Sterling silver tends to tarnish over time, if not taken care of. There are a couple ways to prevent this from happening.
When storing your sterling silver jewelry, use a sealed polyethylene bag. This will help to reduce the tarnish. If you are storing your sterling silver in a display case, you can use desiccated silica gel to help reduce the tarnish.
If tarnishing does occur, use a polishing cloth designed for sterling silver. This works best when tarnishing first occurs. If the tarnish is more difficult to remove, a professional may need to be consulted.
Lastly, washing your sterling silver jewelry with mild dish soap and warm water will help to keep your jewelry looking like new.
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