At Twenty Compass, we use quality materials to offer you durables yet affordable pieces. With good care, you'll be able to wear your favorite pieces everyday and keep them looking brand new during many years ♡
10 and 14 karats Solid Gold
Stainless Steel is one of our favorite materials! We love that it's hypoallergenic, waterproof and affordable.
It's also a very strong and resistant metal, which is perfect for everyday pieces designed to last a lifetime.
This metal is also known as Inoxydable Steel.
Care : Stainless Steel doesn't need any particular care. It won't tarnish even if it's in contact with water, salt, chlorine, cleaning products, perfume and lotions, and it will never lose its shine. Therefore, you'll never need to clean it. It's pretty awesome, isn't it?
We love to use it for : Bracelets and Necklaces.
Shop Stainless Steel HERE
Sterling silver, also known as 925 silver, is made of 92.5% silver and 7.5 copper. Our sterling silver pieces are covered with Rhodium, a very rare and expensive metal from the Platinum group. This kind of plating protects the silver from outside elements that might accelerate its oxydation. It also gives the jewelry that extra shiny finish we love!
Care : Sterling Silver is waterproof because even if it tarnish a little with time, it will always come back to its orignal shine after being cleaned. Therefore, you can totally wear your sterling silver jewelry in the water. However, we recommend you take it off before swimming in a pool or going to the spa, as chlorine is an extremely harsh product that will accelerate their oxydation. In these cases, you'll probably need to clean your pieces afterwards.
For optimal conservation, we recommend that you wear your pieces often as the skin's oils help prevent tarnishing and to store them in an hermetic bag or your Twenty Compass pouch when you take them off.
Cleaning : Use your Twenty Compass cleaning cloth (we give one with every sterling silver order!) to add shine. If your jewelry needs a little more love, clean with your favorite silver cleaning product or make your own mixture using baking soda and water.
We love to use it for : Rings, Earrings and Brecelets
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Vermeil (Gold Plated Sterling Silver)
Not to be confused with simple Gold Plated Sterling Silver jewelry, Vermeil is a way more thick and durable plating. Our Vermeil pieces are made of Sterling Silver covered by a thick 18 karats Gold layer. We use 2 microns of Gold, while it takes 1.5 microns of Gold to get a piece considered as vermeil. With good care, your Vermeil jewelry will stay beautiful and shiny during many years!
Care : It's important that you take off your vermeil pieces before showering, swimming, using cleaning products or applying perfume, lotion and hand sanitizer. If you repetitively expose your jewelry to sweat, water or chemical products, the vermeil might lose its shine.
Oops! You forgot to take off your vermeil rings before showering today? Don't panic, some occasional expositions won't ruin your jewelry. Just keep taking good care of your pieces on a regular basis.
For an optimal conservation, we recommend you gently buff your pieces with a dry cloth and store them in your Twenty Compass organic coton bag.
We love to use it for : Rings, Earrings, Bracelets and Necklaces
Shop Vermeil HERE
Gold Plated Stainless Steel
Gold Plated Stainless Steel is an excellent affordable option to Vermeil. As opposed to gold colored alloys you might find in fast fashion stores, gold plated stainless steel jewelry will never turn green/blue or red as the only materials used are Stainless Steel and Gold.
Care : It's important that you take off your gold plated pieces before showering, swimming, using cleaning products or applying perfume and lotion. If you repetitively expose your jewelry to sweat, water or chemical products, the plating might lose its shine.
Oops! You forgot to take off your necklace before showering today? Don't panic, some occasional expositions won't ruin your jewelry. Just keep taking good care of your pieces on a regular basis.
For optimal conservation, we recommend that you keep your jewelry in your Twenty Compass organic coton pouch when you take them off.
We love to use it for : Bracelets and Necklaces
Shop Gold Plated Stainless Steel HERE
*The Twenty Compass pendent on our bracelet and necklaces is made of Brass covered by a thick Sterling Silver / 18 karats Gold layer.