HOW TO CHECK IF A GOLD IS FAKE

HOW TO CHECK IF A GOLD IS FAKE

How to check if a gold is fake

Spot a fake gold using the following tips:

1. Acid test = make a small scratch on your gold jewelry and drop a small amount of liquid nitric acid onto the spot. If nothing happens, then the gold is real.
Otherwise, it will turn green.

2. Magnet test = this one is easy, and the safest way to identify genuine gold without scratching it. Find a stronger than average magnet. Try to pick the jewelry with it. If nothing happens, then you have real gold.

3. Floating test = fill a cup with water and then drop your gold into it. If it sinks, rest assured your gold is genuine.

4. Skin test = your skin should not react with real gold. But if you noticed black and green discolouration, unfortunately, you have fake gold.
However, the best way to spot a fake gold is to take it into a certified jeweller for inspection.

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