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Jewelry: Health Benefits of Wearing Gold and Silver Jewelry


Gold and Silver Jewelry not only adds beauty to a person who wears it, wearing gold and silver on the body has also numerous health benefits. I am presenting you the facts you may love. Go for them!

 Indian traditional jewelry

Indian traditional jewelry


Gold and silver have been used to make jewelry and ornaments throughout the world from time immemorial. While jewelry is used to beautify human beings, ornaments are used for both humans and objects. Many people wear jewelry on a daily basis and some jewelry carries significant meaning such as the jewelry passed on from generations as an heirloom. While we often think of women wearing jewelry, it is common for men to wear rings, bracelets, and chains.

Normally we see women wearing gold jewelry on the upper part of the body and silver jewelry on the lower part of the body. According to science principles, gold reacts well with body's energy and aura, while silver reacts well with earth's energy. Hence, we see that people wear silver toe rings and anklets while gold is used to adorn the upper part of the body. Gold ring, bracelet, chain, and waist belt are worn on the part of the body above the navel.

Gold jewelry worn by a women

Gold jewelry worn by a women

Benefits of Wearing Gold:

1. Gold has healing property:

Pure gold helps in healing the wound and controlling infections in the body. It is said that if a person places a piece of 24 karat gold (pure gold) on an infected area in the body or on a sore wound, the gold helps in reducing the infection. It is believed that gold possesses the energy that is warm. It gives out soothing vibration to the body to aid healing. Gold has the ability to relax the body, making it easy for the blood vessels in the cells to flow blood freely without any restrictions. The effect of wearing gold may be compared to those benefits attained by the people who do meditation and follow other relaxing techniques.

2.Relaxing effects:

Nothing feels like touching pure gold. The pure gold is soft and velvety in texture. It has a relaxing effect on human body. This effect loses when it is combined with other metal. Since ancient times, wearing gold ornament has been recommended for lifting the mood, to have a balanced mental attitude and good emotional state. It is a great de-stressor.

3.Blood circulation:

Wear gold to improve blood circulation in the body. This, in turn, leads to a good supply of oxygen to every part of the body. This makes you keep fit and away from diseases.

4. No harmful effect on body:

Gold is an absolute natural mineral that is non-toxic. It doesn't react with any other drug and is easily tolerated by the body. It is a well-known fact that there are no side-effects of wearing gold.

5. Gold regulates body temperature:

Gold boosts immunity in the body. It regulates body temperature control system which protects us from outside temperature variation.

6.Gold gives extra sheen to the body:

A person wearing a moderate amount of gold in the form of simple jewelry looks gorgeous. The color and soft shine of the gold is enticing. Gold has the malleability that helps to make beautiful jewelry, wearing of which gives a stunning appearance to the person wearing it.

7. Lowers arthritis symptoms:

Doctors have observed and the research has confirmed that wearing gold on the skin alleviates rheumatoid arthritis symptom in a majority of sufferers with the disease.

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To sum up,

To have gold in your possession itself is a satisfying feeling. It increases a person's self-worth. The person wearing gold displays increased self-confidence. It is pleasureful experience starting from buying a jewelry to wearing a jewelry till seeing it inside a decorative box. Gold has a special quality to make you feel happy and satisfied.

Added advantage is, it is a precious metal, the economic value of which is continuously on the rise. Preserving gold as an investment also works out economical. Wear gold jewelry to feel better and reap health benefits.

Former president Obama wearing a gold ring

Former president Obama wearing a gold ring

Surprising health benefits of wearing Silver:

Since ancient times, people used to wear silver and it has numerous health benefits. It is a powerful anti-microbial agent that aids in reducing cold and flu infections, helps in wound healing and skin care. When applied in right manner, it provides protection against harmful electromagnetic radiation from cell phones and other electronics.

The benefits of silver are derived from its electrical and thermal conductivity that is the electric field it generates, spreading electricity and heat around the body. This field stimulates the body's existing conductivity and helps in improving blood circulation, temperature balance, and overall healing.

silver necklace

silver necklace

silver gloves

silver gloves

silver anklet

silver anklet

Wearing silver shield externally on the body protects against everyday germs and bacteria as well as against electromagnetic radiation. Wearing silver gloves while working on a laptop will spiritually improve your energy and immunity by blocking your wrist's exposure to laptop electric fields.

Wearing silver while traveling helps to keep you clean and germ-free, also protects from common cold. The wearing of silver eye mask is reported to enhance sleep quality, may be due to its soft texture, cooling property, its protection against germs and radiation.

Acupuncture doctor has both gold and silver needle sets

A professional acupuncture specialist has two sets of needles made of gold and silver. When acupuncture is done with gold needles, it gives anti-inflammatory action upon organs connected with such points of the body. Acupuncture with silver needle relieves inflammation of organs. If an organ is weak in performance, an acupuncture specialist renders gold needle treatment to stimulate the energy flow.

Since ancient times, wedding rings are made from gold. Gold has a wonderful quality of stimulating energy flow, supplies energy to the urogenital system. The anti-inflammatory property of silver gave way for making silver utensils, dishes, spoons, fork etc to be less prone to infections.

In general, the doctor recommends wearing gold jewelry if you have weakness or slackness. Silver jewelry benefits those who are nervy and short of temper.


ShailaSheshadri (author) from Bengaluru on February 07, 2018:

Wonderful! Thanks a lot for your research interest in this area. You are right. Gold and silver are not only ornaments, they have beneficial effects on the body too. I wish best of luck for your medical perseverance.

John R Wilsdon from Superior, Arizona on February 07, 2018:

I found your article enticing. I prospect for gold in Arizona and have purchased silver jewelry for my wife. The effects of these precious metals on the human body is compelling. I will research the current body of information about these metals in western medicine. You have opened up a super area for me to research. Interesting article, and thank you.

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