How to take care of your jewelry
Tips and advices to give a longer and shinier life to your Marechiaro piece.
Gold Plated Jewelry
The Gold jewellery, as told, is gold plated, this means that there is a layer of gold on a base of sterling silver. This layer usually last 6 to 12 months, even longer if you take care of not washing your hands or take shower with your gold plated jewellery and not apply perfume and lotion.
The Silver Jewelry
The Silver jewellery will never change color, in a long time it can tarnish a bit, in this case you can easily clean it in this way: mix a few drops of dish soap with warm water. Dip a soft cloth in the solution and use it to rub the silver to remove the tarnish or you can use a toothbrush and gently rub your piece. Rinse with cool water and buff dry with another soft cloth.
When you are wearing your gold plated jewelry, to make sure it lasts longer, follow these tips:
Wear jewelry when doing physical work such as housekeeping, gardening or exercise.
Expose jewelry to household cleaning products.
Expose jewelry to chlorine swimming pools, hot tubs and thermal water (for Silver jewelry also)
Apply lotion, cosmetics, hairspray and perfume before dressing in jewelry.
Store in a fabric-lined box, separately or individually-wrapped in tissue to prevent scratches.