Narrow ring vermeil - Rivages

Narrow ring vermeil - Rivages

95.00

Height: 0,5 cm Sizes: S / M / L adjustable

Vermeil - Gold

Weight: 0,8 g

The Rivages ring is made from sterling silver wire, cut, hammered, shaped. Upon which is applied a 5 microns layer of gold, using a technique called galvanoplasty (or electrolysis).

As early as the Greek and the Roman Antiquity, objects and jewellery in plated silver can be found, preceding the creation of vermeil. Homer’s The Odyssey mentions techniques of folding and hammering.

With time, silver and gold tend to merge, silver’s paler glints blending with the warmer shine of gold.

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