a variety of medications, chemicals, and cosmetic products if they come into
contact with silver;
silver blackens in contact with onions, eggs, salt, rubber, and household gas
The main cause for silver blackening is the reaction of silver with sulfur,
sulfur compounds, and iodine. This sulfur and iodine is a component of above-mentioned
air, sweat, medications, chemicals, cosmetics, and food products. Exactly,
for this reason, it is necessary to follow jewelry wearing, care, and storage instructions in order to silver articles longer maintain their original appearance.
Do not wear jewelry, when you
tide up rooms, wash dishes, or do other household chores;
wash your hands;
have sports activities;
take a shower or bath;
visit the solarium, sauna, and baths;
sunbathing or swimming;
apply hand creams, ointments, and other skincare products;
apply cosmetics (hair spray, perfume, etc.);
go to sleep, and when the jewelry can be damaged mechanically, thermally
In order to avoid mechanical damages and scratches, one may not
to wear closely several pieces of jewelry;
to wear rugged jewelry together with a knitted jumper;
to clean with toothpaste or other abrasive means or materials.
If the jewelry has embedded precious or semi-precious stones, one must
not expose them to the extreme changes in temperature because stones can
change their color;
avoid to expose them to direct sunbeams and store them in closed boxes
intended for storage of jewelry, since most of the stones embedded in jewelry change their shade as a result of the impact of light.
Sterling Silver Care
In order to silver articles longer maintain their original appearance, they in evenings after removing them should be wiped with a special cleaning cloth for silver jewelry.
When removed, jewelry is recommended to be stored in small plastic bags which are possible to close or in special jewelry boxes.
Cleaning cloth for silver jewelry:
High-quality fabric with a specially developed composition cleans, polishes, and gives a pristine shine to tarnished products made of all types of silver;
When cleaning highly tarnished silver, it is recommended that you moisten a corner of the cloth, clean the jewelry, and then wipe with the dry part;
With continued use, the cloth will become black, but will not lose any of its ability to clean, polish, and protect;
Precautions (cloth cannot be washed, not recommended for gold jewelry).