Gold plated is usually a metal such as brass or nickel or any other type of metal covered with electroplated gold. Gold vermeil is sterling silver covered with electroplated gold and is higher in quality. It is also the best option for people who have allergic reactions to metal jewelry.
What is gold vermeil?
Gold vermeil is a type of gold jewelry made to last. It is a combination of a thick layer of gold over high-quality sterling silver. Which means your piece is made from precious metals only.
The base metal must contain 92.5% sterling silver
The purity of the gold must be at least 18 karats.
The thickness of the gold coating must be at least 3 microns.
Is vermeil hypoallergenic?
Yes, gold vermeil is hypoallergenic! As it is made up of only precious metals, most people will have no reaction or issues with this type of jewelry.
Will vermeil tarnish?
Our jewelry are carefully crafted with raw materials made to last. Over time, any kind of jewelry will naturally tarnish and look dull if not cared for properly. To make sure that your jewelry stays in prime condition it is important to handle it with care. We highly recommend you to follow our top tips.
How long does it take to make a custom jewelry?
Do you do engraving on jewelry?
It takes 3-4 weeks to make a custom jewelry after design is confirmed. The making of your precious piece will only begin after design is confirmed.
Yes, for that extra personal touch, we offer personalized engraving. It's available on most of our jewelry.
Can I see your jewelry in person?
We currently have one collection office in Bangkok. Please contact us to enquire or make an appointment. We are also experienced in working with customers remotely.
WHAT DOES BESPOKE MEAN?
Bespoke by KAERCHE JEWELRY is our made-to-order jewellery, custom-made especially for you. It's anything that has been specifically designed with the customer in mind and in direct collaboration with that customer.
CAN YOU SOURCE THE STONES FOR ME?
Yes, we are happy to help you source for stones. Normally, we will provide you with an image of the stone to approve. If you choose to source the stone yourself, we will ask for a copy of the certificate that should be included when you send us the stone.
CAN I RECYCLE OLD JEWELRY?
We always ask for an exact measurement of the ring early on. You can easily have a measurement made at your local goldsmiths, or measure your ring size at home
HOW DO I KNOW WHICH SIZE TO ORDER?
As soon as your order leaves our warehouse, our system automatically sends you a shipping confirmation email with your UPS tracking number. Click on the tracking number and you can access to-the-minute location information.
HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY ORDER HAS BEEN SHIPPED?
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GOLD VERMEIL AND GOLD PLATED?
Yes, we love to recycle! Whether it’s old precious metal from an inherited ring, or a specific stone, we will help you reconstruct or reuse your own material.