Metal Is

METAL IS

 

 

PEWTER – is available in both natural form or lead-free

 

 

PLATED – industry standards of .15  to .25 mils plated thickness of gold, silver over  bass metal

 

 

ELECTROPLATED –  gold, silver or  nickel washed over brass or steel.  Thickness not standardized

 

 

GOLD –FILLED – layers of gold rolled with brass to thickness.  Maintain quality for extended period and is wearable by most. 12 to 14 Kt is average

 

 

STERLING SILVER – 92.5% pure silver, other metal alloy my bee nickel or copper

 

 

FINE SILVER – 99.9% pure silver, used mostly for findings

 

 

 

NIOBLUM – made of hypo-allergenic metal. Natural grey color but available in six colors

 

 

KARAT – (KT) amount of fine gold

 

 

VERMEIL – components made of sterling silver, electroplated with 18kt or 22kt yellow gold

 

 

NICKEL – components made mostly of nickel

 


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