Q: What is 14K gold fill?
A: 14k gold fill is composed of a solid layer of gold mechanically bonded to a base metal
Q: Will 14k gold fill irritate my ears?
A: No. In 9 years, I have never had someone return a pair of earrings for that reason.
Q: Will it tarnish?
A: The gold fill is mechanically bonded so it will never rub off.
Q: Is gold fill and gold vermeil the same?
Q: Where is the jewelry made?
A: No. Gold fill is mechanically bonded while gold vermeil is plated, which is a different process that involves a lighter coating that can rub off.
A: Yes! All pieces are handcrafted in Kate Jack's jewelry studio in Ashland, Oregon.