(Closed) Does gold bend easy?

posted 9 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
2491 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I think that depends on the karat of the gold. I believe the higher the karat, the softer the gold (because it is more pure) and the more bendable it is.

Post # 5
1755 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I have several yellow gold rings in 10k, 14 k, and 18 k and have never had any issues with them losing their shape 🙂

Post # 6
15420 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’ve never had a problem with my gold rings bending and usually wear 18 or 22k which is a lot softer.

Post # 7
624 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I had a gold ring in middle school and it bend, the gold was very thin on the bottom, thinner than yours. I must have tried to fix it myself because I remember having to get it fixed. They kinda hammered it on a ring sizer, I think.

But you shouldn’t worry, if it does bend, it will do so in a way that conforms to your finger. That’s happened to a silver ring of mine that now only fits on my right middle finer.

Post # 8
853 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

The lower the karat, the harder the gold. 14k and 10K are much harder than 18k and 24k so you should be fine. 🙂

Post # 10
7286 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

As long as its not gold plated, it should hold up fine!

Post # 11
5421 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 2012

I had one of those rings with name on it that was so popular back in the day and it was 24kt gold.  It did bend but to the shape of my finger.  So overtime, if it does bend it might just fit better.

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