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Solid Gold, Gold Filled and Gold Plated. What's the difference?

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One of the most frequently asked questions I get from my customers is what is the difference between solid gold, gold filled and gold plated. You might have asked yourself "isn't Gold-filled the same as Gold-Plated?". Well the answer is no. The following picture explains in simple terms the differences without getting into technical details, like  % of weight and the processes.     SOLID GOLD: Pure Gold.  24 karat is soft, so typically alloyed (combined) with another metal to hold up for daily wear. Ranges from 14k-24k rating. GOLD FILLED: Thick layer of gold heat or pressure bonded to a core...

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