If you are like most people you can close your eyes and remember the tinkling sound your mother's charm bracelet made as she glided past you. Perhaps you spent time together in a big comfy chair or on a porch swing as she wistfully described which occasion each charm was intended to commemorate. It doesn't matter which honored female member of your family that flashes through your mind when you think of charms and charm bracelets. What does matter is that when you select a gold charm you are buying a gift that will be appreciated and treasured by the special woman in your life.
Whether you opt to purchase a gold bracelet or a gold charm pendant you will have a gift that will grow with the gift recipient. Your special gift recipient will build a chain of memories as she adds to her gold jewelry. There are literally hundreds of charms to choose from when you decide to create a collectible gold charm bracelet. From the iconic cheerleading megaphone or thimble to unique and modern items such as mp3 players or cell phones, you can find gold charms to represent any activity or occasion you can think of. Other charms, such as gold heart charms are trendy and a sign of the times.
Bracelets, pendants, necklace charms, and other gold charms are available in a variety of colors and weights. You will find white gold, yellow gold and rose. White gold is an alloy of regular yellow gold and another white metal. Rose gold is an alloy of gold and copper. While yellow gold is the most popular choice for gold charms, both white and rose can be quite beautiful.
In terms of the weight of the gold, 9 carat, 14 carat, and 18 carat gold are the most common. Carat refers to the proportion of gold to other metals. Pure gold is 24 carat. 14 carat gold is 14 parts gold and 10 parts alloy. The price range of the gold charms will primarily depend on the carat.--the higher the proportion of gold, the higher the price. Many charms can be personalized by engraving as well.
Regardless of the charm, the charm necklace, or charm bracelet you choose, the carat weight, or the style, you will be investing in a gift that gives back year after year. Yes, gold charms and accessories are the perfect gift for any girl or woman (Lisa Gelvers).