Looking for some silvery shine? Try adding a little Gucci to your neckline! This sterling silver beauty features two dog tag pendant drops both with a polished finish. Each pendant has a cut-out "G" in the lower right corner with one G being larger than the other. While there are no sparkling gemstones, the pendant does comes with an ultra-modern 23.5" rectangular box link chain. Gucci has got you covered!
Sterling silver, also called fine silver, is a beautifully lustrous cool-toned precious metal favored in fine jewelry among other products. The most reflective of all metals (excluding mercury), sterling silver looks stunning by itself and brings out the best hues in an array of colorful gemstones.
Sterling silver can be polished to a higher sheen than platinum. In fact, Ag, the chemical symbol for silver, comes from a word that means “white and shining.” The surface of silver can boast that shiny, polished appearance, or can be brushed, satin, matte, sandblasted, antiqued or oxidized (chemically blackened).
In order to be called sterling silver, a metal must be made up of a minimum of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloy (meaning other metals), including but not limited to copper and nickel. The alloy is added to pure silver to make the metal more durable, tougher and harder. Sterling silver is designated a fineness of “925.” Pieces with sterling silver may be marked “sterling.”
Finishes on Sterling Silver
Finishing, or plating, is a common treatment with sterling silver. Popular types of plating are rhodium plating, gold plating and anti-tarnish plating. Plating is used to extend the life and sheen of the jewelry. After sizing or buffing a piece of jewelry with a machine, it must be re-plated to restore the finish.
Caring for Sterling Silver
Sterling silver becomes tarnished as the result of a natural chemical process that occurs when sterling silver is exposed to chemicals in the air, rubber, wool and latex. Humidity also plays a role in accelerating tarnishing. It's easy to keep your sterling silver sparkling, though, by taking a few steps to prevent tarnish and other wear and tear.
About the Collection
Rediscover one of the world’s most iconic Italian luxury brands with Gucci ‒ a prestigious collection of Swiss made watches and fine jewelry embodying the high fashion, Italian style and traditional craftsmanship for which Gucci is known.
Founded in Florence, Italy in 1921, Gucci has become an icon of style for the world’s most discerning men and women, representing an inimitable combination of opulence, high artistry and glamour.
Experience the prestige, heritage and quality of Gucci luxury timepieces and fine jewelry.
About the Guest
Erin Clarkson is a luxury watch and jewelry expert with more than a decade of product management. A global traveler who has sourced watches from all over the world, Erin brings her unique perspective to EVINE Live as she presents Gucci luxury timepieces and fine jewelry.