Jewelry Care - Tips
General Care – Avoid contact with lotions, perfumes, and beauty products. Remove jewelry before washing hands and showering. Avoid harsh chemicals and cleaning agents. Use a toothbrush, hand soap and water to remove any “gunk” that may accumulate within the wire weaving. And storing jewelry in a jewelry box will help to prevent tarnishing when you are not wearing it.
Copper - Naturally, copper jewelry will tarnish over time. If you notice your jewelry tarnishing, use a polishing cloth to help it bring back its shine.
Oxidized Copper - Pieces that have not been sealed with a protectant will naturally tarnish with time, use a polishing cloth to bring back its luster. Sealed pieces will remain intact unless the sealant is scratched off or removed by a copper cleaning solutions.
Sterling Silver – Naturally, sterling silver jewelry will tarnish over time. If you notice your jewelry losing its luster, use a polishing cloth to help bring back the shine.
Oxidized Sterling Silver – The oxidization on those pieces is not permanent, and will fade in some areas with wear. To keep the oxidization as long as possible, avoid silver cleaning solutions and prolonged exposure to liquids.