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Jewelry Care

Here are some tips on how to care for your new jewels to help them stay shiny and bright for a long, happy life!

Buying gold plated jewelry is a great option when you’re looking for an accessory or a gift that doesn’t break your bank. Gold plating is a process where a thin layer of gold is placed on to coat the surface of another metal. To decrease the chances of wearing out, here are easy ways of keeping the luster of your gold plated jewelry. As it is a thin layer of gold, it is important to treat your jewelry with a little extra care to keep it looking good as time goes and to maximize its lifespan

A white jewelry box that contains a gold necklace and a gold butterfly ring

Jewelry Care Tips


Always put your jewelry on last, especially after you have finished applying your make-up, lotions, hairspray, perfume, etc.


When undressing, remove jewelry items first, this will help ensure that necklaces, bracelets, and earrings don't get caught on your clothes and get damaged.


Remove your jewelry before getting in the shower and washing your hands.


Don't wear jewelry in the pool, chlorine and salt water. It can damage your jewelry.

A closeup view of four gold butterfly rings sitting on a white surface
A close-up view of a woman wearing a floral button up shirt and is wearing a gold heart necklace


Rose Garden’s gold plated jewelry, is made of durable sterling silver coated with a generous layer of 18K gold. All materials used in our products at Rose Garden Jewelry pieces are carefully selected to ensure the best quality available. Jewelry, by nature, is delicate and needs to be cared for appropriately. Rose Garden jewelry sells sterling silver or brass with 18k Gold plating or Gold Vermeil.

Sterling silver
925 Sterling Silver comprises 92.5% Pure Silver and 7.5% of different metals that add strength to the delicate base material. The remaining 7.5% of metal in 925 sterling silver consists mostly of copper. Sterling Silver and copper are hypoallergenic metals - in other words, it doesn’t cause allergies or reactions.


Gold vermeil
How do you pronounce that?  Gold ver - may.

Gold vermeil is pure sterling silver metal with a thick layer of gold coating. It is a layering of 2.5 microns thick of gold plating over 925 Silver instead of just 14k Gold plating. Vermeil jewelry is ideal for the average consumer as it allows them to buy fashionable, high-quality pieces at an affordable price.

You may find the composition for individual jewelry pieces within the product information section of the product page.

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