Huggie is referring to a style of earring that 'hugs' the ear lobe. Small various-shaped hoops that attach to the ears with a post that fits between two halves of the hoop.
Rhodium plating on silver protects it from scratching or tarnishing and increases its shine, lustre and durability. Rhodium plating is nickel free, making it hypoallergenic.
Our gold plating is 0.5 micron applied as a top layer to our silver jewelry.