Gold Jewellery

Indulge in the timeless allure of gold jewellery, where the radiant beauty and inherent value of this precious metal effortlessly enhance your style.

Gold Jewellery

Find the biggest range of gold jewellery at unbeatable prices at Shiels. 

From classic looks in yellow gold to modern favourites in yellow gold, white gold or rose gold, this jewellery is beautiful and timeless. Yellow is the colour most commonly associated with gold since gold in its pure form is a deep yellow shade. However, rose gold and white gold are increasing in popularity as they achieve a mix of pure gold and other metals. 

Choosing pieces in the same colour will make it easy to mix and match every day, or wear gold jewellery as a statement piece. The possibilities are truly endless! 

The tradition of using gold in jewellery has a rich history around the globe. Prized for centuries from Ancient Egypt to modern Australia, gold jewellery makes the perfect addition to any collection.

Dress from head to toe with Shiels’ stunning gold jewellery collections. Choose from gold earrings, gold necklaces, gold pendants, gold braceletsgold bangles, gold rings and gold watches. There is nothing that compares to this precious metal. 

Enhance your golden looks with precious gemstones like diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, or rubies. You'll also find charms and brooches in our gold accessories collection. Our gold anklets are also pieces to be treasured. 

Looking for a piece for yourself for a special event? Seeking out a stunning gift for a loved one? Or maybe you are trying to find the perfect engagement ring or bridal set complete with a precious stone. Whatever your men's jewellery or women's jewellery needs, you will find the perfect piece online at Shiels. Gold chains are a favourite amongst our male customers. 

Visit us in store to experience our excellent customer service or shop online now. Buy now, pay later using Afterpay, Zip, humm, Latitude Interest Free or Klarna. Free shipping over $69. 

Factors to Consider When Choosing Gold Jewellery

Picking the right gold jewellery for yourself or someone special is an easy task once you’ve got the basics down. Luckily, the differences between yellow and white gold or 9ct and 18ct gold are fairly simple.

Gold Purity

Gold purity refers to the gold content in a particular gold design. The maximum is 24ct, which is pure gold. Most commonly, jewellery is created with 9ct yellow gold (37.5% gold content) that is mixed with other metals to create a stronger base. 18ct gold (75% gold content) displays a richer colour but is slightly less durable than gold jewellery with fewer carats.

Gold Colour

The colour of your gold is an important factor to consider when buying jewellery as a gift. The three main colours are yellow, white, and rose gold, with each fitting a different occasion or personality. Yellow gold tends to be more classic and timeless, white gold more elegant, and rose gold more delicate looking.

Sizing and Fit

When buying gold rings, necklaces, bracelets, or even gold anklets, it’s important to consider the size and fit of the piece. Ring sizes can be selected before purchase, while necklace lengths can drastically change the style of the piece. Of course, if you’re into stacking jewellery, you might like to buy several jewellery pieces of varying sizes.

What are the types of Gold Jewellery?

Gold jewellery comes in a variety of types, including gold plated, gold filled, and the average solid yellow gold design. There are key differences between each, which makes it important to know what type of gold jewellery is best for you.

Solid Gold Jewellery

Whilst not 100% gold, solid gold jewellery is made of one complete alloy. Depending on the carat of gold, this type of jewellery will have a certain amount of pure gold mixed into the alloy, which may also contain copper, silver, and other metals.

If you want jewellery that will last, this standard, solid design is the most durable. Because it has a higher gold content, however, it can be more expensive. For those looking for everyday jewellery, a standard solid yellow, white, or rose gold design is the best way to go.

Gold Plated Jewellery

Gold plated jewellery usually features a coating of 14ct or 18ct gold, which displays a vibrant, luxurious colour. Underneath, this type of gold jewellery can have a copper, silver or another metal base, which holds the shape and design strongly.

These gold designs aren’t for everyday wear, as they are more susceptible to scratching and water damage. But, they are perfect for reserving for special occasions and less frequent wear. Gold plated jewellery is the most affordable option for gold buyers and is an excellent way to add more interesting designs to your collection for less.

Gold Filled Jewellery

Gold filled jewellery is an amazing alternative to the other gold jewellery types. Compared to plated designs, this method uses significantly more gold, which makes it a more durable option. The filling is usually copper or sterling silver, but you are unlikely to ever see a trace of either.

While more durable than gold plated jewellery, gold filled options can cost slightly more. They are, however, a good alternative to regular gold jewellery if you’re looking at a lower price range.

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