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Jewelers will gold-plate your entry-level Apple Watch
Jewelers will gold-plate your entry-level Apple Watch

A gold edition Apple Watch may be the status symbol of the moment. But with prices starting at $10,000, few can afford the timepiece flaunted by stars such as Beyonce. Now third-party jewelers are offering a solution: Apple Watch fans can purchase an entry-level version of the device and have it gold-plated for a fraction of the cost. That's what Watch Plate, a Los Angeles company, is promising. For $399, the jeweler will clad your Apple Watch in 24-karat gold in three business days. All you have to do is FedEx your device. They'll even give you a prepaid mailing slip. “We will ship it back to you looking like a million bucks (well, more like $10,000),” the...

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