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Cleaning and Storing Your Jewelry

  Here are a few ways to maintain your metal jewelry so that your skin and the jewelry always looks beautiful: Clean jewelry regularly as the environment, skin oils and finger-prints can damage the finish of any jewelry. Avoid commercial jewelry cleaners for silver, particularly the dipping kind or the ones you can purchase from the hardware or grocery store, as they can permanently ruin the metal and gemstones. Wiping with a soft cloth (a clean, well-worn cotton rag) after each wearing is ideal, or, if it hasn’t been cleaned in a while, gently clean the piece with blue Dawn dish soap or other gentle dishwashing detergent and a soft toothbrush. If the silver is very tarnished you may have...

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