SAOU jewellery is consciously hand made by skilled artisans using only high quality.
We produce in 925 sterling silver with an overlays of 14k gold or 18k gold.
What is sterling silver ?
Sterling silver jewellery - sterling silver is a mixture of pure silver and some other usually copper. The resulting alloy sires the silver strength. The standard is at least 92.5% silver. Hence the 925 stamp you see on some sterling silver items.
What is 14k gold?
14K gold jewellery - 14k is the hardest and most durable of the karat golds. It's also the most popular composed of 58.3% gold and 41.7% of other metals.
What is the difference between 14k or 18k gold?
14k gold is composed of 58.3% gold and 41.7% of other metals. 18k gold is composed of 75% gold which is alloyed with other metals to make it strong enough for everyday wear.
What is gold plated?
Gold-plated jewellery - A base metal such as steel or brass is dipped into a bath of electroplating solution, with a lump of solid gold. When an electric current is applied , a thin layer of gold is deposited on the metal. Since the plating is quite thin, the plate (and hence the color) on findings can wear of it.
Is your jewellery pure gold?
Pure gold is too soft for everyday wear , so it is alloyed with a mixture of metal like silver, copper, nickel and zine to sire it strength and durability karatge is expressed in 24ths, making 24k gold, 100% gold.
What makes your produces eco-friendly?
We use stainless steel bios it doesn't harm the person making or wearing it and it's corrosion resistant.
We are fortunate to work with manufactures who have the machinery and technology to test precious metal and solid plate thickness and we conduct random testing on batches of our jewellery to ensure quality.
Values and manufacturing
Our manufactures, who are located in Jaipur, India, Cambodia, are part of the responsible jewellery council, ensuring working condition, the living wage and process remain transparent and are regularly audited.
Our jewellery packaging is made of cardboard and free one piece polishing cloth.
Included is a vegan reusable travel jewellery pouch.
At SAOU, every details is considered and we're continuously working to improve our practices.