What is gold filled jewelry?
It is a metal composed of a solid layer of gold that is bonded to a core base metal through heat and pressure. Gold filled jewelry will not wear off over time, and if taken care of properly it can last a lifetime.
The gold on gold filled is around 15 times thicker than gold plated jewelry.
How To Wear It-
Unlike gold plated, it's safe to get your gold filled jewelry wet. You can wear it to bed, in the shower, and while you exercise, and even to swim. Although we don’t recommend pools or hot tubs as the chemicals inside will cut down the quality lifetimes
Is gold filled real gold?
It's an actual layer of gold-pressure bonded to another metal. Gold filled is not to be confused with gold plating as filled literally has 100% more gold than gold plating. Gold filled is much more valuable and tarnish resistant. Gold filled jewelry is an economical alternative to solid gold.
Will it tarnish?
Gold Filled. Although a gold filled piece of jewelry is not sold gold, it has the same desirable properties and look of solid gold. It won't tarnish and will not rub off or turn colors. Wearers who are sensitive to certain metals can wear gold filled without worries of an allergic reaction.
How long will it last?
This is a durable piece that will not tarnish or chip. It is also safe for those with metal allergies. Gold-filled is much more expensive than gold plated material and will last longer; however, it does have a life span of about 10 to 30 years, unlike pure gold pieces which will last forever.
Does it turn finger green?
Gold-fill is absolutely your best option after solid gold for quality and durability. It will not flake off or turn your skin green and offers a great option for people with sensitive skin. ... Gold-filled jewelry can stay beautiful for a lifetime
What is the difference between 14k solid gold and 14k gold filled?
When purchasing jewelry a more economical than solid gold but still beautiful option is a gold filled piece. Jewelers create gold filled jewelry by pressure bonding an actual layer of gold to another metal. Although a gold filled piece of jewelry is not sold gold, it has the same desirable properties and look of solid gold.
It won’t tarnish and will not rub off or turn colors. Wearers who are sensitive to certain metals can wear gold filled without worries of an allergic reaction. Although the layer of gold in gold filled pieces varies depending on the manufacturer it is in all cases significantly thicker than regular gold plating (the next category of gold jewelry). Gold filled accessories can be worn even daily without fear of fading
Solid gold jewelry is the highest in price and purity. Solid gold’s value comes from its radiant color and shine. It is also highly valued because it doesn’t tarnish or fade with time. But it is interesting to note that solid gold may not always be the best option when shopping for your desired gold accessory. The downside of pure solid gold is that is a very malleable and soft and is therefore not recommended for jewelry intended for everyday wear.