The idea of beautiful jewelry can be as exquisite as the actual jewelry pieces themselves. Jewelry can bring back memories of an important event or occasion and provides a way for people to show how much they care about each other. By knowing more about jewelry, and the buying and selling process in particular, you will find the purchase of each piece a rewarding and memorable experience.

For example, you should never use bleach, turpentine, or ammonia on your jewelry. Chemicals can eat away the stones or enamel on your stones.

Precious Metals

Keep your jewelry in a relatively air-tight container, and minimize its exposure to humidity. Store jewelry in a sealed box or drawstring pouch for the best protection. 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 …