Sterling Silver Jewelry:
Classic But Unpretentious
by: Chris Robertson
Regardless of your age or gender, sterling silver jewelry's classic appeal
never goes out of style. Sterling silver jewelry offers a precious metal at an
affordable price, and comes in so many designs that you can collect pieces to go
with every style and budget.
Use sterling silver jewelry to define your style. For women, go casual with a
turquoise ring set in sterling silver, along with a complementary necklace and
earrings. For work, dress up your career wear with sterling silver bracelets and
relatively plain earrings, or go with a classic sterling silver watch.
Transition to evening with a sterling silver hairpin or adornment, and add
sparkle with diamond earrings set in sterling silver. Remember, sterling silver
jewelry goes with any skin tone, and is appropriate for any occasion.
Teens go for the bangle and the bling, so sterling silver jewelry in the form of
bracelets, waist chains, and stackable rings are a sure hit. Retro sterling
silver jewelry styles are the rage for rings - both finger and toe - and band
bracelets - both for the wrist and the ankle.
Men are increasingly turning to sterling silver jewelry as a means of
self-expression. Whether incorporated into a watch or belt buckle, ear stud or
key ring, sterling silver is a classic that never goes out of style.
Caring for Sterling Silver Jewelry
To preserve the beauty of your sterling silver jewelry, follow these steps:
* Exposure to the air causes silver to tarnish, so keep your sterling silver
jewelry in a bag made from tarnish-proof cloth, or in airtight container.
* Avoid allowing your sterling silver jewelry to have prolonged contact with
wood, as some woods contain acids that can dull the finish.
* Alcohol, acetone, bleach, ammonia, and turpentine can damage sterling silver
jewelry, so be sure to remove your rings and other sterling silver jewelry
before using these products.
* Regularly wipe down your sterling silver jewelry with a 100% cotton cloth,
using a lengthwise, rather than circular motion.
* Remove light tarnish with a silver cloth, available at mass merchandisers and
* To remove heavy tarnish, use a liquid or paste silver polish and rinse with
warm water. Make sure to dry it thoroughly before storing it in its cloth or
Did You Know?
* Sterling silver is a metal alloy, typically containing 92.5% silver and 7.5%
* Sterling silver jewelry is usually marked with the word, "Sterling," or
* Fine silver (at least 99.9% pure silver) is too soft to use for jewelry.
* Mexican silver is usually more pure than sterling silver, with 95% silver and
Twelve Tips for
Greater Enjoyment of your Gold and Silver Jewelry
Jewelry can be beautiful to look at, fun to buy, and can make bold and revealing
statements about you. Hear are some tips for greater enjoyment of your favorite
gold and silver jewelry.
for Making Silver Jewelry Last a Lifetime
Silver is a soft metal that requires ongoing cleaning to maintain its original
luster, and proper storage to prevent scratches. There are several easy tricks
of the trade that professional jewelers have developed to maintain the beauty of
Exquisite and classic are the middle name of silver that gives a different look
to a personís overall personality. Simple and plain silver jewelries can
actually give an everlasting effect to your dressing and gives you a
Jewelry: From Humble Beginnings to Exquisite Craftsmanship
When we think of silver, the first thing that comes to mind is sterling silver
jewelry. Yet, the history of silver and the uses for silver are rich and varied.
Sterling Silver Jewelry Exposed
Sterling silver jewelry is enjoying an unprecedented popularity with today's
fashion conscious public. You know how beautiful sterling silver jewelry is and
how brilliantly it shines. Now here is the rest of the story.
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