Acquiring fine silver is one thing. Keeping it bright and beautiful is
another. However, there's no mystery to caring for your fine silver
jewelry. Just follow these tips:
Store your silver in a cool, dry place that is preferably airtight, to
avoid oxidation. Avoid direct overexposure to artificial light or
sunlight for long periods. Don't store directly on wood, which often
contains acids that can affect silver's surface.
Store items in a tarnish-proof cloth, or in drawers with
tarnish-resistant strips. Store each item individually, either in its own soft pouch
or in a separate compartment of your jewelry box. Do not store silver
loose in drawers; Scratches will occur if you toss your jewelry into a
compartment or allow pieces to rub against each other.
If a piece of silver jewelry becomes tarnished, use a paste, liquid
polish or a treated polishing cloth to restore its original luster. Never
put rubber bands or plastic directly against the surface of your