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14kt Gold-filled Long Tuna Tail Earrings

SKU 00053
In stock
Product Details
Brand: Twisted Wares

Handcrafted from 14kt gold-filled wire and single-clad gold-filled sheet (please see below for more information on gold-filled). Elegant yet simple design. Overall length is about 3-3/8” , 1” wide.

Gift bag included

What is 14kt gold-filled?

Despite how it sounds, gold-filled metal is not actually filled with gold. "Gold-filled" is simply an age-old term that became accepted in the jewelry industry. Today, gold-filled is a quality designation that's regulated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). To merit a "GF" stamp, the material must have a layer of gold that is at least 10-karat mechanically applied to a base metal; the karat gold layer must also be at least 1/20 (5%) of the item's total weight. All of my gold-filled products have a 14-karat gold layer and meet the federal quality standards established by the FTC. In single-clad, a gold layer is bonded to one side of brass (or base metal) sheet. In double-clad, the bonded gold is distributed to both sides of the brass (or base metal). The weight of the gold relative to the substrate will be the same in both single-clad and double-clad. On the single-clad sheet, all of the gold is bonded to one side; on the double-clad sheet, the gold is distributed so that half is bonded to one side and half to the other side. That means the thickness of the gold layer on each side will be half what it would be on single clad sheet.

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