2023's Hottest Trends in Gold-Plated Jewelry: Be Bold, Be Layered, Be Personal

Gold-plated jewelry has been a fashion staple for years, offering a more affordable alternative to solid gold while still providing the same beautiful, luxurious look. But as fashion trends evolve, so do the styles of gold-plated jewelry that are popular.

At Agapé Studio, we're always keeping an eye on the latest jewelry trends so we can provide our clients with the most stylish and on-trend options. Here are five gold-plated jewelry trends to watch in 2023.

Trend #1: Chunky Chokers

Horace choker and Gaya pendant

One trend that we're seeing everywhere is chunky chains. From necklaces to bracelets to earrings, thick and bold chain links are making a statement in fashion. Our Horace gold-plated chain choker is the perfect example of this trend, featuring a bold and beautiful design that can be worn with a variety of outfits.

Trend #2: Layered Necklaces, Pendants & Chokers

Isidore choker with Aphrodite necklace and Constantine pendant

Layered necklaces are another trend that's here to stay. The key to nailing this look is to choose necklaces and pendants of varying lengths and styles, and to layer them in a way that creates depth and dimension. Our dainty layered set is a great option for achieving this trend, with three delicate necklaces that can be worn together or separately.

Trend #3: Hoops with a Twist

Aléa earrings

Hoop earrings are a classic, but this year we're seeing a twist on the traditional style. From oversized hoops to hoops with unique shapes and textures, there are endless ways to update this timeless earring style.

Our Aléa textured gold-plated hoop earrings offer a modern take on the classic hoop with a unique texture that adds interest and dimension.

Trend #4: Affection Jewelry

Leona and Paola pendants

Affection jewelry is always in style, and gold-plated options are a great way to add a personalized touch to your look without breaking the bank.

Kara earrings as part of the same collection with the Kara pendant

Our Kara and Leona gold-plated pendants are a favorite, featuring a delicate chain and a catchy pendant to show love to your close ones.

Trend #5: Nature-Inspired Pieces

Myna pendant


Animal-inspired and nature jewelry is a trend that we see more and more of as people look for ways to incorporate natural elements into their everyday style. From leaf-shaped earrings to floral necklaces, animals and bees, there are endless ways to embrace this trend.

Morla earrings

Our Morla stud gold-plated earrings are a subtle and sophisticated take on this trend, featuring delicate turtles adorned in 3-micron gold that can be worn with various outfits.

Gold-Plated Jewelry FAQs: Your Questions Answered

Is gold-plated jewelry hypoallergenic?

A: Yes! At Agapé Studio, all of our gold-plated jewelry is hypoallergenic, meaning it's less likely to cause an allergic reaction or irritation for those with sensitive skin.

How do I care for my gold-plated jewelry?

A: To keep your gold-plated jewelry looking its best, we recommend avoiding contact with water, perfume, and other chemicals. Store your jewelry in a dry, cool place, and use a soft cloth to clean it as needed gently.

Is Agapé Studio's gold-plated jewelry eco-friendly?

Aphrodite necklace

A: Yes! Our gold-plated jewelry is crafted with a 3-micron layer of gold that's electroplated onto a base metal, which is a more eco-friendly process than traditional gold mining.

Will my gold-plated jewelry tarnish over time?

A: Like all jewelry, gold-plated pieces can tarnish over time. However, with proper care and maintenance, you can help prevent this from happening. Avoid exposing your jewelry to water, chemicals, and harsh environments, and store it in a dry place when not in use.

Can I shower or swim with my gold-plated jewelry?

Aphrodite bracelet

A: It's not recommended to expose your gold-plated jewelry to water, as this can cause it to tarnish or wear down more quickly. It's best to remove your jewelry before showering, swimming, or participating in any activities that may expose it to chlorinated water or salt water.

What is the base metal used in Agapé Studio's gold-plated jewelry?

A: At Agapé Studio, we use high-quality materials as the base metal for our gold-plated jewelry. Our 3-micron gold-plating is a durable and long-lasting layer that provides a strong protection for the fundation of the electroplated layer.

Can I wear gold-plated jewelry every day?

Ethel ring

A: Yes! Gold-plated jewelry is durable and can withstand regular wear, making it a great choice for everyday wear. Just be sure to follow the care instructions provided to ensure that your jewelry stays in good condition.

Does Agapé Studio offer a warranty on its gold-plated jewelry?

A: Yes, we offer a 2-year warranty on all of our gold-plated jewelry. If you experience any issues with your jewelry within 2 years of purchase, please contact our customer service team for assistance.

Gilded Glamour: Discover the Benefits of Wearing Gold-Plated Jewelry!

Check out our collection of rings

Gold-plated jewelry is a popular and affordable option for those who love the look of gold but want to stay within their budget. While gold-plated jewelry is not made of solid gold, it is still a great choice for a number of reasons. Here are some benefits of wearing gold-plated jewelry:

  • Affordability: Gold-plated jewelry is a cost-effective alternative to solid gold jewelry. It provides the same lustrous and rich look as real gold but at a fraction of the price.
  • Durability: Gold-plated jewelry is durable and long-lasting. The gold plating layer is thick enough to resist tarnishing, and with proper care, gold-plated jewelry can last for years.
  • Hypoallergenic: At Agapé Studio, our gold-plated jewelry is hypoallergenic, which means it is unlikely to cause an allergic reaction. This is because we use high-quality brass as the base metal, and the gold layer is electroplated using an eco-friendly process.
  • Versatility: Gold-plated jewelry is versatile and can be worn with a variety of outfits, from casual to formal. It can be dressed up or down, making it a great choice for any occasion.
  • Trendy: Gold-plated jewelry is a popular fashion trend that is timeless and never goes out of style. It can add a touch of sophistication and elegance to any outfit.
  • Eco-Friendly: Gold-plated jewelry is a more sustainable and environmentally friendly option compared to solid gold jewelry. By using less gold, it helps reduce the environmental impact of mining and reduces waste.

In summary, gold-plated jewelry offers a range of benefits, including affordability, durability, hypoallergenic properties, versatility, and eco-friendliness. At Agapé Studio, we take pride in creating high-quality gold-plated jewelry that not only looks beautiful but also provides these benefits to our customers.

Gleaming Gold-Plated Jewelry: The Affordable and Sustainable Way to Shine

Amassia ring

In conclusion, gold-plated jewelry is a stunning and affordable option for those who love the look of gold but want to stay within their budget. With the latest trends in gold-plated jewelry for 2023, there are so many ways to incorporate this beautiful metal into your wardrobe.

From chunky chains to personalized pieces, there is something for everyone. At Agapé Studio, our gold-plated jewelry is not only stylish but also eco-friendly and hypoallergenic, making it a smart and sustainable choice. Stay on-trend and make a statement with gold-plated jewelry in 2023!