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925 Sterling SilverUpdated 9 months ago

Because you were made to shine. Our products are designed with sterling silver: a high quality metal, safe for sensitive skin. Other materials include gemstones and crystals. 

What does 925 sterling silver mean? 

925 sterling silver is the primary metal used in our designs. It can often be identified with the .925 stamp, as found on the caps of Sparkle studs. 925 sterling silver means that the metal is 92.5% silver. The remaining composition includes other metals that add features such as durability and lustre. 

Using 925 sterling silver as our base metal allows us to balance beauty, quality, and affordability in our designs. 

Are your pieces hypoallergenic? 

925 sterling silver does not mean the metal is 100% hypoallergenic, but sterling silver is safe for most sensitivities. All of our earrings are also guaranteed to be nickel free, which is the most common irritant for sensitive ears. If you have any issues, please feel free to reach out to us!

Is it normal for my skin to discolour when wearing sterling silver? 

Sometimes, skin PH reacts with a metal and results in mild, temporary skin discolouration. Skin PH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline your skin is. This does not compromise the integrity of the metal. 

Is it normal for my earring posts to bend? 

Yes! Sterling silver is a soft metal. Bending is normal, not an indicator of poor quality, and can be corrected by gently bending the post back into place with your fingers. Our client ambassadors are happy to assist if you wish to bring earrings in-store for assessment, or if a distanced approach is needed, we would be happy to help online as well!

How do I prevent tarnishing, or colour fading? 

Tarnishing is a natural occurrence for sterling silver pieces and can be cleaned. Jewelry cleaners and soft polishing cloths are recommended to keep your pieces looking shiny and new.  

To prevent tarnishing, follow our recommendations for care and storage by avoiding exposure to liquids and keeping your pieces in an airtight storage space. If you are concerned about a piece, feel free to bring it in-store for a second opinion or reach out to us online. We are always happy to help! 

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