Appearance will hold up very well to prolonged wear, rough use, and abrasion without diminishing. Very low maintenance.
Appearance will withstand prolonged wear and rough use, but is prone to minor surface abrasions and scuffing over time and with harsh use. Requires some maintenance to retain a quality appearance.
Appearance will diminish over time with prolonged wear and will wear more quickly with metal-to-metal contact or with harsh use. Mild care must be taken to preserve appearance.
Appearance will wear quickly with prolonged wear and will readily diminish with harsh use. Highly prone to substantial surface abrasions and surface wear. Substantial care must be taken to preserve appearance.