Rose & Yellow Gold Plated Jewellery
All Barocco gold pieces are plated using 24 carat yellow or rose gold for, unless specified otherwise using the process of electroplating. Gold plated jewellery will wear off over time, however you can ensure that it lasts as long as possible taking extra care when wearing, storing and cleaning. Please take care when handling gold plated jewellery to protect the layer of gold from excess wear and scratching. Although gold-plated jewellery will not tarnish over time like silver, the gold appearance may slightly fade depending on wear and exposure to chemicals and cosmetics. Avoid wearing gold plated jewellery whilst showering, bathing or swimming. Chlorine, in particular can permanently damage or discolour your gold plated jewellery. it is advisable to remove all jewellery when partaking in any physical or labour intensive activities. For this same reason, it is also advisable not to wear jewellery when asleep at night. Always remove your gold plated jewellery when applying perfume and cosmetics. When removed please make sure to keep all jewellery in separate pouches or boxes to prevent pieces rubbing and scratching against one another.
Sterling Silver Jewellery
All Barocco silver pieces are hand crafted using 925 Sterling Silver or plated using 925 Sterling silver. Store your silver jewellery in a clean, dry place away from direct sun exposure. Please avoid storing your jewellery in damp and hot conditions as this can cause silver in particular to discolour and tarnish. Storing silver jewellery in individual, air-tight plastic bags can help reduce or prevent the effects of this. Skin and hair products such as body lotions, perfumes and creams can react adversely with jewellery causing precious metals to tarnish and/or erode. It is advisable to apply any cosmetic products in advance of putting on jewellery. It is advisable to remove all jewellery when partaking in any physical or labour intensive activities. For this same reason, it is also advisable not to wear jewellery when asleep at night. Always remove your silver jewellery when applying perfume and cosmetics. When removed please make sure to keep all jewellery in separate pouches or boxes to prevent pieces rubbing and scratching against one another.
When cleaning, very gently wipe your gold plated jewellery with a soft polishing cloth. Do not scrub or rub as this can prematurely wear away the layer of gold. Silver jewellery can be cleaned in warm soapy water. Please ensure that it is rinsed thoroughly and dried before storing to avoid it tarnishing. Alternatively you can polish your silver jewellery with a soft polishing cloth. Make sure to regularly check your jewellery for signs of dirt, wear and tear. Make sure to avoid using any kind of abrasive cleaner on jewellery. After each wear, it is recommended to wipe jewellery clean with a soft, dry, lint-free polishing cloth to remove any make-up or natural skin oils.
Jewellery Repairs & Servicing
All Barocco jewellery is handcrafted in our foundry and studio using the utmost care and it's important to us to keep it looking beautiful. Due to natural wear and tear over time, your jewellery may require a little TLC. For any enquiries or quotes for repairs, re-polishing or re-plating please don't hesitate to get in touch.