7 Rip-Offs to Avoid on Cruise Shipsby Fran Golden | May 13, 2016
1. Gold and Silver Jewelry
What’s hyped as 14k or 18k is often just gold-plated — a small amount of gold layered onto a lot of metal. The same goes for the “silver” cut-to-order in bracelets, necklaces, and anklets. Chances are after a few wears your skin will change color.
Fran Golden is a Cleveland-based contributor to ShermansCruise who also writes for USA Today.