Is Rafaelian gold real?

Is Rafaelian gold real?

Our Rafaelian Silver Finish and Rafaelian Gold Finish are our most popular finishes. They are a rich, eco-conscious matte Silver and Gold finish plated on a brass base. Alternatively, Shiny Silver Finish and Shiny Gold Finish (also eco-conscious finishes) are a polished Silver and Gold plated on a brass base.

Is Alex and Ani going out of business?

CRANSTON, R.I. (CBS) — Jewelry company Alex And Ani has filed for bankruptcy. The Rhode-Island based business was founded in 2004 and its charm bangle bracelets became extremely popular. But it expanded quickly and faced financial problems in recent years.

Is Alex and Ani an American company?

Alex and Ani is an American retailer and producer of jewelry located in Cranston, Rhode Island.

Are Alex and Ani bracelets real gold?

They’re any of the metals gold, silver, or platinum. At ALEX AND ANI, precious metals are featured in our fine jewelry collection. Each piece has a base that is made of authentic, . From there, many designs also come with 14kt gold plating, so what you choose depends on your preferred finish.

How do you clean Rafaelian gold?

Cleaning Your Bracelets: If your Rafaelian or Shiny Finish jewelry requires further cleaning, dip the piece in mild soap and water and gently wipe with a soft cloth. After wiping, rinse in fresh water and pat dry.

Why did Alex and Ani fail?

Alex and Ani claimed that BofA treated it differently because it was led by women. The lawsuit cited how the bank cut off its line of credit in late 2018 after a woman was named CEO. The company claimed sales declined by $80 million because it couldn’t afford to pay vendors, which caused delays in product launches.

Who owns Alex and Ani?

Carolyn Rafaelian
Carolyn Rafaelian founded Alex and Ani, named after her two oldest daughters, in 2004. By 2017, the company had 100 locations and Rafaelian was on the cover of Forbes with a $1 billion net worth. “They just had really quite elegant charms I thought.

Where was Alex and Ani founded?

Alex and Ani/Founded

Alex and Ani officially launched from inside her father’s jewelry factory in Cranston, Rhode Island, in 2004. Her signature design was an expandable wire charm bangle, which she patented that same year. The business grew steadily and opened its first retail store in Newport in 2009.

What metal are Alex and Ani bracelets?

For our precious jewelry, we use ethically sourced, top quality silver that’s as pure as can be: 92.5 percent (also known as “sterling silver”). The remaining metal in these pieces? Copper, of course – it adds strength and stability to the soft silver.