Buying Guide

Teall Jewellery Buying Guide


Welcome to Teall Jewellery's Buying Guide! Choosing the perfect piece of jewellery is an exciting and meaningful experience. Our guide is here to help you navigate the world of jewellery, including the various metals and materials available. Whether you're treating yourself or shopping for a loved one, let's explore the options together.

Metals and Materials


  1. Sterling Silver

Description: Sterling silver is a timeless and versatile metal that offers a classic and elegant look.


  • Composed of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals for durability.
  • Prone to tarnishing over time due to exposure to air and moisture.
  • Regular cleaning and proper storage help maintain its shine.


  1. Gold

Description: Gold jewellery is cherished for its beauty and value.


  • Available in various purity levels (karats), such as 14K, 18K, and 24K.
  • 24K gold is the purest form but is soft and may be less suitable for everyday wear.
  • 18K gold is popular for its balance between durability and luxury.


  1. Gold Plating

Description: Gold-plated jewellery offers the allure of gold at a more affordable price point.


  • A thin layer of gold is electroplated onto a base metal (such as brass).
  • Offers a similar appearance to solid gold but may fade over time.
  • Requires gentle care and avoiding harsh chemicals to prolong plating life.

See also Teall Gold Plated Silver compared to PVD gold platted stainless steel Jewellery.


  1. Stainless Steel

Description: Stainless steel is valued for its durability and modern aesthetic.


  • Resistant to tarnishing, rust, and corrosion.
  • Known for its strength and hypoallergenic properties.
  • Low-maintenance and suitable for everyday wear.

See also Teall stainless steel vs silver Jewellery


  1. Titanium

Description: Titanium jewellery is known for its lightweight and contemporary look.


  • Exceptionally strong and lightweight.
  • Hypoallergenic, making it a great choice for sensitive skin.
  • Available in various finishes, including polished and matte.


  1. Gemstones and Crystals

Description: Gemstones and crystals add colour and brilliance to jewellery pieces.


  • Gemstones vary in durability and hardness; some are more susceptible to scratching or damage.
  • Regular cleaning and proper care help maintain their sparkle.
  • Natural gemstones may exhibit variations in colour and clarity due to their unique characteristics.


  1. Ethical Sourcing

Description: Ethical sourcing ensures that the materials used in your jewellery are responsibly obtained.


  • Teall Jewellery is committed to sourcing from ethical suppliers who prioritize fair labor practices and environmental sustainability.
  • Ethical sourcing aligns with our values and contributes to a more responsible and transparent industry.


Making Your Choice

Choosing the right metal and material for your jewellery piece depends on your personal style, lifestyle, and preferences. Keep in mind factors such as durability, maintenance, and how well the metal complements your skin tone.

At Teall Jewellery, our procurement stylists work diligently to curate a collection that embodies both fashion trends and timeless elegance. Our commitment to ethical sourcing ensures that you're not only getting a beautiful piece but also contributing to a responsible industry.

We're here to assist you in making your jewellery purchase a delightful experience. If you have any questions or need personalized guidance, our customer support team is just a message or call away.