About Gold Plating
Gold plating is a thin layer of gold that is electroplated onto a base metal. The thickness of the gold layer can vary, with thicker layers generally being more durable and less likely to fade. The quality of the plating can also affect its longevity, with higher quality plating being more resistant to fading or tarnishing.
Gold plating can fade or tarnish over time, depending on several factors such as the quality of the plating, the thickness of the gold layer, and the amount of wear and tear the item is subjected to.
The amount of wear and tear the item is subjected to can also affect the lifespan of the gold plating. Items that are frequently worn or exposed to harsh conditions, such as sweat, water, or chemicals, may experience faster fading or tarnishing of the gold plating.
To extend the lifespan of gold-plated items, it is important to handle them carefully and avoid exposing them to harsh conditions. It may also be necessary to have the items re-plated periodically to maintain their appearance.
At AlteJewellers, we have a traditionally workshop base in Singapore. At our workshop, we can plate Yellow, White, Rose and Black Gold (which is not common) Please write to us if you have any requirement or queries below.