Gold Filled jewelry is made from solid gold. Gold filled jewelry is extremely long lasting, If taken care of, it will last you a life time. Gold Filled jewelry wears, looks and lasts like solid gold because its outer surface is solid gold. Gold Filled jewelry is considered a lifetime purchase and should be treated just like solid gold. Gold Filled is the next step down in quality to solid gold, and a wonderful step down in price. Do not mistake gold Filled Jewelry for plated jewelry as there is no comparison.