How to Clean Jewelry — Rhoduim

How to Clean Your Rhodium-Coated and Plated Jewelry

How to Clean Your Rhodium-Coated and Plated Jewelry

A rhodium-coating or a rhodium-plating is added to silver jewelry to prevent it from tarnishing, and to preserve it longer.  Rhodium is frequently used to coat "white-gold" to make is more durable. Rhodium is a highly reflective precious metal (currently more valuable than gold and platinum) and is used to plate white gold or silver. It is a very hard wearing metal and does not tarnish. Warnings: Never use any chemicals on your rhodium items.  Never use toothpaste (toothpaste is for teeth!).  Never brush with a toothbrush.  Don't use polishing cloths that are intended for use on uncoated silver, or for...

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