Silver Jewellery Care Guide
As a passionate jewellery maker, I understand the importance of preserving the beauty of your precious silver pieces. To ensure that your jewellery continues to shine brilliantly, follow these essential care instructions:
Over time, sterling silver naturally tarnishes, resulting in a darkish grey-black colour. This is a normal process for all silver jewellery. To minimise tarnishing and maintain the lustrous appearance of your pieces, proper care is crucial.
To protect your silver jewellery, avoid wearing it during physical activities, especially rings. Physical exertion and contact with sweat can accelerate tarnishing. Additionally, keep your pieces away from perfumes, makeup, and hairsprays, as these may contain chemicals that can tarnish silver.
Clean your silver jewellery gently using warm water and mild soap. After cleaning, ensure thorough drying with a soft, lint-free cloth before storing. Avoid using abrasive cloths that could scratch the surface of your jewellery.
Specialist Silver Polishing Cloths:
Consider using specialist silver polishing cloths designed to maintain the brilliance of your jewellery. These cloths, made of 100% cotton infused with special silver cleaners, effectively remove tarnish buildup and restore the original shine. Simply polish your pieces gently to bring back their radiant glow.
Exercise caution when caring for your silver jewellery. Avoid using silver dips, as they can remove the surface layer of the metal, making your items more susceptible to tarnish. Likewise, refrain from using cream cleaners or toothpaste, as they contain abrasive substances that can damage the finish of your jewellery.
Proper storage is crucial for preserving the quality of your silver jewellery. Store your pieces in a dry, cool, and dark place, such as a jewellery box or wrapped in a cloth. You may also use zip lock bags for added protection. Including silica sachets, often found in product packaging, can help absorb excess moisture and further safeguard your jewellery's condition.
It is recommended not to wear jewellery, especially rings, during workouts or other physical activities. Sweat and increased friction can lead to faster tarnishing and potential damage to your jewellery.
By following these care instructions, you can ensure that your silver jewellery by Bianca O'Neill retains its stunning appearance for years to come. Embrace the timeless allure of sterling silver and cherish the elegance it brings to your style. If you have any further questions or need assistance, please feel free to reach out to me.
Invest in the lasting radiance of silver jewellery and experience the joy of wearing meticulously crafted pieces that reflect your unique style and personality.