You just ordered your dream piece of jewelry at Primestyle.com. Congratulations! The quality craftsmanship of every piece we sell means that your diamonds are truly the purchase of a lifetime.
We know you can’t wait to show off your new bling as much as you can. When you do though, wear and tear is inevitable even on the most expertly crafted jewelry in the world like yours.
But don’t worry, because Primestyle.com has got your back. Our commitment to our customers means we want to go that extra mile to make sure the sparkle on your diamond jewelry never fades from the brilliance that captured your imagination the first time you took it out of the box.
So, to make sure your jewelry goes on shining forever we have provided some invaluable tips here on how to care for one of the most common techniques of jewelers – Rhodium Plated Gold. This type of material, known as “White Metal” is an increasingly popular choice for wedding and engagement rings.
Use the information below help ensure that your jewelry looks like new every time that you put it on.
What is Rhodium Plated Gold?
Rhodium Plated Gold is used to imitate platinum plated gold. The use of Rhodium allows a jeweler to create the polished, white finish of platinum plated gold while retaining the strength of white gold – and to do it for a fraction of the cost.
How Long Can I Expect the Finish on my Rhodium Plated Gold Jewelry to Last?
Although every piece of jewelery is unique, in general the Rhodium plating on a brand new ring should last anywhere from five months to a year before signs of use will become noticeable.
What is the Cleaning Process for Rhodium Plated Gold Jewelery Like?
The replacement of worn or damaged Rhodium Plating on Gold Jewelery is an incredible process in its own right. The thickness of Rhodium plating is no more than a few microns, meaning that the maintenance of your ring will actually take place on a microscopic level! This makes the process extremely delicate, requiring caution and expertise to ensure it is done without hurting the Gold underneath the plating.
How much will it cost to have my Rhodium Plated Gold Jewelry Cleaned?
Although Rhodium can be as expensive as $6,000 per ounce, don’t worry! It will only cost you about $50 to have a Rhodium plated piece of jewelry cleaned and polished.
Now that you have these tips, you can make sure that the elegant, stylish look of your Primestyle.com diamond jewelry will sincerely be “timeless”.