Sterling Silver Rhodium-plated Amethyst Earrings

Sterling Silver Rhodium-plated Amethyst Earrings

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Sterling Silver Rhodium-plated Amethyst Earrings.

Q. What is "rhodium" and what does it have to do with white gold jewelry?

A. Rhodium is a very precious metal that can cost ten times as much as gold or more! Although Rhodium is generally not considered a feasible material to make jewelry from, because it is stressed & brittle, and very difficult to "work" properly for jewelry making, and its price is terribly volatile, Rhodium is fabulous as a plating for jewelry because it is glitteringly, dazzlingly, white and mirror-like. It's like chrome, but much whiter, and one of the most reflective of metals.

  • Stones: Amethyst
  • Main Stone Weight: 0.90 ct. x (2)
  • Stone Size: 6mm x 6mm Cushion
  • Main Stone Treatment: Heating
  • Width of Item: 7mm
  • Metal: Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver
  • Metal Purity: 925