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.
A type of mollusk known for producing quality freshwater pearls is inserted with grafts to encourage its formation. This method results in pearls entirely composed of nacre. To prevent freshwater pearls from being scratched, it is advisable to store them in individual pouches and away from other jewels.