"Gold Filled": a thick layer of solid gold which is bonded to a base metal. Gold filled jewelry will never tarnish and lasts a lifetime! It looks and wears just like solid gold, without the expensive price tag. Basic cleaning with a polishing cloth or polishing cream will shine it up like new, every time.
"Sterling Silver": 92.5% pure silver, 7.5% other materials- typically copper. Pure silver is very soft, so the addition of a copper alloy is necessary to add strength and durability to your jewelry. Sterling silver jewelry lasts forever and can be cleaned easily with a polishing cloth or jewelry polishing cream.
"Gold Plated/ Silver Plated": a very thin layer of gold or silver, also bonded to a base metal. It will most likely tarnish eventually, but can be kept in good condition for much longer with extra care. Minimize exposure to chemicals (hairspray, lotions, perfume), sweat and water, and store gold plated jewelry in a closed container when not wearing (like a ziploc baggie or jewelry box), and your plated jewelry will be less likely to tarnish.
Every item purchased arrives in a lovely little gift box. 😘
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❤️ xoxo, Amy
*We at Buddha Blossom Jewels believe in the power of intention and harnessing specific energies with the assistance of crystals and gemstones, but we are not able to guarantee that wearing our jewelry will treat, cure or solve any type of problem or health issue.