Jewelry Material and Care
At Lait and Lune, all jewelry pieces are made with 18K Gold Vermeil or Rhodium Vermeil, a technique of high-quality gold plating onto 925 sterling silver originally developed in France. Vermeil jewelry plating is usually 5 times thicker than regular plating. All our pieces are carefully fabricated to ensure long lasting wear and luster.
18K Gold Vermeil
18K (or 18ct) Gold Vermeil is a higher-quality form of real gold plating in which a thick layer of 2.5 micron is coated upon genuine 925 sterling silver. 18K Gold Vermeil jewelry is hypoallergenic and highly durable, allowing for daily wear and tear.
Rhodium is one of the costliest and extremely rare metals. It is silvery-white, hard, and corrosion-resistant. As it reflects up to 80 percent of light, Rhodium Vermeil is used to give jewelry its shine and luster. It is hypoallergenic and highly durable, crafted in the process to endure corrosion and sustain through daily wear.
Please treat and wear your 18K gold jewelry with care. Store jewelry separately in an airtight bag or container and remove before going to sleep. Contact with moisture will dull its shine, please avoid contact with water, alcohol, lotions, perfumes, hairspray or any liquid. Protect jewelry from sharp blows, extreme temperatures, sunlight and rough or hard surfaces. To keep your piece looking its best, gently clean with a damp soft cotton cloth after every wear. Please do not use jewelry cleaner or polishing cloths or pads on plated pieces.