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    Question Attention jewellery experts - what am I missing?

    This is a ring a really like and would like to have for my wedding ring. The ad states it is 18k White Gold Filled/Tone, nickel free & hypoallergenic.

    It's only $20 though and that includes postage. Why so cheap? What am I missing?

    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/400434337...84.m1423.l2649

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    No idea but it's gorgeous!

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    Is it because the white gold would wear off very quickly and become tarnished and leave you with a green ring mark?

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    In the description is says it is gold filled rather than solid gold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sezzle View Post
    In the description is says it is gold filled rather than solid gold.
    What does that mean? Will it make my finger go green?

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    Gold filled jewellery means gold is bonded onto the surface of another metal. It's much, much better quality than gold plated, where another metal is just kinda dipped in gold.

    Gold filled is really common, but it does indeed mean that it's not pure gold, but unless you're buying 24 carat, then it's not solid gold anyway.

    But that is just my understanding, I'm no expert and I may be wrong

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillynix View Post
    Gold filled jewellery means gold is bonded onto the surface of another metal. It's much, much better quality than gold plated, where another metal is just kinda dipped in gold.

    Gold filled is really common, but it does indeed mean that it's not pure gold, but unless you're buying 24 carat, then it's not solid gold anyway.

    But that is just my understanding, I'm no expert and I may be wrong
    That's my understanding too. I have a gold filled bead bracelet and you wouldn't know that it's not solid gold, except maybe it feels lighter?

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