Our jewellery come in all shapes and forms, the materials they are made from are no different. Good understanding of what each piece of jewellery is made of will help you make better buying decision. To learn more about how to care for your jewellery, please refer to our Care Tip.
Silver is very soft so it is often mixed with other materials to increase its strength. The major components of most of our jewellery is 925. 925 is the percentage (92.5%) of pure silver used in an alloy that used other materials such as copper, zinc or platinum.
Gold /Rose Gold Filled
Gold filled is a term used to describe gold bonded to a layer of silver or copper or other base metal that looks and feels like solid gold yet is comprised of at least 1/20 parts gold bonded to the other alloy. Gold filled jewellery is very durable and is many times more durable than gold plated jewellery.
Gold / Rose Gold Plated
Gold plating is a method of depositing a layer of Gold ( usually 2 Macron of 18 ct Gold) onto the surface of another metal, most often Sterling Silver (Vermeil) by chemical or electrochemical plating.
Base metal is a metal that is not a precious metal such a silver or gold-usually steel, brass, copper, aluminium.
Cubic zirconia are created by treating minerals under extremely high temperatures. Cubic zirconia have a very similar structure to natural diamonds. Different color cubic zirconia can be created.
Freshwater pearls are formed by inserting a plastic or shell nucleus inside a mollusk. The mollusk secretes a solution which forms around the nucleus and develops into a pearl.
Turquoise is a blue/green opaque stone copper contributes to its blue colour and iron for its green colour.
Agate is a stone that comes in a range of colors, natural and dyed.