What you should know about 585 gold jewelry

by Sonja Zuckerstätter

If you want to buy gold jewelry or invest in the precious metal, you have probably already come across the term “585 gold”. Find out here what the numbers stand for and why they are so important.

What does 585 gold mean?

The numbers 585 give you clarity about the gold content in the piece of jewelry you want to buy. Pure gold is too soft to be made into earrings, necklaces or even coins. It needs a certain amount of other metals, such as silver or copper, to make the gold stronger and harder. The proportion of gold is also referred to as the “alloy”. In the case of 585 gold, this means that 58.5% oft it is pure real gold. With 750 gold, the gold content is therefore 75%.

How much is 585 gold worth?

585 gold is a commonly used alloy for gold jewelry in Austria and many other countries. This is because the gold content of 58.8% is high enough to make it a valuable precious metal. At the same time, 585 gold is particularly suitable for processing and wearing as gold jewelry. And it can even be melted down and recycled.

Because 585 gold is used so often, it has a high value. So you don't have to worry about buying gold jewelry that isn't worth much. In fact, 585 gold jewelry is suitable as an investment. For example, you can invest in boops jewelry and wear beautiful gold jewelry at the same time.

 

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What is 585 gold in carats?

Another way of expressing the value and fineness of gold is in “carats”. Carats are also used when talking about the weight of diamonds. In the case of gold, however, the carat provides information about the fineness and gold content. For example, 100% pure gold has 24 carats. Our 585 gold is a precious metal with 14 carats.

What jewelry is available in 585 gold?

As 585 gold is particularly popular in Austria and Europe, there are all kinds of pieces of jewelry with this alloy. You can also recognize it by the fact that the numbers “585” are usually engraved into the jewelry. This way, when you buy gold, you know that it is actually valuable 14-karat gold. You can also buy the following pieces of jewelry from boops:

  • 585 gold earrings
  • 585 gold chains
  • 585 gold rings
  • 585 gold bracelets
  • 585 gold charms

How much does 585 gold jewelry cost?

Jewelry made of 585 gold is real gold jewelry that can be melted down and recycled. As gold has a high value, 585 gold jewelry also costs more than gold-plated jewelry, for example. In return, however, you are investing in timeless accessories that you can wear on your body for a lifetime.

Even more expensive than 585 gold is 750 gold. This is 18-karat real gold, which can also be worn as jewelry. 750 gold is often used for wedding rings or other special pieces of jewelry, for example, as it has an even greater value. At boops, you can also buy individual pieces of 18-carat jewelry or even have your dream piece of jewelry custom made.

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Gold jewelry in 585 gold from boops

Now that you know everything you need to know about 585 gold, you can start looking for the engraving. Our 14-karat boops jewelry pieces also have the numbers “585” engraved on them. So you can see at a glance that it is indeed real gold. You can find lots more information about real gold jewelry - from the price of gold to recycling and investment - on our blog.

In our boops online store and in our store in Vienna, you can also discover all the pieces of jewelry that we have forged by hand from 585 gold.

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