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rolled gold

a metal, such as brass, coated with a thin layer of gold, usually of above 9 carat purity. It is used in inexpensive jewellery
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

rolled gold

[′rōld ′gōld]
(metallurgy)
A metal or alloy of low value covered by a layer of gold alloy where the proportion of gold alloy to total weight of the article may be less than 1:20 and fineness of the gold alloy may not be less than 10 karats.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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7/6/97 Southwell Rolled Gold excessive force, 5 days incorrect place
In the face of import unsettlement during the First World War, paired with inflation during the 1930s, Mr Wiseman asked his two sons to set up a factory in England which could manufacture rolled gold frames.
"Blimey, 'e's got some neck to go out like that, ain't 'e?," gasped George into the camera, which is a bit rich coming from for a man known to turn up to matches wearing a shiny sequined cape, more rolled gold than a jeweller's closing down sale while carrying a lit candelabra.
The Parker Oversize Duofold, a red laquer pen with black tipped top, rolled gold band and pocket clip and extra thick, 14-carat gold nib with 25-year guarantee retailed at 30 shillings (pounds 1.50).
So we made leather purses and handbags, silk duchesse sets, and brooches out of rolled gold.
Now smokers have been warned that the cut-price bags of Golden Virginia - famed for it's Rolled Gold marketing slogan - are more likely to end up as rolled mould.
He was then forced to open a safe allowing the thieves to make off with the rolled gold and jewellery in a white Ford Transit van.
Originally spectacles of only the highest quality were supplied and manufactured of tortoise-shell, solid gold and rolled gold as one would expect from a jeweller.
Flux Folding Chair, pounds 109, from www.allupandon.co.uk CUTE AND COLOURFUL Tastier and almost as delicious as rhubarb and custard at a garden party, these drop earrings from Mounir have a touch of class with oxidised sterling silver and 14ct rolled gold. Pink and yellow adds sparkle to a balmy summer evening, and brightens up a simple summer outfit.
According to my 1925catalogue, the Parker Oversize Duofold,a red lacquer pen with black tipped top, rolled gold band and pocket clip and extra thick,14 carat gold nib with 25-year guarantee, was yours for 30 shillings (pounds 1.50).
West Mercia Police said the rolled gold and a large amount of jewellery were stolen on Saturday after the businessman was held captive for more than 10 hours.
Everywhere else was decked out in red, white and blue - a soiled triumph for the dodgy Del Boys in naff shell-suits and rolled gold bangles who managed to corner the market in bootleg tickets.