Month: May 2016

Jewelry has been in existence for eons, and the variety of designs is unlimited. You might find out how to select and care for a piece of jewelry which you will cherish forever when you check out these tips.

Don’t use acetone, bleach, ammonia or turpentine to clean copper. This can cause your stones to turn and dull in color, along with eating away any enamel on the pieces.

When storing your jewelry, be sure that you store it in a place with low humidity and free of open air. A jewelry box or drawstring bag out of a humid area is ideal. Air and humidity can cause the metals that the jewelry are made of to tarnish. Precious metals can easily be polished, but non-precious metal needs a special polish.

When you are shopping, think about the color or type of gem you want to buy. Gems can be …

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