What Does Gold Filled Mean?–U7 Jewelry

Jewelry Guide & Trends

What Does Gold Filled Mean?

What Does Gold Filled Mean?

What does gold-filled mean?Dose the gold filled is Real gold? What’s the difference of gold jewelry ? Most of people can not distinguish that. Then let’s figure it out here.

What Does Gold Filled Mean?
Commonly, gold filled means a thin layer of Gold was covered on the surface of a based metal in order to Extend the using time or Beautify appearance.

What Does Gold Filled Mean

How long Gold Filled jewelry maintain?

Most high quality gold-filled pieces have the same appearance as high carat gold, and gold-filled items, even with daily wear, can last 10 to 30 years though the layer of gold will eventually wear off exposing the metal underneath.

At very beginning,USA industry standard that legally Gold-filled requires at least 5% pure gold by weight. It’s a strictly regulated process that involves pressure bonding multiple layers of solid 14Kt gold with extreme heat over a core of high quality jeweler’s brass resulting in a durable, quality real gold product.

What Does Gold Filled Mean

Nowadays, The gold filled Method is often used in the field of jewellery. It normally was divided into 10% and 5% at least pure gold by weight.

What Does Gold Filled Mean

What is Gold Filled common stamps?

Gold-filled common stamps:

Pure Gold

10kt Gold

12kt-22kt Gold

% by weight

>10%

>5%

 

In the United States, If the gold layer is 10kt fineness, the minimum weight of the plated layer on an item stamped "GF" must equal at least 10% of the total weight of the item. If the gold layer is 12 kt or higher, the percentage is 5% at least. The most common stamps found on gold-filled jewelry are 12kt (5%)GF and 14kt (5%)GF.  

 

Anything you want to share with us on gold-filled knowledge ? Please feel free contact us Here:

E-mail: support@u7jewelry.com

Want to know more jewelry idea, pls visit us,

Facebook: @U7 Jewelry 

Follow us on Facebook
Jewelry Guide & Trends
4.8