What is 18k Gold Filled?
18k gold filled is a solid layer(s) of 18k gold that has been bonded onto a base of quality brass or any material. Gold-filled is legally required to be at least 5% gold. Gold filled is durable and will never rub or flake off. If gold filled ever develops a tarnish, it is usually a surface tarnish which can be cleaned or polished off. It's thick layer of solid 18k gold offers a wonderful, quality piece without paying the solid 18k gold price. It is the next best thing, in terms of quality and durability, to solid gold jewelry.
Though gold-filled jewelry is extremely durable, it is recommended to avoid overexposing your piece to chlorine, sunscreen, lotions and perfumes to preserve its natural shine.
Gold-Filled jewelry is gentle on sensitive skin can withstand water without tarnishing.