Happenings

Large Deco Pendant

Just added this 14K Gold Vermeil beauty to the shop! Make sure you get what you need during this July Sale!! 20% until the end of July, don’t miss out!!! Link below!

Dimensions: 2.5” x 2” pendant with a 28” chain


http://www.etsy.com/shop/mariatritico

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make sure you check out these new rings in the shop! And don’t forget... 20% OFF EVERYTHING FOR THE MONTH OF JULY!!! Get it while it’s hot!

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24K Gold Vermeil Necklace

Dimensions: 2” x 1” pendant with a 19” chain - $225

Don’t forget 20% off EVERYTHING in my Etsy shop for the month of July! Click the link below!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/mariatritico

To clean gold vermeil jewelry, buff VERY gently with a soft and dry 100% cotton cloth or a microfiber cloth. NEVER use chemical cleaners vermeil jewelry--it can strip the gold finish.

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20% off EVERYTHING for the month of July!

Rose Gold Vermeil Triangle Necklace

Dimensions: 1.5” x 2” pendant with 18” chain

Gold vermeil is an overlay of gold over a base of sterling silver. Gold vermeil jewelry requires special care. Remember to store your gold vermeil jewelry in an airtight container when not in use—and to remove before applying perfumes, lotions, or before bathing. Chlorine, especially at high temperatures, can permanently damage or discolor your gold vermeil jewelry. Avoid wearing gold vermeil jewelry while using chlorine bleach or while in a pool or hot tub.

^^ Good advice for all fine jewelry^^

 

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20% OFF SALE FOR THE MONTH OF JULY!

I repeat everything in my shop is 20% off for the month of July. Get it while it’s there!

These earrings are Rose Gold Vermeil post earrings. They are 1” x .75”. They are light and easy to wear all day or night.

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24K Gold Vermeil Triangle Necklace- $180

Dimensions: 1.5” x 1” pendant with a 19” chain

With vermeil objects and jewelry, the gilding process limits oxidation of the underlying metals (Sterling Silver), greatly reducing the need for cleaning and polishing, and so reduces the risk of damage to them.  To further reduce the risk of tarnish store your jewelry (vermeil and silver alike) in an airtight bag or box when not in use.

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Vermeil a Day (3)

Diamond Earrings in 24K Gold vermeil (image 1) and Rose Gold vermeil (image 2) - $225

Dimensions for both: 1” x 2”

Most large objects made in goldsmithing that appear to be gold are actually silver-gilt; for example most sporting trophies (including medals such as the gold medals awarded in all Olympic Games after 1912) and many crown jewels are silver-gilt objects. Apart from the raw materials being much less expensive to acquire than solid gold of any karat, large silver-gilt objects are also noticeably lighter if lifted, as well as more durable (gold is about as heavy as lead and is highly malleable and easily scratched).

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This diamond necklace is 24k gold vermeil. The pendant is 3” x 1.5” with an 18” chain - $240


Did you know there is a “Vermeil Room” at the White House?


The Vermeil Room is located on the ground floor of the White House, the official residence of the President of the United States. The room houses a collection of silver-gilt or vermeil tableware, a 1956 bequest to the White House by Margaret Thompson Biddle. Portraits of American First Ladies hang in the room.


Margaret Thompson Biddle's collection was significant and ranges from Renaissance to 19th-century French and English pieces. The collection includes work by English Regency silversmith Paul Storr (1771–1844) and French Empire silversmiths Pierre-Philippe Thomire (1751–1843), and Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (1763–1850). First Lady Mamie Eisenhower had the collection displayed in the room's glass-enclosed vitrines.

 

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Vermeil a Day! (1)

Vermeil a Day! (Day 1)

Pronounced ver-may

 

Vermeil is gold plated sterling silver. The plating must be a heavy plating equaling 2.5 microns thick and can be any color and karat over 10k (according to the US Federal Regulations).


This piece is Rose Gold Vermeil

The pendant is 2.5” x 1.5” with a 20” chain.  -  $275


Keep checking back for a Vermeil a Day!! 

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Commission Complete!

Loving the way this commission turned out!!


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Shop The Smithery

Honored to be a part of the Lined.Linked.Layered exhibition at The Smithery in Columbus, Ohio! If you find yourself in the area make sure you stop by!!


Repost from @shopthesmithery- We love the beautiful lines and patterns in this sterling silver necklace by Maria Tritico. Maria has several pieces in our Lined.Layered.Linked exhibition on view until June 22. Shop the exhibition via our website, or stop in to try on your favorite pieces! #thesmithery #ingrandview #shop614 #handmadejewelry #artjewelry #contemporaryjewelry

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Last Chance!

Today is the LAST DAY! To check out this great looking show at the @armoryartcenter! Don’t miss it south Florida! 

 

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Aquaduct Bracelet

 “Auquaduct Bracelet”

Sterling Silver

1.5” x 3.5” x 2.5”

 

On display now at the @armoryartcenter! Come check it out while you can! @ Armory Art Center

 

 

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Galleria Bracelet

“Galleria Bracelet”

Sterling Silver

2” x 3” x 2.5”


Come check it out while you can! The @armoryartcenter’s #artistinresidence show closes this Saturday 3/16! Don’t miss it! @ Armory Art Center

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