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May 2009 Blog Posts (1)

Tips for Bringing the Shine Back to Your Silver Jewlery

I'm sure that we all have a piece of silver jewelry that we would like to wear but it has become tarnished from being exposed to the air over time. It is actually the metal part of the alloy in sterling silver that causes tarnishing since pure silver, just like gold, is resistant to oxidation. To make your silver shiny again you can rub the piece with a cotton cloth or a jewelers polishing cloth. For pieces that are extremely tarnished you will need to add polishing paste.



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Added by Karen Ferrante on May 25, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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