The care of sterling silver jewelry

The sterling silver jewelry contains some other metals like copper to make silver hard. Therefore many a times the sterling silver jewelry gets tarnished and can’t be used. To avoid tarnishing of your sterling silver jewelry, follow the given suggestions:

Clean the sterling silver jewelry with mild non abrasive detergent or baking soda. Never use alcohol, bleach or acetone to clean the sterling silver jewelry.

Choose a soft and mild brush to clean the sterling silver jewelry. Baby tooth brush can be one good option.

Dry the sterling silver jewelry using cotton cloth. Old T-shirt, sweat shirts and silver wipes are the best material. While drying make sure that each and every nook and corner of the jewelry is dried before it is stored.

Store the sterling silver in tarnish prevention bags and cloths. Store the sterling silver jewelry separate from the other heavy jewelry to avoid rubbing and scratching. The sterling silver jewelry should be kept directly in the wooden boxes or surfaces as it can get tarnished due to acids present in the wood

These simple tips can keep your sterling silver jewelry sparkling and can be passed on from generation to generation.