Jewellery Care

  General Sterling Silver & Gemstone Care:

NEVER wear your Sterling silver jewellery in a chlorine-treated pool, spa or Jacuzzi, as chlorine will darken your silver jewellery. 

The discolouration will depend upon the strength of the chlorine in the water and the length of time you spend in it.

Taking a dip at the seaside will also darken/dull your silver jewellery, as salt will corrode the silver over time.

Always leave your shiny goodies at home if you plan to take a dip!

Acidic foods, grease and oil, hair spray, perfume, makeup and prolonged exposure to direct sunlight, moisture and humidity are also major causes of jewellery discolouration and tarnishing. 

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 To slow down tarnishing, clean your silver jewelry after wearing it with a soft silver cleaning cloth. Oils from your skin accumulate on the surface of silver and can predispose it to oxidization. You can also delay tarnishing by regularly polishing your silver jewelry.