Jewelry Basics

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There’s more to a metal than its color. That’s why choosing between rhodium plated, sterling silver, or white gold is no small matter. They’re all silver in color, but the difference lies in durability, luster, and cost. Whether you prefer rhodium plated or sterling silver jewelry is based on preference. But luckily, you're not forced to choose. Rhodium plated and sterling silver jewelry work best together. Sterling silver does contain nickel and copper and will tarnish and turn your finger green over time. But when coated in a layer of rhodium, silver becomes a better metal. Rhodium protects your skin from the small amount of nickel silver and removes the risk of tarnishing.
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