All designs are handcrafted by fine jewelers and designed by John Medeiros in Providence, RI. Master silversmiths handcarve intricate design details on the front, back and sides of each piece which is then hand polished to perfection. John Medeiros used 14kt Gold and Rhodium plating process because Rhodiium is in the Platinum family of precious metals and is extremely hard. It provides a permanent low maintenance and non tarnish finish. Stones used in the beautiful pieces are man made and hand cut by diamond cutters. Each clasp is an original design that opens easily and has a safety latch for security while blending in with the all over piece to give it gorgeous continuity. Most importantly, each piece comes with a Lifetime Guarantee once it is registered with John Medeiros. Stop in to see the beautiful designs today!!