Gold & Rose Gold Vermeil
Vermeil (pronounced ver-may) is a legally regulated term injewelry quality which is made with genuine .925 sterling silver base metal thathas been expertly plated with a thick layer of gold or rose gold. For a pieceto be considered vermeil, it must meet the following requirements:
Have solid sterling silver as the base material
Have a gold plating that is at least 10 karats. We plate ourpieces with 14K and 18K gold
Have gold plating that is at least 1 microns thick. We plateour vermeil jewelry in 2 microns of gold
To put it simply, vermeil jewelry is made with preciousmetals all the way through and the heavy plating gives the jewelry a lastingfinish. Since both sterling silver and gold are hypoallergenic, vermeil jewelryis safe against the skin and will not cause discoloration or allergic reactions.
The durability of your vermeil jewelry largely depends on itscare and maintenance. When not wearing your gold vermeil jewelry, we recommendstoring them in an airtight container away from moisture and oxygen. To preventtarnishing, gently wipe your jewelry after each wear to remove any traces ofbody oil and cosmetic products. For more care tips, please see our detailed Jewelry Care page.