Same Day Rhodium Plating in Melbourne

Do you want to get your white gold rings as nice as the day you bought them? We can do same day Rhodium Plating in Melbourne on your rings weather they are purchased form us or not!

At MDTdesign, we offer same day plating services on all your precious white gold pieces. We can even rhodium plate yellow gold to now become white! Although over time the plating will wear off to reveal the natural colour of the metal underneath. It is a industry standard that all white gold rings are Rhodium plated. The aim is to remove the natural grey colour of white gold and make them a bright true white colour. Come and see our professionals for your quick Rhodium plating in Melbourne.

Contact us to discuss our Same Day Rhodium plating services in Melbourne today! Additionally, if your pieces are purchased form us, we will clean, polish and rhodium plate the items at no charge from the lifetime of the piece.

Melbourne Plating Ring Service

Rhodium plated rings consist of a 9ct, 14ct or 18ct white gold ring that has then been dipped in rhodium to make the ring whiter and brighter and remove the natural greyish colour of white gold. This makes the rings a similar colour to the natural colour tone of Platinum. Rhodium plating on rings generally lasts around 8-12 months and slowly is removed from the piece with every knock, scratch or bump.

Maintaining the Rhodium on your white gold pieces is ongoing and costs can quickly add up. This is why we supply complimentary servicing inclusive or rhodium plating on all the pieces we sell guaranteeing you that these pieces will stay white and bright forever and no extra charge to you.

Our Melbourne Rhodium Plating Ring Service is something we do in our on-site Workshop.

How Much Does Rhodium Plating Cost?

The Rhodium plating cost depends on the item of jewellery, the design, style and size. The process would include cleaning, polishing, checking the pieces to be sure they are safe to keep wearing and then finally rhodium plating it to make it bright and white again. On average, the price range for plating a ring can cost you between $120 to $180, but it can be higher for intricate jewellery pieces or lower for simpler designs of jewellery.

If want to get an accurate estimate, we recommend you to contact our jewellery shop. Once we see the ring, we are able to quote accurately and our experts will provide you with a personalised quote. We offer a quality guarantee to ensure you receive value for your money rhodium plated rings.

Advantages of Rhodium Plating:

  • Makes your white gold look whiter
  • Can make your diamonds look whiter
  • Hypoallergenic properties
  • The piece will look new again

How Long Does Rhodium Plating Last?

A lot of people ask how long the Rhodium plating last? This depends on a number of factors. How many times the jewellery piece is worn, the type of metal it is and how heavy handed you are all plays a part. With every knock, dint and scratch plating does wear off. Plating for jewellery pieces like rings that are worn frequently may fade quicker, generally we advise 8 to 12 months. Whereas on chains, bracelets and earrings will generally last a lot longer. This is because they avoid more bumps and knocks in everyday wear. Plating on white gold last longer when compared to rhodium plating yellow gold or rose gold pieces.

If you are looking for high-quality Rhodium plating, get in touch with us today.

An Example

Rhodium Plating

The picture illustrates the difference in colour between a platinum ring and an 18ct white gold rhodium plated ring. The ring on the left has both the natural colours of platinum (white in colour) and 18ct white gold, which is slightly grey in colour. The ring on the right is in 18ct white gold but has been rhodium plated. This makes it appear to be whiter like the platinum. Both have an emery finish which highlights the colour more than a polished band.

Please feel free to contact us regarding our plating services.


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