PLATED JEWELRY & MIXED METALS
GENERAL INFO: PLATED & MIXED METAL ALLOYS
Plated items consist of a base metal (such as copper or brass) plated in a layer of silver, gold, gunmetal or rose gold. Mixed metal alloys may have no plating or finish.
Remove your item before contact with water, cosmetics, cleaning products, or any other chemicals and substances; these can wear at the delicate plating.
If you suffer from particularly sensitive skin, apply a thin coat of clear nail varnish to the inside of the band to minimise skin contact - this not only reduces allergic reactions, but also lengthens the life of the jewel as it is not reacting with the delicate pH of your skin. You may need to apply a new coating every now and again to maintain the barrier.
Gently buff with a clean and dry microfibre cloth. Don't be too rough!
Store in an airtight container. Sealable bags or zip lock pouches are an excellent, inexpensive option; if you would like us to include one in your order just add a note at checkout!
Gift boxes are perfect for presenting but not suitable for long term storage as they aren't airtight.