We only use natural semi-precious gemstones, ethically sourced from around the world. We only use ethically sourced and conflict-free natural, mineral gemstones, highly valued for their beauty, longevity and rarity.
Each stone is unique and handpicked for its qualities and beauty. Because of their organic state, the stones may vary slightly from the photos on our site.
Gold-vermeil is a combination of very thick layer of solid gold over high-quality sterling silver. Industry regulated gold plating thickness of gold-vermeil is no less than 2 microns, where most gold-plated jewelry are only plated with 1 micron thick layer of gold or less. This way, your pieces will keep its beautiful gold color over many uses. All of our 18k gold vermeil pieces are stamped with “925” due to their sterling silver core.
925 Sterling Silver is an alloy made of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% copper. We plate our silver jewelry in rhodium, which gives it extra shine and durability. Rhodium is one of the costliest precious metals due to its rarity. All of our sterling silver pieces are stamped with “925”.
Solid gold is a precious metal that will not oxidize or discolor. We use 9K, 14K and 18K alloy by request for made-to-order custom pieces. To ensure a positive impact on both the environment and local communities, 40% of our solid gold pieces are made with recycled gold and 60% with responsibly mined gold. All of our gold pieces are stamped with “9K”, “14K” or “18K”.
Still afraid that your jewelry piece will finally rub off of its color? We offer a life-time free coating and polishing service for your Pocket Songbird pieces. Contact us for more info at email@example.com.
CARE AND CLEANING
Our jewelry can last beautifully for many many years, but, can and will are different things. The fact is, there are a variety of things that can affect your jewelry that may have massive effect on its longevity. The wrong chemicals, when left on the surface of your pieces can cause the gold to darken more quickly than it should.
After each wear, gently remove makeup and oils from your skin by wiping your jewelry with a soft cloth, like flannel or lens cloth. If you know you've been sweaty that day or the piece might have product on it (especially sunscreen!), it would be great to give it a quick rinse in lukewarm water and dry it with a soft cloth. Also, taking your jewelry off to sleep will do a great deal to help it last longer.
The best way to store your jewelry is in an airtight container (such as a little ziplock bag). Always store your jewelry in a clean condition and in a low humidity environment as much as possible.
Still not sure how to care for your jewelry?