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Does Gold Turn Green?

By On September 20, 2017

Why does my skin turn green from jewelry? Gold shouldn’t stain skin, should it? In this post, I will explain why some people see their skin turning green from jewelry and what… Read More

Differences Between Solid Gold, Gold Plated, Gold Filled and Gold Vermeil
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Differences Between Solid Gold, Gold Plated, Gold Filled and Gold Vermeil

By On August 21, 2017

Not all gold items are made equal, and so are their prices. It is therefore important to understand the terms used to describe gold to avoid paying more for an item that… Read More

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Colors of Gold: White Gold, Rose Gold, Pink Gold and Green Gold

By On August 8, 2017

Why do gold have different colors? Is one more precious than the other? HOW ARE DIFFERENT COLORS OF GOLD CREATED? Pure gold is just “gold” or yellow in color. The color of… Read More

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Fineness of Gold: 10k, 12k, 14k, 18k and How To Tell If Gold Is Real

By On July 29, 2017

This post is the first in my in-depth 5-part series on gold, which will teach you vital information to never be cheated by unscrupulous gold sellers and get the exact piece you… Read More

Silver Guides

How To Tell If Silver Is Real

By On July 21, 2017

In this post, I will explain how to tell if something is real silver, and the different silver tests you can use, from simple tests on the spot, to technical ones.… Read More

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Difference Between Silver, Sterling Silver, Silver Plated and Vermeil

By On July 11, 2017

The difference between sterling silver and pure silver is that sterling silver is only 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals. As pure silver is too soft to be used in jewelry… Read More