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7 Rip-Offs to Avoid on Cruise Ships

by 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

Fran Golden is a Cleveland-based contributor to ShermansCruise who also writes for USA Today.

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