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The Champagne Gypsy

Metals 101: Gold Plated vs Gold Vermeil vs Gold Fill vs Solid Gold

here are so many different types of gold jewelry available out there and it can be very confusing and frustrating if you don't know your 4 G's.  You know what I am talking about... your favorite earrings turning your ears green or you fave gold necklace no longer looks gold. 

Most jewelry lovers think that the terms gold plated, gold vermeil and gold filled are interchangeable, but these jewelry categories are actually very different in very important ways.  At The Pirate + The Gypsy we are committed to handcrafting jewelry that it is perfect for everyday wear and is sensitive skin safe. Because of this we wanted to explain the differences between the types of gold jewelry available, compare them and explore how you can decide which is the best choice for you.

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