Today, we want to clear your conception about BRONZE and Gold-Plated. If you read this article till the end, you shall be able to know what Gold-plated is and what bronze or brass is. 

Before that, we will discuss on Gold. Later on, where do Gold-plated comes from.

Is Gold-plated really gold or..??

To begin, gold is a very rare, non-toxic, non-tarnishing and most noble of the precious metals in the world. Gold is a valuable metal that has been used for coinage, jewelry, and other arts throughout recorded history. In the past, a gold standard was often implemented as a monetary policy. Gold coins ceased to be minted as a circulating currency in the 1930s. Even in the Bible, Solomon overlaid the inside of the temple with pure gold. Gold is a naturally sourced mineral under the soil. No need to use any chemical liquid or formula to produce gold. Gold was there under the soil ever since our fathers existed and shall continue to exist till world comes to an end. Gold is long lasting and slightly reddish-yellow in color.

Now, you may be asking yourself, how does gold-plated chains of China differs from Gold?

Gold-plated pendant chain necklace

Gold-plated chains are simply metals of inoxydable stainless steel designed in all manners of artistic works and painted with lab colored chemicals mixed at times mixed with some dissolved rubble of brass or copper of about 0.5 gram. The chain is first designed then formed with inoxydable stainless steel. Since the stainless steel has a gray color, after formation of the jewelry chain and pendant. The chain and pendant is soaked into a yellowish chemical liquid (acid) and at times in dissolved rubble of brass. Therefore, it should be normally called <colored stainless steel chain> since it has now a yellow color but merchants say, <Gold-plated chain>. That’s why with time, your chain will loss its color because the yellowish chemical applied to it has faded.

In resume, when you actually buy a Gold-plated chain or necklace, you’re purchasing painted inoxydable stainless steel product. You may be asking yourself what’s stainless steel, right?

In metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French "inoxydable", is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5% chromium content by mass. Stainless steel has become increasingly popular due to its versatility and durability. Its applications can be found in our daily lives from kitchen utensils to car parts to medical instruments which makes it vulgar and relatively cheap compared to what you presently buy it for.

Now, between Gold-plated pendant chain necklace of China and bronze pendant chain necklace of Beteck, which one has more value?

Bronze (or brass) is one of the earliest metals known to man. Bronze has been used since ancient times to make sculptures. The Assyrian king Sennacherib (706-681 BC) claimed to be the first person to cast huge bronze sculptures using two-part molds, although the lost-wax method was used to cast sculptures long before this time.

bronze pendant chain necklace
Bronze Pendant Chain Necklace

Bronze is harder than copper and pure iron, and far more resistant to corrosion. Bronze is the Best and most durable among metals. Now, you may ask, what is Bronze? Bronze is the description given to any alloy which is 85-95% copper with the remainder being made up of tin or arsenic with the possibility of other metals being present in reduced amounts. Unlike Gold, Bronze has been used to make coins, that is, money. Why? Because of its value. Even till today you can use bronze in exchange of dollars.

In conclusion, the Bronze pendant chain necklace of Beteck has more value than the gold-plated pendant chain necklace of China. It’s long lasting, valued and can save you in time of economic crisis. You can order your Beteck bronze pendant chain necklace by simply visiting our website. If you have any question or concern regarding to this article, you can leave a comment below.