Month: November 2017

When you are buying or selling precious jewelry, doing your homework can have its benefits. Jewelry buying can be an overwhelming process for beginners.

Make sure you organize your jewelry properly. The right jewelry box that has separate compartments, hooks and holders to keep the pieces apart is the best choice. Avoid simply piling them on top of each other in a box. Not only can this harm the fine and fragile pieces, but things like necklaces can get severely tangled up with other necklaces or other jewelry.

Jewelry should be stored in an air-tight and humid free area. A drawstring bag or closed box offers the best protection from moisture in the air. Continued exposure to humidity extremes or air causes metals typically used in jewelry to tarnish. Silver polishes work well to remove tarnish, but certain metals, such as bronze, may not polish well. The polish may remove …

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