JEWELRY CARE

  1. 1.  How do I clean tarnished jewelry?

    A polishing cloth is the most effective polishing tool for removing tarnish. 

    We hardly ever recommend liquid or paste polish, as many of these products are harsh and will eventually strip away silver, pitting the surface.
  2. 2.  How to keep jewelry from fading?

    Avoid exposing to intense lighting or cleaning with soap, shampoo, perfume, detergents, or cleaning solutions.
  3. 3.  What is gold plating?

    Gold plating is a process where a thin layer of gold is bonded onto a base metal.Our gold plating ranges in thickness between 0.5-1 microns. It’s sufficient even for jewelry pieces that are exposed to rough wear, like rings and bracelets.
  4. 4.  What is the difference between 14K , 18K , 24K gold?

    K=Karat is the unit used to measure the purity of gold. 

    Pure gold is 24K, or 100% gold 
    18K contains 75% gold
    14K contains 58.5% gold

    The reason alloys get added to gold is to make them strong. 24K is very soft, making it not very ideal for every day wear. Thus, most jewellers opt to work in 14K and 18K which are both very strong.
  5. 5.  What is sterling silver?

    Sterling silver contains 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% copper. It is soft and will always tarnish. Thus, our jewelries are plated with gold or rhodium to increase their hardness and durability.
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A silver jewelry is covered completely in 18K gold.The gold layer will naturally tarnish and fade with time. However, there are many ways to make it last longer.

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A brass jewelry is covered completely in  18K gold which is stronger than sterling silver and less likely to bend, though it will tarnish over time. However, there are many ways to keep it from tarnishing

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A silver jewelry is coated completely in Rhodium which increase its durability. Rhodium is a rare element and a member of the platinum group of metals . It is highly tarnish resistant.

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A brass jewelry is covered completely in rhodium which offers a shiny, mirror-like finish.Rhodium can also increase the durability of the metal and is less likely to react to your skin.