This sweet butterfly pendant is gold plated and comes with an 18" chain.
Plated pieces are composed of a layer of gold, silver or rose gold bonded over brass. it is normal for plating to fade over time. How fast the plating fades depends on many different factors such as; your skin's acidity, how often you wear the piece and the activites you do while wearing the piece.
14k Gold filled is jewelry that is made by bonding a thick layer of solid gold to another metal. It's the next best thing to solid gold, making it super durable and long lasting.