18KGP on a piece of jewelry means that the item is gold-plated with a thin layer
of 18 karat gold. The thin plating is bonded onto a less valuable base...
Gold stamped with an "18 KGP" mark means that the item in question is not solid
gold. It is simply another metal that has been plated with a gold alloy comprised ...
Dec 20, 2010 ... OK, let me introduce the meaning to 18KGP, 23KGP ... result, 18K or 23K which
we mention before means gold content of the gold-plated layer.
It just means that there is a thin layer of gold metal on a less valuable metal (in
this case silver) making it more affordable although the object is not solid gold ...
Apr 5, 2012 ... The easiest way to tell if your jewelry is gold is to look for a stamp and determine
what it means. If there's no stamp there are still a couple ways ...
Means that that metal is not real is golden plated (gp).
Jan 21, 2014 ... ... conned and their expensive 'solid 18kgp ring' is actually gold plated ... GF –
means gold filled, which is simply another name for rolled gold.
Many people think that a stamp reading “925” on gold jewelry means that the
piece contains 925/1000 gold, or in other words, it has 92.5% gold content.
I find descriptions like '18kgp' very misleading and confusing - and I sell jewellery
! It means 18 carat gold PLATED. Other euphemisms for 'not solid precious ...
Dec 1, 2012 ... But for the sake of this article we will include coins in the definition of ... So if your
clasp says 18GF or 18KGP it may look like 18k gold but it is ...