In the world of waterproof jewellery, it’s good to understand the difference between "waterproof" and "water-resistant". This way you can make sure you take care of your jewellery the best way.  So, let's dive into the differences. 

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What does waterproof jewellery mean? 

When a piece of jewellery is labelled "waterproof," it suggests that it can be immersed in water without sustaining damage. However, it's worth noting that even "waterproof" items have limits. Most waterproof watches are designed to withstand specific depths. 

What does water resistant jewellery mean?  

On the other hand, "water-resistant" jewellery implies that it can resist water to a certain extent but might not be entirely waterproof. Water resistance is measured in a similar way, with specific ratings denoting the level of protection. However, unlike waterproof items, water-resistant jewellery may not be suitable for high-pressure activities like diving. 

Making the right choice 

When choosing jewellery, think about your lifestyle. If you're frequently around water or take part in water-related activities, choose a piece with higher water resistance or even waterproofing. However, if you just want to keep your pieces protected in the rain or if you accidentally wear them in the shower, water resistant should be fine. 

Understanding the difference means that you can wear jewellery that works best for you. If you’re not sure whether your jewellery is waterproof, water resistant or something else, your best bet is to take it off before you head into the water. Make sure you store your jewellery properly when you take it off to keep it safe and protected from damage. 

We offer a range of high-quality waterproof jewellery, which means you can stay in style and keep your fave pieces looking gorgeous. Explore our collection today and find the perfect piece to complement your lifestyle and your style. 

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