What is Gold Plating?

Have you ever gone to purchase a piece of jewelry from a retailer and you see that the piece says it's gold plated but you're not sure what that means? Or have you ever wondered why some businesses sell their gold plated jewelry for a lot more than other businesses? Well, I'm about to break down gold plating for you so that you can be more informed when making your next purchase. 

 

***Disclaimer***

This is not to undermine any other companies out there that sell their gold plated for very high prices. All companies have their own reasons and math for their prices. This is to help you stay educated when making a purchase.