The Art of Caring for Your Gold-Plated Jewelry


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Welcome to the ultimate guide to gold-plated jewelry care. With a commitment to quality and craftsmanship, we at Agapé Studio create beautiful, high-quality gold-plated jewelry that's hypoallergenic and comes with a two-year warranty.

But, how do you ensure that your gold-plated jewelry keeps its luster for years to come? Let's dive in.

What is Gold-Plated Jewelry?

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Gold-plated jewelry is a cost-effective alternative to solid gold. At Agapé Studio, our process involves coating a base metal, such as brass, with a 3-micron layer of gold. But, what makes it so special? 

Firstly, we use 3 microns of gold which is more than the standard others use. But let's dive into the other benefits of gold-plated jewelry

Benefits of Gold-Plated Jewelry

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Gold-plated jewelry offers the beauty and elegance of solid gold but at a fraction of the cost. It's durable, versatile, and comes in various designs. Agapé Studio takes it a notch higher by using eco-friendly gold, contributing to green shipping worldwide.

Will a Gold Plated Necklace Rust?

You might wonder, "Will a gold-plated necklace rust?" Thankfully, gold-plated jewelry does not rust. However, it can tarnish over time if not properly cared for, which brings us to the crucial part of maintaining your jewelry's beauty.

Will a Gold-Plated Ring Turn My Fingers Green?

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Another common concern is whether a gold-plated necklace will turn your neck green or will a gold-plated ring turn your fingers green.

The good news is that our gold-plated jewelry at Agapé Studio is hypoallergenic and made with a brass base and a thick 3-micron gold layer. The thick layer of gold reduces the likelihood of skin discoloration. 

Will Gold Plated Jewelry Tarnish?

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Yes, without proper care, gold-plated jewelry can tarnish. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with the best practices to prevent this.

The Dos and Don'ts of Taking Care of Your Gold-Plated Jewelry

When it comes to how to take care of your gold-plated jewelry, certain practices can extend its lifespan.

How to Clean Gold-Plated Jewelry?

Regular cleaning can help maintain the shine of your favorite gold-plated necklace. Use a soft cloth and warm water with a little dish soap. Gently wipe the necklace and then dry it thoroughly. Remember, moisture is the enemy!


  • Regularly clean your jewelry following the steps provided.
  • Store your jewelry in a dry, cool place.
  • Put your jewelry on last when getting dressed to avoid contact with cosmetics and perfumes.


  • Don’t wear your jewelry while swimming or showering.
  • Avoid harsh chemicals and cleaning solutions.
  • Don't sleep with your jewelry on to prevent accidental damage.

Discover more ways on how to clean your gold-plated jewelry here

Why Choose Agapé Studio for Gold-Plated Jewelry?

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Agapé Studio stands out for its commitment to quality and eco-friendly practices. Our hypoallergenic gold-plated jewelry ensures that you enjoy the glamour of gold without worrying about skin reactions or environmental harm. Besides, our two-year warranty and global green shipping make us a reliable choice for jewelry lovers.

Shimmering Goodbye: The Golden Rules Revisited

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Taking care of gold-plated jewelry requires a bit of effort, but the results are worth it. By following the dos and don'ts outlined in this guide, your beautiful pieces from Agapé Studio will maintain their shine for years to come.

Gold-plated jewelry not only offers an affordable alternative to solid gold but also allows you to enjoy a diverse range of styles without breaking the bank. Isn't it time you added a piece of gold-plated jewelry to your collection?

Unknotting the Glittery Queries: Your Gold-Plated Jewelry FAQs Unveiled

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How often should I clean my gold-plated jewelry?

Regular cleaning is recommended. However, it's best to clean it whenever it has been exposed to skin products, sweat, or dirt.

Can I wear my gold-plated necklace during exercise?

It's advisable to remove your jewelry during physical activities to prevent damage and exposure to sweat, which can quicken tarnishing.

What is the best way to store my gold-plated jewelry?

Store your jewelry in a cool, dry place. A jewelry box with a soft lining is ideal.

Will gold-plated jewelry turn my skin green?

High-quality gold-plated jewelry, like that from Agapé Studio, is hypoallergenic and less likely to cause any skin discoloration.

What's the difference between solid gold and gold-plated jewelry?

Solid gold is pure gold throughout the entire piece, while gold-plated jewelry has a base metal coated with a layer of gold.