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14K GOLD FILLED VS GOLD PLATED-Whatʻs the Difference??

14K GOLD FILLED VS. GOLD PLATED People often ask me what the difference is between gold plated jewelry and 14k gold filled jewelry (which is what I use). I strive to create quality jewelry that is beautiful to wear and affordable.  I am by no means an expert on metal alloys, but I have done a lot of research on the materials I use.   At around $1500 per ounce or just over $50 a gram..... pure gold is a pricey investment and a real luxury.  If you love the look and feel of pure gold, 14k gold filled jewelry is an affordable alternative. And yes..... the metal I buy is sold at the daily gold prices and fluctuates when the...

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