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Gold VermeilUpdated a year ago

The word "vermeil" pronounced as "vermey" is derived from the French word "vermeil" which means "golden".

18k vermeil is a type of jewelry made by plating a base metal, typically sterling silver, with a thick layer of 18k gold. This results in a piece of jewelry that has the appearance of solid gold but at a much lower cost. The gold plating on vermeil jewelry is typically much thicker than that of gold-plated jewelry, and it can last for years with proper care.

18k vermeil is a great option for those who want the look of solid gold but at a more affordable price. It is also a good alternative for sensitive skin users who can't wear solid gold.

How to store

  • Keep it in a dry place: Moisture can cause gold plating to tarnish or even peel off. Avoid storing gold-plated jewelry in damp areas such as bathrooms.
  • Store it separately: Gold-plated jewelry can be scratched or damaged when stored with other jewelry pieces. To prevent this, store each piece separately in a soft cloth pouch or jewelry box. Here is a link for the Babeina jewelry box.
  • Avoid exposure to chemicals: Chemicals such as perfumes, lotions, and cleaning products can damage the gold plating. It is best to put on gold-plated jewelry after applying these products.

How to clean

  • Clean it regularly: Clean your gold-plated jewelry regularly with a soft cloth or a jewelry cleaner specifically made for gold plating.
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