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Jewelry Info & Care

Taking Care of Gold-Plated Jewelry

  • The best way to store your gold-plated jewelry is in a dry, clean and sealed container/bag. Like a Ziplock bag.
  • Always remove your gold-plated jewelry before swiming, household cleaning, or other activities that may cause you to encounter abraisive substances.
  • Avoid harsh chemicals such as chlorine, bleach, vinegar, contact with your gold-plated jewelry.
  • Do not clean your gold-plated jewelry with Sunshine Polishing Cloth, these are designed for sterling silver use.
  • Choose a non-abrasive jewelry cleaner commericial jewelry cleaner designed for Gold. Always remember to read commercial cleaning instructions carefully before using it.

What is 14k Gold-Filled?

  • Unlike vermeil (gold plated over sterling silver) or gold dip (gold plating over brass/steel), gold-filled is a thicker layer of 14K gold pressure-bonded over a small core of base metal usually brass.
  • 14k gold-filled is permanent and does not tarnish or wear off.
  • Gold-filled is higher quality product than gold dip pr vermeil jewelry.
  • Most people with metal allergies who can only wear gold usually does not have any problem with gold-filled jewelry.

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Sosie Designs Jewelry : Handcrafted in California

Since 2008, we at Sosie Designs Jewelry have been making handcrafted jewelry in sterling silver and gold-filled featuring Swarovski Crystals, CZ's, freshwater pearls and semi-precious gemstones in earrings, necklaces, bracelets and wire-wrapped rings. All our jewelry items are designed for adults. Actual prices may vary from printed prices if there are extreme fluctuations in silver prices.