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The right accessories can help you achieve the quiet luxury look. And they don’t have to be expensive either. They just need to look expensive. Choosing gold-filled jewellery over solid gold can be an easy way to cop a few more pieces than you budgeted for. And good news: you can wear said pieces everywhere you go — in the shower, to bed or out for dinner with your friends — without worrying if it’ll last.

If you’re looking a super affordable option, gold vermeil might be your best bet. Instead of using heat and pressure to bond the gold to the base like gold-filling, gold vermeil uses electroplating to layer a micro thin piece of gold over silver.

So, what’s the difference between gold-filled and gold vermeil jewellery, anyway? According to jewellery brand Kellective by Nikki founder, Nikki Kelly, they appear the same when initially purchased. “The test would usually be time as gold vermeil won’t wear as well as gold filled,” she says.

All in all, the two production styles give us more options to choose from when trying to elevate our ‘fits. Ahead, you’ll find our gold-filled jewellery picks that will give you the #StealthWealth aesthetic that TikTok is frothing over.

Huggies are an everyday earring, and the NAJO Dora Yellow Gold Huggie Earring ($99)are a great option for them. These huggies are plated sterling silver in yellow gold, with a rounded shape inspired by soft light.

sterling silver
14-carat yellow gold plate


Date: June, 2023

September 20, 2023 — Joanne Tory
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