Care of Silver Jewelry

If you want your silver jewelry looks as good as new, please read our guidelines for care and cleaning jewelry.

Why is silver jewelry loosing it glow after some time?

The main thing is to understand that the materials from which the jewelry is made- silver and stones are quite delicate. Often it seems that if something is made of metal it has high strength - unfortunately is it not quite true.

Silver tends to tarnish after a long time and stones lose their shine with inappropriate use. Tarnishing occurs as a normal chemical reaction of silver metal with sulfur, which can be easily find in the air. Remember that jewelry is for decoration and should be treated like an exclusive item.

The exclusive cloths and shoes, we know well how to look after, so it is a time to take a good care of our silver jewelry.

There are some tips how to take care of your silver valuables to keep the look like new for many years.

Wear your silver jewelry as often as you can instead putting it aside in jewelry boxes. If silver is constantly exposed to the skin's oil it helps to coat it and prevent your jewelry pieces from getting tarnished.

Be aware that some ingredients and chemical commonly use in everyday household routine may considerably accelerate silver tarnishing. Try to avoid getting your silver jewelry sprayed over with any lotions or perfumes. To protect your silver jewelry always try to wear it last after you have dressed up, done your hair and makeup. On the other hand please always take off your silver jewelry first when you get home- it will help to protect it even better.

Since the air speeds up the tarnishing your silver jewelry should be kept in a air-tight containers instead of regular jewelry boxes, especially if you do not wear them very often. There are few simple methods how to protest your silver pieces from getting the shade of patina on its surface. The great and simple method - just use zip lock bags to store your silver jewelry - it really works! Just please make sure they are air-tight.

How to deal when is too late?

First of all - do not worry - fortunately tarnished silver may be very easily cleaned. Always try to find a good silver cleaner. You have many great products available in most jewelry and pharmacy stores. Look for a silver cleaner that is gentle not only on the silver but on the gemstones we well.

You may also restore the beauty of your silver jewelry by putting it in the hands of the professional jeweler who polish metal surface and glance it properly. Some semiprecious stones, after a long time use, may prove to have been damaged and will require their replacement.If the stone is intact it may be washed in a ultrasonic cleaner that should restore shine and fix the problem.

Important - Please remember - Buy your silver jewelry in the best, most reputable jewelry stores. Jewelry sold in such stores is always made from superior materials which give you the guarantee that you will enjoy your silver jewelry for many years to come!

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