the origin of the name "schmuckwerk

Gold-plated silver in jewellery

To plate silver with gold is literally coating the surface of silver with a layer of pure gold up to a strength of 1mm. It is done via a chemical reaction which uses electrical currents, called galvanization. the resulting golden surface is very durable and ideally suited for the use in jewellery. In our onlineshop for fashionable jewellery you can find a range of beautiful pieces where the technique of gold-plating is applied: small and cute ball earrings, “KNOTTED” GILDED SILVER EAR STUDS or the ELEGANT GILDED NECKLACE WITH GARNET PENDANT.

name gold
symbol, number Au, 79
Pronunciation /ˈɡoʊld/
Naming aurum in Latin, meaning glow of sunrise
Discovery Middle Easterns (before 6000 BC)
Density (near r.t.) 19.30 g·cm−3
Melting point 1064.18 °C, 1947.52 °F

name silver
symbol, number Ag, 47
Pronunciation /ˈsɪlvər/
Discovery before 5000 BC
Density (near r.t.) 10.49 g·cm−3
Melting point 961.78 °C, 1763.2 °F