Of course solid gold is more expensive but a few key pieces can actually save you money. The keys to choosing that jewelry box of staples is threefold-
-Choose classics: you can go a long way with a pair of hoops and a basic necklace
-For earrings, go for hoops in the 12 to 20mm range
-For necklaces, select a cable or box that's 1-2mm thick
Once you have these beautiful investment pieces, you can change them up from year to year by adding various charms.