Jewelry Care

Have your hand crafted jewelry last for years to come.

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Silver & Gold

Silver and gold care is similar, the main difference is gold will not tarnish.​

  • Storing your jewelry in a cool, dry place will help to slow the tarnishing process.

  • Remove when cleaning, swimming and taking a shower. Also avoid using harch chemicals while wearing your jewelry.

  • The best way to clean your jewelry is with a professional jewelry polishing cloth (available at most supermarkets, hardware and jewelry stores). The cloth contains cleaning chemicals, will last a long time and gives a great shine.  Rub gently to remove tarnish.

  • For heavier tarnish, use a non-abrasive brand name liquid or paste silver polish. Rinse thoroughly with warm water to remove all traces of polish.  Dry thoroughly.  Try to avoid getting polish on gemstones.

  • Another natural way to clean your silver jewelry is to fill an aluminum pan with really hot (but not boiling) tap water. Add about 2 teaspoons of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of salt. Stir a bit. Add your jewelry and let soak for 10 minutes. Rinse and dry thoroughly. 

  • If you wear your sterling silver jewelry regularly, your body oils help to keep the tarnishing down and cleaning to a minimum. 

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Brass

  • Commercial copper/brass cleaner. Be sure that any stones in the jewelry can withstand the chemicals in the cleaner or do not use it.

  • As with sterling silver, copper and brass jewelry will tarnish more slowly if stored in an airtight zip lock plastic bag or jewelry case with anti-tarnish paper.