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diamondseeker2006

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Quick question...is white gold okay in an ultrasonic? Will the rhodium plating wear away faster if the ultrasonic is used frequently? It seems like I read something about gold prongs being not great in an ultrasonic (stone might loosen or something?).
 

Sundial

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DS I put my white gold in the ultrasonic all the time and have had absolutely no problem with it. I haven''t had to have anything rhodium plated either.
 

Londonchris

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Ultrasonic cleaner consisting of water and ammonia will not harm rhodium plating.
Ultrasonic will harm certain "gems" as stated (opal, emerald ect).
Only hanging your ring from a metal hook while it cleans,may scratch the plating abit,though hardly worth the worry.

Hope that helps.
 
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