Sterling Silver Water Wave Chain
Rhodium plated Sterling Silver Heart Pendant with cubic zirconia main stone as well as smaller accent stones. Pendant measures 20 x 14mm.
Available with either a 20 inch, 1.5mm Rhodium-plated, Sterling Silver Babysbreath chain or an 18 inch, 1.3mm Rhodium-plated Sterling Silver Water Wave Chain.
Rhodium plated silver is sterling silver coated in rhodium to make it whiter and brighter. Silver is a softer metal, so rhodium protects it from scratches or wear. Solid silver is too soft to be fashioned into jewelry, so it contains 92.5% silver and 7.5% of other metals like copper, nickel, or a combination of the two. The traces of copper and nickel in sterling silver cause tarnishing. Adding rhodium plating prevents this from happening.