14K Solid Gold Care GuideUpdated a year ago
How to ensure your 14k gold jewelry lasts forever
Your jewelry is designed to withstand the normal rigors of modern life, but keep in mind that they are still made from precious metals and delicate stones, so a bit of TLC wouldn’t go astray. While our lightweight 14k hollow solid gold can be worn all day, everyday, try to minimize exposure to cleaning agents, beauty products, water and chemicals.
How to clean 14k gold jewelry
Mix a few drops of detergent-free soap with warm water. One piece at a time, soak your jewelry and the use a very soft brush to lightly clean each piece. Rinse with care (and don’t drop it down the drain – learn from our experience)! Finally, lightly dry the jewelry with a lint-free cloth or paper towel.
How to store 14k gold jewelry
Always store your 14k in a dry area, like your Aurate travel pouch, to prevent exposure to the elements. Don’t keep it stored for too long though – it was made to be worn!
Why is my jewelry leaving black marks?
If your solid gold jewelry is leaving black marks, it is most often the result of discoloration caused by a reaction between your skin and the alloys (a mix of metals – what all 14k and 18k gold is composed of), especially when the jewelry touches areas that perspire. Since it’s a natural part of the process, it can’t be avoided and severity may vary from person to person. No worries, you may just need a different gold mixture – we recommend you return it, or try 18k solid gold which has a higher percentage of gold in its mix. Well, aren’t you fancy!