Sterling silver is a popular metal used in jewelry making due to its beauty, durability, and affordability. However, like any other metal, sterling silver can tarnish over time, which can cause it to lose its shine and luster. Proper care and cleaning of sterling silver jewelry are essential to maintain its beauty and prolong its life. In this post, we will discuss the proper care and cleaning of sterling silver jewelry.
Store your jewelry properly
One of the best ways to prevent your sterling silver jewelry from tarnishing is to store it properly. Store your jewelry in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight and heat. Avoid storing your jewelry in a humid environment as this can cause tarnishing. You can also store your jewelry in an airtight container or a tarnish-resistant jewelry box. We also offer a jewelry gift box collection where you can also explore. An example of one of our gift box is shown below:
Clean your jewelry regularly
Regular cleaning is essential to maintain the shine and luster of your sterling silver jewelry. You can clean your jewelry using a soft cloth and mild soap and water. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that can scratch or damage your jewelry. If your jewelry is heavily tarnished, you can use a silver polishing cloth or a silver cleaning solution. You can buy our own polishing cloth for just $2.95.
Polish your jewelry
Polishing your sterling silver jewelry can help restore its shine and luster. You can use a silver polishing cloth or a silver cleaning solution to polish your jewelry. Rub the cloth or solution gently over the surface of your jewelry, and then rinse it with water and dry it with a soft cloth.
Wear your jewelry often
Wearing your sterling silver jewelry often can actually help prevent tarnishing. The oils from your skin can help keep your jewelry clean and prevent tarnishing. However, be sure to remove your jewelry before swimming or bathing as exposure to water and chemicals can cause damage.
In conclusion, proper care and cleaning of your sterling silver jewelry are essential to maintain its beauty and prolong its life. Jewelry that are much more expensive made from real gold, you should take care them in much more careful way. Jewelry that could buy from stores such as Tiffany & Co, Cartier or even Swarovski. To shortly conclude, by following these simple tips, you can keep your jewelry looking beautiful and shiny for years to come.