Unless your jewels are very high quality, Recommend taking them
off before You hop in the Shower. "Costume or 'fashion' jewelry that
consists of Sterling silver or nickel plating has a tendency to tarnish, and
this tarnishing can discolor your skin," she says.
As a metal, silver has significant health benefits that have
been used across cultures for centuries. Silver has a proven track record as a
powerful antimicrobial agent fighting infections and aiding in cold and flu
prevention, wound healing, and more. Silver also helps with internal heat
regulation and circulation.
Sterling silver, like other precious metals, can oxidize with
time. ... The best way to prevent tarnish is to actually wear your sterling
jewelry or use your silver items often. However, don't wear sterling silver in
chlorinated water or when working with household cleaners such as bleach or
Withproper care, your Sterling Silver jewelry will last a
lifetime. We recommend using treated polishing cloths on all of your Sterling
Silver jewelry. They are non-abrasive and won't damage stones or other
Sterling Silver is harder than fine silver and is specified
("better") for for jewelry and flatware because it is more durable.
less easily marred , damaged, or bent than fine silver which is comparatively
quite "soft". Typically jewelry applications.
Real 925 sterling silver jewelry consists of 92.5 percent pure
silver and the rest in some kind of alloy, typically copper. This is much
different from silver plated, where a layer of silver is placed over another
metal or alloy, and can be scraped off or tarnished easily.