Gold chains are one of the most iconic pieces of jewelry in the world.  Explore the history of gold chains, learn about different styles, how to value your gold chain, and more.


Below are statistics about the gold chains market using our own propietary data and methodology:

Individual Cost: $300 to $1,000,000+

Market Capitalization:  Approximately $1 Trillion

Annual Sales:  Approximately $30 Billion

Weight, Average (Thin): 10 Grams

Weight, Average (Thick): 30 Grams


Metal (Gold) Periodic Table: AU - 79

Common Colors: Yellow Gold, White Gold, Rose Gold​

Common Carats (Purity):  14K, 18K, 10K

You can jump to a specific section of gold chain topics below:

(1) Description

(2) History

(3) Styles

(4) Image

(5) Metal

(5) Colors

(6) Value Your Gold Chain

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