Jewelery helps you show your feelings to the people who count on you. Even something small can be appreciated greatly. This article can teach you more about jewelry, for yourself or for a gift.
Always keep your jewelry in a place that doesn’t experience extreme temperatures or humidities. Ideally, you should keep them in drawstring bags or in a jewelry box. Air and humidity can tarnish metals of all types. While precious metals can be polished back to their original luster, non-precious metals are only coated in which case polishing causes the copper metal underneath to show through.
If you are shopping unmarked sterling silver jewelry, then by all means bring a magnet. Jewelry made with non-precious metals will be attracted to the magnet, revealing any fakes. You can generally tell genuine sterling silver by its stamp, which will look something like “.925 ster.” If the piece is …