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Fast and Easy Tips to Clean Sterling Silver Jewelry

Right when you're ready to head out the door, you realize your favorite silver piece of jewelry - the special one - is all dark and tarnished. It's the daily pieces we wear every day that don't need cleaning as much, so cleaning our jewelry just isn't something we think about.  No, it's not because it's not as precious as the other pieces, it's had another composite added to it to make it stronger. In fact, the silver pieces in your jewelry box are likely made of sterling silver rather than pure silver. Sterling silver typically contains about 7.5% copper, making it stronger than pure 99.9% silver (which is rare) but also more likely to tarnish. (Copper is the primary...

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