What materials and metals are used in your jewellery?

At KOROVIA, we take pride in producing high-quality jewellery using a variety of materials and metals. Our collection includes 86% demi-fine jewellery and Costume Jewellery, which are crafted with a combination of base metals such as sterling silver, brass, copper, and alloy. To add a touch of luxury, all of our pieces are enhanced with 18-karat gold plating and sterling silver. We believe in blending quality materials with exceptional design to create elegant and timeless pieces.

What is demi-fine jewellery?

Demi jewellery refers to pieces that are made with high-quality materials and craftsmanship, but at a more affordable price point compared to fine jewellery. These pieces often incorporate base metals and are plated with precious metals like gold or silver. Demi jewellery allows you to enjoy the look and feel of fine jewellery without the hefty price tag.

What is Costume Jewellery?

Costume Jewellery is a type of fashion jewellery that is designed to complement and enhance your outfit. It is typically made with non-precious materials and metals, such as base metals, glass, beads, and synthetic gemstones. Costume Jewellery offers a wide range of styles and designs, allowing you to express your personal style and accessorise for any occasion.

Are your jewellery pieces durable?

Yes, our jewellery pieces are designed to be durable and long-lasting. We carefully select high-quality materials and metals to ensure that our pieces can withstand everyday wear. However, it is important to follow proper care instructions to maintain the beauty and longevity of your jewellery. Avoid exposing your jewellery to harsh chemicals, excessive moisture, and extreme temperatures to preserve its shine and quality.

Can I wear your jewellery every day?

Absolutely! Our jewellery is designed to be versatile and suitable for everyday wear. Whether you're going to work, attending a special event, or simply running errands, our pieces are crafted to add a touch of elegance to any outfit. However, it's always a good idea to remove your jewellery before engaging in activities that may expose it to excessive wear or damage, such as sports or heavy lifting.

Do you offer customisation options?

Currently, we do offer some limited customisation options for our jewellery. However, we continuously update our collection with new and unique designs to cater to various preferences and styles. We believe that you'll find a piece that resonates with your personal taste from our diverse selection.

How should I care for my jewellery?

To keep your jewellery looking its best, we recommend following these care instructions:

  • Store your jewellery in a clean, dry place, away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Avoid exposing your jewellery to harsh chemicals, including perfumes, lotions, and cleaning agents.
  • Remove your jewellery before swimming, showering, or engaging in activities that may cause damage.
  • Regularly clean your jewellery using a soft cloth to remove any dirt or residue.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to assist you and ensure your jewellery shopping experience with KOROVIA is exceptional.




What is 18CT gold plating?
18CT gold plating refers to a process where a layer of 18-carat gold is applied to the surface of an object, usually made of a different base metal.

How is it done?
The process involves electroplating, where a thin layer of 18-carat gold is deposited onto the surface of the base metal through an electrochemical reaction.

What does 18CT signify?
The "18CT" indicates the gold's purity, specifically 75% pure gold alloyed with other metals. In this case, it is applied as a coating, providing a luxurious and durable finish to the item.

What are the benefits of 18CT gold plating?
It offers the aesthetic appeal of gold at a more affordable price point, while still maintaining a high-quality and lustrous appearance. The plating also adds durability and resistance to tarnishing.

How should you care for 18CT gold-plated items?
To preserve its beauty, it's advisable to avoid harsh chemicals, excessive scratching, and prolonged exposure to water. Gently clean with a soft cloth to maintain the shine and longevity of the gold-plated surface.


What is sterling silver?
Sterling silver is a metal alloy composed of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals, typically copper. This combination enhances the durability and strength of the silver.

Why is it called "sterling"?
The term "sterling" has historical roots, dating back to medieval England, and it signifies the highest standard of silver. It became a hallmark for quality and purity.

What is silver plating?
Silver plating is a process where a thin layer of silver is applied to the surface of an object, often made of a different base metal. This enhances the appearance of the item while retaining the cost-effectiveness of using a less expensive base.

How is silver plating done?
Silver plating involves electroplating, a method where an electric current is used to deposit a layer of silver onto the surface of the object. This creates a lustrous and durable finish.

What are the benefits of silver plating?
Silver plating offers the aesthetic appeal of silver at a more affordable price point. It also provides additional durability and tarnish resistance to the underlying material, creating a more resilient and long-lasting product.


What is stainless steel in jewellery?
Stainless steel is a corrosion-resistant alloy composed of iron, chromium, nickel, and other elements. In jewellery, it's valued for its durability, affordability, and resistance to tarnish and corrosion.

Why do we use stainless steel in jewellery?
Stainless steel is chosen for jewellery due to its durability, making it resistant to scratches, dents, and corrosion. It also has a sleek, modern appearance, and its affordability makes it an attractive option for a wide range of designs.

Can stainless steel jewellery be plated?
Yes, stainless steel jewellery can undergo plating processes. Plating involves applying a thin layer of another metal, such as gold or silver, onto the surface of the stainless steel to achieve different colours or finishes.

How is plating done on stainless steel jewellery?
Plating on stainless steel is typically accomplished through electroplating. This process involves immersing the jewellery piece in a plating solution and applying an electric current, causing a thin layer of the plating metal to adhere to the surface of the stainless steel.

What benefits does plating provide to stainless steel jewellery?

Plating enhances the aesthetic appeal of stainless steel jewellery, allowing for customisation in colour and finish. It can also provide additional properties, such as increased corrosion resistance while maintaining the fundamental strength and durability of stainless steel.


What is Cubic Zirconia (CZ)?
Cubic Zirconia, often abbreviated as CZ, is a synthetic gemstone made from zirconium dioxide. It is known for its brilliance, clarity, and resemblance to diamonds.

Why do we use Cubic Zirconia in our jewellery?
Cubic Zirconia is widely used in jewellery for its visual similarity to diamonds at a more affordable price. It allows for the creation of luxurious and sparkling pieces without the high cost associated with natural diamonds.

How does Cubic Zirconia compare to diamonds?
Cubic Zirconia closely mimics the optical properties of diamonds, displaying excellent brilliance and fire. While diamonds are natural gemstones, CZ is synthetic, providing an attractive alternative for those seeking an affordable and dazzling option.

In what forms is Cubic Zirconia used in jewellery?
Cubic Zirconia is commonly used as a diamond substitute in our various jewellery pieces, including rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. It can be cut and faceted into different shapes to imitate diamonds in a range of designs.

Are there any considerations when using Cubic Zirconia in jewellery?
While durable and resistant to scratches, Cubic Zirconia may not be as hard as natural diamonds. It's important to handle CZ jewellery with care to maintain its brilliance and avoid harsh chemicals that could affect its appearance over time.