How to care for your sterling silver jewelry?
Your Aesthetiic India jewelry is made in sterling silver, a beautiful metal that will last for generations with proper care. You only need to take some preventive measures along with occasional polishing to always keep it looking as good as new.
First and foremost, remember how your jewelry looks when you first receive it. Some silver jewelry has been oxidized to give it a slightly ‘antiqued’ look. This should not be confused with silver that has tarnished due to exposure to air, excessive heat, or pollutants.
Many of our jewellery such as necklaces, bracelets, and earrings are oxidized and gold plated to Using strong solvents on these could erode the oxidization and impact the overall appearance of the jewelry. For these, especially, please follow the tips below and use a delicate hand when cleaning them with a soft cloth as needed.
To prevent tarnish, follow these tips:
- Store your jewelry in a cool, dry place. Silver tarnishes when exposed to air, so it’s a good idea how to clean a to keep your silver in airtight zip-lock plastic bags, or covered in a cloth enclosed in an airtight container when not in use. This will help slow down the tarnishing process and protect your jewelry from scratching. Also, keep it separately from your other accessories as silver jewelry gets scratched easily.
- Remove your jewelry while swimming and taking a shower. Always remove your jewelry before using any product that contains bleach, ammonia, alcohol, fingernail polish removers that contain acetone, and turpentine. Some of these can cause a breakdown in the metal alloys leaving your jewelry beyond repair.
- Remove your jewelry when sleeping. Movement during sleep can also cause stress or scratches.
Tips to clean the jewellery
- Clean after every use. After every use clean your jewelry with a soft cloth to remove the oil and grime that would have stuck to it from the skin grime it could have been exposed to throughout the
- All you have to do is dampen a cloth in lukewarm water, add a bit of mild soap and rub your jewellery gently. Rinse with clean water, pat dry with a soft cloth, and you're done