How to Clean Gold – Gold Care Guide

By November 1, 2017 Blogs, Gold Guides, Ultimate Guides
How to Clean Gold - Gold Care Guide

This gold guide will show you how to clean, polish and maintain your solid gold jewelry. For gold plated jewelry, please check out our “How to maintain gold-plated jewelry” guide.
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Does Gold Turn Green?

By September 20, 2017 Gold Guides, Ultimate Guides

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 to do to keep jewelry from staining your skin.
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Differences Between Solid Gold, Gold Plated, Gold Filled and Gold Vermeil

By August 21, 2017 Gold Guides, Ultimate Guides
Differences Between Solid Gold, Gold Plated, Gold Filled and Gold Vermeil

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 is worth much less. The most common and important forms of gold are solid gold, gold filled, gold plated and gold vermeil, and in this post, I will explain what they are and their differences.
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Colors of Gold: White Gold, Rose Gold, Pink Gold and Green Gold

By August 8, 2017 Gold Guides, Ultimate Guides

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 gold is determined by the type of metal added to the initial pure gold to create the desired shade and materials. That’s why you can have three pieces of gold jewelry, each with a 18k gold stamp, but are of three entirely different shades of gold.
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Fineness of Gold: 10k, 12k, 14k, 18k and How To Tell If Gold Is Real

By July 29, 2017 Gold Guides, Ultimate Guides

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 want at a fair price. In this guide, you will learn what is pure gold and solid gold, the different gold grades, and how to tell if something is real gold.

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How To Tell If Silver Is Real

By July 21, 2017 Silver Guides, Ultimate Guides

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.

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