Jewelery has always been associated with beauty. Jewelry not only reminds us of our important relationships, it also helps memorialize those special occasions. Expanding your knowledge about jewelry can make the buying and selling experience become more rewarding.
For example, you should never use bleach, turpentine, or ammonia on your jewelry. Harsh chemicals will dull your stones and dissolve the enamel on your jewelry.
Keep your jewelry stored somewhere that is free from humidity or air. Keep your jewelry in a drawstring bag or in a box that is made for jewelry. Humidity quickly tarnishes both precious and non-precious metal. Polishing will work to restore the color and shine for precious metals, but with non-precious metals, polishing will not help the change in color.
A piece of jewelry should be long lasting. When buying jewelry, only buy from dealers with good reputations, so that you don’t buy a …