Sterling Silver is a high quality material known for its high shine and durability. Sterling Silver is also hypoallergenic, making it the perfect jewelry choice for long-time wear! With purchasing Sterling Silver jewelry and wanting to keep it in its best condition, there are several tips and tricks that you can do! In this week’s blog, we’re going to share some of our best Sterling Silver care tips to keep your favorite pieces shiny and beautiful!
Try to keep your jewelry out of direct sunlight
The sun’s UV rays are extremely powerful and harmful to many things, including jewelry. Going out in the sun wearing your Sterling Silver pieces for a short period of time or a beach day once in a while won’t ruin your pieces, but if you’re not careful, leaving your jewelry out in the sun for a long period of time can start to cause damage to your jewelry. This can include tarnishing your favorite pieces at a much quicker rate!
Ditch your jewels when doing chores
When doing chores you should avoid wearing your rings as it can expose your pieces to the harsh chemicals found in cleaning products. These chemicals can damage your Sterling Silver, as well as other jewelry metals. If you want to keep your rings in the best condition possible, definitely ditch your jewels when doing your cleaning!
Spray your perfume before you put on your jewelry
Perfume also has strong chemicals that can damage your jewelry and increase the chance of tarnishing! I would definitely recommend taking of your necklaces and bracelets before spraying on your favorite scent.
How to clean your Sterling Silver
Cleaning your jewelry can be as simple as using a soft cloth with mild soap and water, such as dish soap! Mixing baking soda with water, forming a paste is also extremely helpful to make your pieces sparkle, as well as scrape off any dirt or grime! There are also or use specialized silver cleaners. We also recommend finding a silver polisher, such as from Amazon or Target to protect your pieces and keep them shining!
Caring for your jewelry doesn’t have to be too difficult! If you follow these tips and tricks, it should keep your stunning pieces from getting dirty and make them look as good as new!