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plated earrings Vs. anodized titanium earrings

Plated earrings Vs. Anodized Titanium Earrings

Are you confused about the difference between plated earrings and anodized titanium earrings? Do you want to know which option is better for you? In this article, we will discuss the differences between plated and anodized titanium earrings, and help you make an informed decision when it comes to choosing your next pair of earrings.

Plated Earrings

What are plated earrings? What is plating?

Plating is a coating that goes on the outside of stainless steel, surgical steel, or even a titanium hoop. Most jewelry comes in a variety of colors.

With plating, you can get reds, blues, greens, or even purples. That being said, you need to be careful when buying plated earrings, as the plating can hide the true quality of the metal underneath.

This means you could get a cheaper quality metal with a plating that can peel, flake, or chip. This can cause irritation to your skin, especially if you have a metal allergy.

But don’t worry, we have gold and rose gold plating titanium earrings, which we sell in-store. They are good for sensitive earrings. You can always find them on

The plus side to plated earrings is that if you want a certain color, you will get that color. If you’re looking for green or blue jewelry, you will find those colors.

Are Gold Plated Earrings Hypoallergenic?

If you have a gold allergy, gold-plated earrings may not be suitable for you. However, even if you are not allergic to gold, wearing gold-plated earrings may still cause discomfort if the underlying metal is of low quality. It may contain as nickel and can trigger an allergic reaction.

Anodized Titanium Earrings

Anodized titanium earrings are different from plated earrings in that when we anodize them, and we change the color of the metal itself but not the plating.

plated earrings Vs. anodized titanium earrings

So, no matter what kind of anodized titanium earrings you buy, it will always be hypoallergenic. With anodized titanium earrings, the colors may vary, unlike with plated earrings.

If you want a green hoop, you’ll get a green hoop, or red or blue. Sometimes, when you anodize a piece of an earring, it can come out more of a limey green, a silver-blue, or a darker purple than what you were looking for.

But that being said, with the anodizing option, you get a wide variety of colors, so you can find something that’s going to suit your style.

Another awesome thing about anodized earrings is that it is instantaneous. If you want your titanium steel barbell, hoop, or horseshoe changed color, we can do it for you in seconds.

Anodizing is fast. For example, we can take a 14-gauge titanium barbell and change it into different colors. We can anodize it into gold, rose gold for you.

If you want to have a little bit more fun with your earrings, we can anodize regular titanium steel into rainbow colors. It is easy to change titanium steel into an anodized metal.


Plated earrings may hide the true quality of the metal underneath and may cause irritation to your skin. Anodized titanium earrings offer a wide variety of colors and are hypoallergenic. We hope this post has helped you make an informed decision and find the perfect pair of earrings for you.

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