Articles for tag: Silver Polish, Sulfur, Tarnish

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How to Remove Tarnish from Silver

Has your favorite silver keepsake become dulled by tarnish? Do you want to restore that like-new shine and luster? What can you do? You could grab a cloth and some silver polish and rub and rinse, rub and rinse, rub and rinse … (you get the picture). Not only is this a bit tedious, but ...

Tiffany & Co. Silver Jewelry Cleaning and Polishing Tips

As the proud owner of a sterling silver serving tray manufactured by Tiffany & Co., silver jewelry, and even a small picture frame fashioned from the precious metal, I am meticulous about their shine. Anyone who has ever owned a piece of jewelry or other item fashioned from silver or containing silver parts knows that ...

Oxidation Issues in Silver Jewelry

Among the many precious metals used in jewelry, silver comes to mind. In this jewelry maker’s mind, there might as well be only two metals: gold and silver. I covered karat gold jewelry in a previous piece. It’s time now to get the scoop on silver. Silver comes in two basic grades for jewelry: fine ...

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Prevent Tarnish on Your Silverware

I adore my silverware. The pattern is a reflection of my personality, the silver pieces makes the table look dazzling, and the heavy, smoothness of sterling silver always feels amazing in my hands. Silverware that hearkens back to a more beautiful era, I love; removing tarnish and discoloration from sterling silverware, not so much. So ...

Take Proper Care of Antique Silverware

Sterling silver and high quality silver plate items are not easy to come by these days. Some people invest in vintage silverware, and others have been fortunate enough to inherit these treasures. Proper care of antique silverware will ensure that it lasts as long as intended…through several lifetimes. Antique dealer and appraiser, Michelle Isserman, specializes ...

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How to Clean Sterling Silver Jewelry

Sterling silver jewelry is beautiful, yet many of us tend to shy away from sterling silver believing it to be too much of a hassle to maintain. While it is true that sterling sliver will tarnish over time, the tarnish is surprisingly easy to remove. In this article we will cover two quick and easy ...

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Tiffany & Co. Silver Jewelry Cleaning and Polishing Tips

If you are fortunate to own anything from Tiffany & Co one of your most important objectives is appropriate care and storage of your Tiffany & Co. silver treasures. Silver jewelry, dazzling diamonds in silver settings, cufflinks, key rings, watches, or gift items from Tiffany & Co. are highly valued valuable. You want to keep ...

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Goddard’s Silver & Jewelry Polishing Cloth

In my jewelry making business, I find that my sterling silver ear wires will tarnish if I don’t keep them tightly closed up in plastic bags. When I change out earrings at the three stores that sell them for me, I regularly have to remove tarnished sterling silver earrings that have not sold, bring them ...

The Care and Cleaning of Sterling Silver Jewelry

With proper care, sterling silver jewelry will last for generations. Strong and beautiful, affordable, hypoallergenic, and fashionable, it can be polished to a lustrous sheen no other metal can match. With minimal care, it can be worn often. Sterling silver is an alloy of 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals, usually copper. Fine silver (99.9%) ...