Cleaning your Handmade Designer Jewelry
How to clean your jewelryClean your sterling silver jewelry with a Sunshine ® Polishing Cloth or any soft sterling silver cleaning cloth. First, gently rub off any excess makeup. Remember silver is a very soft metal and you can scratch it if you aren't careful so don't rub it too harshly. Then use the polishing cloth to shine your piece.
Storing your sterling silverStore your piece in an airtight zip lock bag. Save the one it came in, it works perfectly. This will help prevent some tarnishing. Remember sterling silver is meant to be worn and your body oils also help prevent tarnishing.
Excessive tarnishDo not use liquid jewelry cleaner on your jewelry. To clean away excessive tarnish, clean your sterling with a soft cloth. You may also use a nonabrasive brand name paste silver polish to remove excessive tarnish. A silver cloth is the best way to remove tarnish from jewelry. Be sure the item to be cleaned is free from dust and other abrasives. Note: Liquid silver cleaner will remove the black (tarnish) coloring from the letter blocks and Bali beads and may discolor the beads.
Directions for use: Rub surface to be polished with medium pressure. Special polishing and cleansing action works until the cloth is completely darkened. Do not wash the cloth. Made in Japan.