NO! Silver will always stay the same color. Silver does have a tendency to tarnish with time but your Skin will never turn green with silver.
Always keep your silver away from Sunlight or Florescent lights for long periods of time. Keep your jewelry in a jewelry box or jewelry bag. Use Polishing gloves to wipe away natural oils, for a vibrate shine. NEVER use at home jewelry cleaners, these products never really help the silver but can tarnish it faster.
It’s all about personal preference. Gold Holds more value and can be a great investment, but silver is also a precious medal that is valuable. There are times when gold is a better investment and there are times when silver is a better investment. DO your Research! As far as cosmetic, it’s all about what preference.
While gold and Platinum are the same price per gram, Platinum is more dense so more is required to make jewelry. Platinum is 95% pure, while Gold is 58%-75% Pure.
No. Sterling silver is stamped with .925 because of its 92.5% purity. Typically the raining 7.5% is copper.
24K is the purest form of Gold. Unfortunately, while the color is vibrate, 24K is too soft for jewelry. 18k is typically 75% Pure Gold. This is the perfect balance between strength and purity. 14K is 58.3% pure gold (The most popular choice for Jewelry in the USA). 10K is 41.7% pure gold. This is a lower pure percentage but more durable and prone to bending.
Moissanite has similar properties as a diamond. The sparkle of a Moissanite has an even higher refractive index compared to a diamond, which makes it a lot more Brilliant. But it does have more of a rainbow sparkles whereas diamond has both white and rainbow. The cost is a drastic figure, where a diamond can range from $5000- $6000 per Carat (CT) and a Moissanite is $600 per Carat.
Gold plating is a method of depositing a thin layer of gold onto the surface of another metal, most often copper or silver (to make silver-gilt), by chemical or electrochemical plating.
Typically 12 months when plated in factory.
In store Plating lasts a few months with proper care.
Remove your jewelry before you swim in chlorine or salt water.
Remove your jewelry before participating in activities that will cause you to sweat a lot.
Wait to put on your jewelry until after you have applied lotion, makeup or perfume.
Remove jewelry if you will be bringing it into contact with something hard. (For example, take off your ring before lifting weights).
Store your plated jewelry where it won’t rub against other hard substances (a soft bag—one per piece of jewelry—is ideal).
When resizing a ring, what happens to the left over metal?
If we are downsizing we always return any left over metal back to you. If we are upsizing, we would add to the ring, which is an extra cost (Labor + Material)
Yes. Typically it can take between 5-10 mins in store. We do not offer repairs online at this moment.
Your complete trust is our greatest honor. We pride ourself in honest work. We will provide documentation with exact detail of jewelry pieces left in our care. We take measurements, count gems, check quality gold, received customer information and provide a yellow receipt.