When it comes to silver jewellery, you would always want your silver piece to be at its perfect shape. Silver jewellery are known for their lustrous shine and dazzling beauty and their durability and long-lasting beauty. This is one of the many reasons why they're highly sought-after memorabilias such as wedding ring for women, engagement ring for women or a special gift for their special someone.
Sterling Silver or 925 silver jewellery is a material made up of 92.5 pure silver mixed with different alloys such as brass or copper. One reason behind this is that pure silver metal itself is too soft to be used as a jewellery.
This is what makes any pure sterling silver jewellery a valued posession given the amount of silver content in it. However, due to the 7.5% alloy mixed with it, your valuable piece is prone to tarnishing.
Tarnishing is a reaction where your prized jewellery's color is turning black or green or exhibits any sign of possible discoloration. Most common questions that we are getting is:
When my silver ring or silver necklace turns black, does it mean it is not pure sterling silver?
Pure sterling silver necklaces or sterling silver rings original color can still be recovered so you don't have to worry about it! There are some steps or Do-it-Your-Own or DIY procedures where you can do it at the comfort of your home without spending more than $5! Here's how:
Recover the original color of your sterling silver rings or sterling silver necklace at home by following the steps below:
1. Mix 4 tablespoon of vinegar with a baking soda and let your silver jewellery soak for 20-30 minutes. This solution will cleanse your jewellery in no time as if it's just a brand new jewellery piece!
2. Soak it with dishwashing liquid mixed with warm water. Soak your silver piece for 20-30 minutes and wait until the magic works!
3. Dilute corn starch with water and soak your jewellery piece for a short span of time.
4. Hand sanitizer also works effectively when it comes to recovering the beauty and shine of your jewellery!
Being resourceful can definitely save you a ton of money when it comes to recovering a silver ring or silver jewellery that cost you hundred of bucks in the jewellery market. A simple household or kitchen ingredients you have at home can definitely give your tarnished silver jewellery a new and bright life!
When it comes to buying a silver piece, make sure to buy it from your trusted silver jewellery shop. Aside from price consideration, also consider the real base material of the jewellery you're buying.
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