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White and Silver Plated Steampunk Beads and Bead Caps
White & Silver Plated Steampunk Beads & Bead Caps for Jewelry Making.
What's the difference between "White" and "Silver Plated" jewelry-making components?
Silver plate contains actual silver, so it is a better match for sterling silver and fine silver items. However, sterling silver and fine silver both tarnish, hence silver plated also tarnishes.
White plated jewelry components have a more durable finish. It is sometimes an actual rhodium plate, and other times it's an imitation rhodium plate. Either way, they are a bit grayer than silver plate, but you don't usually notice unless they are side-by-side (touching).