Take care of your Stainless steel jewelry or 925 sterling silver jewelry and it will shine for years. While every piece of jewelry looks beautiful, they can end up looking faded and may lose their shine if not cared for well. If you want your jewelry to look as good as new, then you need to take good care of it. Follow these simple steps to take care of your jewelry.
1.Take off your jewelry before your perform any spots.
2.Gently clean your jewelry with a soft ,clean cloth to maximize the shine.
3.Sort out your jewelry whether it is imitation, pearl, gold, and silver so that you can use different methods for cleaning them. Place them separately - not jumbled together. If possible, separate gold and all other jewels from each other. Keep pearls especially in a different bag or box. Make sure that pearls' container is not too dry or airtight (they can get damaged).
4.Store your jewelry in zip or drawstring purses. Ensure that they of soft cloth like chintz, velvet or cotton. Avoid linen, net, georgette and jersey.This is the best way to protect your jewelry from external elements. If not, you can also put them in wooden boxes, their walls lined with foam and lay them on soft cotton wool.
5.Keep your chains clasped to keep them from getting tangled.
6.Use silver ‘dip’ type cleaners for cleaning 925 sterling silver jewelry. It is safer and the most effective way to retain shine in jewelry but don’t leave your jewelry in the dip for more than a few seconds. Make sure you dry them properly post cleaning
7.Regularly polish your platinum and 925 sterling silver jewelry to avoid tarnishing or oxidizes. Polish them weekly or at least once a month (necessarily).
8.Gemstone jewelry needs to be taken extra care of, and you can do this by cleaning it with a soft brush and mild soapy water. You may also clean these items using jewelry cleaning solution as recommended by a professional.
9.Clean your antique jewelry only with the advice of a specialist or you risk ruining it. Don't take it near things that are high in acidity or chemical.
Stainless steel is resistant to corrosion and will not tarnish and/or turn black.It is a strong and durable metal and is exploding in popuparity as a jewelry metal.the original stainless steel color will not change the color or tarnish.For the gold/black ion plated over stainless steel jewelry,Ion plating is the most modern plating technology and lasts years for MOST people under normal condition use.it can not say it will not come off forever and and can not tell how long it will last.it depends the customers how to use it and the skin's Chemical reaction.