Gloves is one of the types of armor Can have up to 4 linked sockets. These items are often used to increase damage, resists and survivability.
There are 6 sub-types of gloves in total:
3 with the main stats – agility, strength, intelligence.
3 with hybrid stats – agility / strength, agility / intelligence, strength / intelligence.

The most expensive poe unique glovesAtziri’s Acuity, Maligaro’s Virtuosity, Asenath’s Gentle Touch, Tombfist, Offering to the Serpent.

Part of the character’s equipment.