Gold necklaces are also commonly referred to as gold chains.  Explore the history of gold necklaces, learn sizing and naming conventions, understand karat weight, and more.

Golden Rectangle Necklace

Below is an overview of the gold necklaces market using our proprietary data and methodology.


Valuation Range: $300 to $1,000,000+

Market Capitalization:  Approx $1.25 Trillion

Annual Global Sales:  Approx $30 Billion

Avg Weight, thin necklace: 10 Grams

Avg Weight, thick necklace: 30 Grams

Avg Price, thin necklace: $750

Avg Price, thick necklace: $2,500


Periodic Table: AU - 79

Colors: Yellow Gold, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold​

Karats, most common:  14K, 18K, 10K, 22K

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(1) Description

(2) History

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(4) Lengths & Styles

(5) Karats

(6) Colors

(7) Value Your Gold Necklaces

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