The huge price for the gold made the wealthiest ones can afford the gold jewelries while silver and copper are much more affordable but these corrode quickly and can cause allergic reactions. In order to avoid such, many new metals are now in market that can be crafted into beautiful jewelries and the most popular used is stainless steel. So why stainless steel ? It’s because that metal is so strong and clean and is also much softer and very flexible to make well polished designs. Stainless steel is a relatively hard and durable metal. It is slightly similar in appearance to silver. It is harder than silver and will not tarnish and rust as easily which is why it is increasingly used in jewelry. The metal is used to design a number of costume jewelery pieces including: bracelets, earrings, necklace, chains and bangles.

Stainless steel is a high alloy steel, it can provide anti-corrosion. It is not easy to rust; it also has perfect surface and corrosion resistance. This jewelry is very strong and extremely resistant to corrosion, it won’t oxidized black like silver or cause allergies like copper jewelry, nor be poisonous like alloy jewelry contained lead. Stainless steel jewelry always keeps its own natural color in the normal condition. White gold and sterling silver pieces often contain a metal called �nickel’ which can cause allergic reactions in some people. Stainless jewelry can be made without nickel making it suitable for those allergic to nickel. . Stainless jewelry does not have the same luster or shine as other metals but some prefer its slightly more metallic appearance and it is particularly popular amongst men. It is more popularly used to design dress jewelry and men's bracelets.
Stainless steel costume jewelery is available in a range of designs including floral and geometrical. From simple and elegant chains to chunky and stone studded necklaces, the choice is unlimited. Embossing and engraving are often done to create innovative and exclusive designs. The jewelery pieces are available in contemporary as well as antique designs. It's handsome and it resembles platinum, but it's much stronger and less expensive. It's not prone to rust or tarnish, and it's easy to clean. Here's
how to keep them looking its best. Keep it free of dust and dirt. With a soft cloth, gently rub on a little warm, soapy water (dish-washing detergent is fine). Try to avoid scratches. Next, apply plain warm water with a cloth, or dip your piece in the water. Gently wipe dry with another soft cloth.
The advantage to using stainless steel jewelry is that it is not as expensive as the ones made from precious metals. This type of jewelry does not require much maintenance as is the case with the precious metal jewelry pieces which require frequent polishing, and there is also no question of smudging this particular form of jewelry. If you like the metallic finish and require a robust piece of jewelry capable of withstanding moisture without tarnish or corrosion then stainless steel is a very affordable and wise option.