What is 925 Sterling Silver ?
Pure silver is 100% fine silver, and is very soft. Easily reshaped and damaged, it is commonly combined with other metals to produce a more durable jewelry. The most popular silver jewelry is sterling silver, which consists of 92.5 % silver and 7.5 % copper.
What is Rhodium Plated?
Rhodium is a very expensive metal in the platinum precious metals group. Rhodium Plated is the best way to prevent tarnish and discolor. It looks more bright and shiny under most conditions. Rhodium plating can increase the beauty of Silver Jewelry and White Gold Jewelry . Many world famous brand jewelers also use Rhodium Plating for the precious metal like white gold.
What is Platinum Plated?
In fact, there are no Platinum Plated in the jewelry market. Some suppliers claim they use Platinum Plated for the silve, cheating customers who are not familiar with that. Platinum is more expensive than White Gold. Platinum is 95% pure (5% iridium, palladium, ruthenium, and other alloys). Only real Platinum Jewelry can use stamp PT950. It is illegal to use PT950 for other metal jewelry and can be reported to the police. Also, no jewelers will use Platinum Plated for any jewelry. You can check the most famous brand jewelers’ websites.