace is usually a thin sheet of gold worked upon a base metal. However, in gold plated jewelry, the sheet used is very thin and the value of the necklace pieces is much lower. To look after your gold jewelry, you should first and foremost educate yourself on the maintenance.you need to be very careful in using it.when cleaning it, use warm water and a very mild soap solution.avoid wearing gold necklace while doing household work.for maintaining its luster you can brush it softly with a soft toothbrush.