Michael Kors Fashion Jewelry

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Michael Kors Fashion Jewelry

Michael Kors is the honorary chairman and chief creative officer for the fine jewelry company bearing his name, Michael Kors Holdings. Michael Kors developed his jewelry line to complement his designer dresses and formal wear for women. You can find jewelry for women such as watches, necklaces, rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets, pins, and brooches designed by Michael Kors.

Are Michael Kors jewelry and watches solid gold?

In the jewelry trade, pieces that are solid gold are known as hallmark gold. There may be some exceptions, but for the most part, Michael Kors fashion jewelry for women, such as earrings, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, and watches, are gold plated stainless steel or other combination of metal and plating. Gold plating uses a chemical and electrical process to deposit gold and other metals onto the stainless steel used in manufacturing earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and other fashion jewelry. Plating allows designers like Michael Kors to enhance the color of a jewelry piece by adding other metals that are difficult to combine otherwise.

What is the difference between yellow, white, and rose gold?

Sometimes, you will hear the terms yellow, white, or rose gold when reading descriptions of Michael Kors earrings, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, and watch pieces of jewelry. These refer to the color tone of the gold used on the fashion piece. This means that other metals have been added to the gold to give it a different color. White, yellow, and rose are the most common colors, but there are also red, bronze, and lime colored gold. Yellow gold typically contains silver, zinc, or copper. White gold is made by alloying gold with palladium, nickel, and silver. Sometimes white gold is plated again with rhodium. Rose gold is made with gold and copper. The color of gold chosen depends on the characteristics and color of the crystal, diamond, or other gems in the piece of jewelry, whether a necklace, earrings, bangle, or other bracelet from Michael Kors.

What does karat/carat mean on Michael Kors jewelry?

A carat is a measurement of weight used for gold, diamonds, pearls, and other gems used in jewelry, whether by Michael Kors or any other fashion brand. A carat is equal to 200 milligrams. It is often expressed as a fraction of a carat. Diamonds are referred to in terms of the weight of the diamond or other gem or crystal. When the term is referring to gold, it is expressed as a karat. When you See the term 24k gold, it means that the jewelry, be it earrings, necklaces, bangles, other bracelet, or watch is made from 100% gold. This would be at least 99.9% pure gold, and it has a bright yellow color. If it is 22K gold, then it is only 91.67% gold, with the remainder of the metals used in the fashion jewelry coming from other metals. If the watch, earrings, necklace, or bracelet is stamped 18K, then it is 75% gold. Most colored gold has a lower percentage of gold.

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