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Q.
What is vermeil?
- Charlotte, WV
A.
"Vermeil" is sterling silver, heavily electroplated with 10Kt fineness, or more, of yellow gold. "Vermeil" products carried by Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® are usually in the 18Kt to 22Kt range of fineness. The thickness of the gold electroplate must be a minimum of 2-1/2 microns of fine gold.

Refer to ''Beader's Guide to Jewelry Metals'' for in-depth information about the metals used in jewelry.

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