When selecting quality jewelry, you may consider the price and quality as important as the overall look of the piece. Jewelry designers who use Technibond claim it makes luxurious-looking jewelry available at a fraction of the price of precious metal jewelry.
Technibond jewelry features sterling silver coated with platinum or 14-karat rose or yellow gold. The necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings made with Technibond feature semiprecious stones, lab-created gemstones and freshwater pearls.
Where to Get It
Several designers make jewelry using Technibond. The Home Shopping Network (HSN) exclusively sells Technibond jewelry. You can view pieces and purchase them through the website at hsn.com or call 800-284-5757. Prices range from $15 to $449 as of 2010. You can find lower prices shopping HSN jewelry-clearance items.
Buyers in the HSN forums present mixed reviews of Technibond jewelry. While some customers seem happy with the durability of the products, others say that the gold or platinum covering tends to fade over time. Some comment that the pieces look too brassy or yellow, while the opposing opinion is that the jewelry doesn’t appear any different from solid platinum or gold pieces.
Nicole Whitney started freelance writing in 2008, with articles published on various websites. She has worked as a spa therapist and consultant. She participates in a volunteer program and writes on subjects related to the beauty industry. She graduated from the International School of Skin, Nails and Massage in Atlanta.
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