Jewelry Care and Cleaning
14K GOLD-FILLED-Solid 14k gold on the outer 20% of the metal. The gold is heat and pressure fused to the core material (usually brass), making it much thicker and stronger than a gold plating.
- Water and sweat resistant; second only to solid gold, providing a long life for your piece.
- Even the finer things need TLC over time - you can maintain your jewelry’s shine with a dry jewelry polishing cloth or with a soft toothbrush and warm water.
- Sensitive skin friendly.
-Thin coating of real 22k or 24k gold
- Do not wear your gold-plated jewelry in water.
- Avoid contact with lotions, perfumes and oils.
- After removing your jewelry, run a clean dry cloth over each piece to remove the day.
- All of our plated pieces are nickel and lead free.
14K SOLID GOLD
- Even something as strong as 14k solid gold deserves some loving. To maintain its beauty, scrub lightly with a soft toothbrush and warm water.
- Sterling is water and humidity sensitive.
- Avoid water when wearing your piece, because over time the sterling silver will oxidize. However, the oils in your skin help keep sterling silver from oxidizing faster. Oxidization can easily be removed with a jewelry polishing cloth!
- 4-5 layers of gold plating over solid sterling silver.
- Because of the sterling silver base, Vermeil is sensitive to water and oxidization.
- Before exercising or showering, remove your vermeil jewelry. Clean your piece by buffing gently with a dry cloth and store it in a jewelry box or bag.
- Our bronze is a high quality alloy of copper and tin. Our bronze has an anti-tarnish compound mixed into the metal alloy that will delay but not eliminate eventual oxidation. It can be polished back to looking brand new with jewelry polishing cloth.
- To keep gemstones clean and shiny use warm soapy water and a soft brush. Gemstones do not like chemicals or excessive temperature so please keep this in mind when cleansing.
- Make sure they are the last thing you put on before going out and the first thing you take off when you come home. Avoid direct contact with chemicals found in perfume or other cosmetics.
- Even diamonds have their kryptonite. They may be the hardest natural substance but can still suffer from chips & small fractures from sharp blows. Use warm soapy liquid and a toothbrush, rinsing the stone and setting afterwards to ensure there is no residue.
- When not wearing your jewelry, keep it in a jewelry box or plastic ziplock bag. This reduces the risk of scratching and prevents contact of environmental elements that can cause metals to tarnish or dull.