They are nothing but stardust trying to find its way back to the opal. The Stardust Opal Studs are here to make all of your astral aspirations come true. Gold Vermeil- Gold Vermeil (pronounced ver-may), a sterling silver base with heavy and thicker gold plating (2.5 microns by US standards). It does not tarnish and it is hypoallergenic. Because gold vermeil is much thicker layer than gold plating, the gold last longer and will not rub off. However, the gold will gradually wear off overtime. A lot of styles are made by gold vermeil due to the way it is created, so they use Gold Vermeil. Gold vermeil is substantial and affordable jewelry, it’s a great options for you who want to wear jewelry without tarnishing.