WHAT IS GOLD PVD COATING?
WHAT IS GOLD PLATED JEWELLERY?
WHAT IS GOLD FILLED JEWELLERY?
Gold-filled jewellery is crafted by using a solid layer of gold that is bonded to a base of another metal, such as sterling silver, copper or brass. While typically less expensive than solid gold jewellery, it is actually more durable, and manages to retain it's style and lustre even after years if wear.
WHAT IS GOLD VERMEIL JEWELLERY?
Not to be confused with traditional gold plating, vermeil (pronounced ver-may) is a thick layer of 18k solid gold on sterling silver, as opposed to brass. It mimics the look of genuine gold, with a higher quality than fashion jewellery.
WHAT IS RHODIUM-PLATED JEWELLERY?
Rhodium is the whitest and most precious metal used for jewellery and is often mistaken for silver. Similar to gold-plated, rhodium-plated jewellery is made from a base metal like brass, nickel, copper or sterling silver, then coated in a thin layer of rhodium for extra strength and shrine. Rhodium plating does not scratch, dent, tarnish or corrode and is said to be non-toxic and overall a safer choice for sensitive skin.
WHAT IS 925 STERLING SILVER JEWELLERY?
925 Sterling silver is a lightweight metal made of 92.5% pure silver. It’s highly durable and designed for everyday wear and sensitive skin.