I am sensitive to metals other than gold or silver. Is it possible I react to pewter?
Very few people react to pewter, whether it is natural or plated. We use nickel-free and lead-free pewter, which reduces the risk of a skin reaction.
However, if you experience a rash, pain or swelling from Anne-Marie Chagnon jewelry, we strongly recommend that you stop wearing your jewelry.
Which materials are used in Anne-Marie Chagnon jewelry?
Anne-Marie Chagnon jewelry is handcrafted with top quality materials. Nickel-free, lead-free and cadmium-free, Anne-Marie Chagnon jewelry meets the strictest international standards.
You will find the following materials in the jewelry: nickel and lead-free pewter, 22 karat / 917 gold plating, bronze plating, copper plating, resin, horn, glass, genuine leather.
Components are made of stainless or surgical steel, ionized aluminum, brass, 18 karat gold plating and 999 silver plating.
Does pewter tarnish?
Yes, pewter can tarnish. Several factors can cause the metal to react: the pH of the skin, medication, certain perfumes and cosmetics, heat-diffusing lighting or salt water, for example.
If this is the case for you, visit the Maintenance section for easy care tips.
What are the chains of Anne-Marie Chagnon jewellery made of?
The chains that enter in the composition of Anne-Marie Chagnon necklaces, bracelets and earrings are made of brass. To create the colors and textures that inspire Anne-Marie Chagnon and that you love, the brass is plated with 18 carat gold, 999 silver, bronze (or gun-metal), rhodium or antique copper, or covered with black coating.
As with all materials we carefully select, we only use high quality and non-toxic compounds.
What kind of material is used for the Anne-Marie Chagnon earring clasps?
French clasps and earring posts are made of surgical steel (stainless steel) or golden finish.