What is gold filled ?
What is Gold Filled?
Gold filled may sound like solid gold, however, this is not the case. When purchasing jewelry a more economical than solid gold but still beautiful option is a gold filled piece. Our gold filled jewelry is created by pressure bonding an actual layer of gold to another metal. Gold filled is sometimes referred to as rolled gold or Gold overlay in different parts of the world.
Gold-filled 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 super sensitive skin
GF accessories can be worn even daily without fear of fading or rubbing off for many cases as long as 10 years WITH PROPER CARE. Each purchase from Diosa Jewelry is accompanied by a CARE TIP CARD.
Q:How much Real Gold IS in Gold Fill?
A: Gold-filled jewelry is required to have a minimum of 1/20th (5%) gold by weight. The 5% gold in gold-filled jewelry may not sound like a lot, but it’s all on the outside and it's plenty to keep your jewelry looking great for many years.
Q: Does GOLD-FILLED Tarnish?
A: Gold filled materials are not supposed to tarnish for a long time. It's possible for it to tarnish under certain circumstances, but it should not tarnish easily.
Q. Pricing of Gold Filled compared to Gold plated
The gold filled items are more expensive compared to gold plated. This is because the gold base is much thicker