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14 Kt Goldfilled

14 Kt Goldfilled

Ardent Designs uses 14kt gold-filled hooks instead of the minimal quality/thickness (most common) 10 kt goldfilled option. Ardent Designs has gotten its goldfilled hooks from the same reputable dealer since 1998, they are based in the United States and are governed by Federal Trade Commission regulations. Joelyn still personally wears flawless pairs of earrings she made in the start of her jewelry making journey (1996) that have yet to show any signs of age.

14 kt gold-filled wire is made by forming a tube of solid 14kt gold that is "filled" with a base metal.  The exterior of the product, everything you can see or touch, is a solid layer of 14 kt gold. This is why it will not tarnish, chip or wear off.  The gold layer on gold-filled wire is approximately 100,000 times thicker than gold-plate and is bonded with heat and pressure.

For people with sensitivities to cheaper metals, or for people who plan to wear a chosen design often and for many years, Goldfilled is recommened over gold plated. Many people wear our 14 Kt GF earrings who can not wear lesser quality thin 10 Kt filled products. Some people do have a reaction even to goldfilled hooks, and therefor the investment in full 14 KT Yellow or White hooks is also avalible for special order

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Fey Blossom Earrings
These danty fairy-inspired earrings feature little gemstones hanging with antiqued brass decor th..
Firelight Choker Necklace & Earring Set
This design features Carnelian stones & Tangerine Swarovski crystals on your choice of 14 Kt ..
$36.00 - $42.00
Flowers for Aine Earrings
Aine is a beautiful fairy queen that could be adorned by the flowers in these earrings. This jewe..
Flowers for Titania Earrings
Titania is the queen fairy that could easily be adorned by the flowers in these earrings. This je..
Frosted Tulip Earrings
Frosted Lucite tulips hang delicately from your choice of plated or sterling hooks. These come in..
$8.00 - $16.00
Gemstone Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings feature trees of stones with little glass trunks. The stars in this un..
$28.00 - $30.00
Glistening Moonlight Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings are made of earthy glass with a soft gold luster. The stars in this un..
$30.00 - $34.00
Grand Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings are made of your choice of glass with Autumn Jasper stone stars. A..
$32.00 - $34.00
Green Vines of Tenacity Earrings
These earrings are hand-shaped with wire and lovely glass leaf beads and a pyrite accent to impar..
$28.00 - $36.00
Hanging Tulip Earrings
These earrings feature lovely glass tulips with delicate leaves. These earrings hang from your ch..
$18.00 - $32.00
Harmonia Earrings
These gorgeous earrings are inspired by Harmonia, the goddess of Harmony. The Swarovski crystals ..
$38.00 - $40.00
Hinto Earrings
Hinto is Native American in Dakota for blue. These are made of round amazonite stones with pewter..
$18.00 - $22.00
Huyana Earrings
Huyana is Native American in Miwok for falling rain. Lovely Shining blue Labradorite stone drops ..
$22.00 - $28.00
Ilona Swarovski Crystal Earrings
Ilona is Latin for "beauty of the light," an accurate description of how the Swarovski Crystals i..
$37.00 - $45.00
Jewels of the Honey Bee Earrings
These Swarovski crystals hang delicately like jewels from antiquevplated pewter honey hives. ..
$30.00 - $235.00
Joyful Christmas Tree Earrings
These pretty tree earrings are made of your choice of glass and plated pewter with a variety of s..
$32.00 - $36.00
Kindra Swarovski Crystal Earrings
Fancy vintage look, these earrings have gorgeous Swarovski crystals hanging from simple pewter ba..
$22.00 - $26.00
Lanterns of India Earrings
These earrings feature Indian lantern-inspired beads delicately hanging from an intricate antique..
Letya Swarovski Crystal Earrings
Letya comes from the French word for 'precious', an idea that these earrings embody perfectly. Th..
$36.00 - $43.00