These charms will stay bright and shiny without polishing! Rhodium plate is a shade of silver color that's slightly darker and more grey than sterling silver. It is easy to care for and does not need polishing. It's a great option whether you're making charm bracelets, necklaces, earrings, or collecting charms for posterity's sake. White plating is nearly identical to rhodium plate. Have fun finding the charms that best represent you!