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Care Instructions

It happens to everyone.... tarnish. 
 
Tarnish effects precious metals such as sterling silver and gold. Over time, all sterling silver and real gold will tarnish! This doesn't mean there is anything wrong with your jewellery - tarnish is just a natural process, and in fact shows that your jewellery is real
 
Everybody's skin is different.  Some people find their jewellery tarnishes quickly, whilst other people never have a problem.  Much depends on your skin's individual Ph.  Other factors include exposure to soaps, lotions and perfumes, even in small quantities.  Also exposing your jewellery to chlorinated or salt water can accelerate tarnishing. 
 
In warmer months, humidity may make silver tarnish even faster. There is unfortunately nothing that will completely prevent tarnishing, but we do the best we can to help our customers minimise the effects of tarnish by offering the option to purchase a polishing cloth with all orders.  You can order your polishing cloth at the checkout. 
 
All customer can also follow these simple tips to ensure your jewellery keeps it's shine.
  • Remove all jewellery before taking a shower or cleaning. Soap can cause a film to form on jewellery making it dull.
  • Don’t ever use toothpaste to clean jewellery.
  • Be careful of chlorine. Chlorine, especially at high temperatures can permanently damage and discolour your jewellery. Do not wear gold while using chlorine bleach or while in a pool or hot tub.You can remove tarnish with jewellery cleaner or by using soap and water. After brushing simply rinse with lukewarm water and allow to dry.
  • Always clean hooks with an alcohol swab before wearing any new earrings.
  • Apply your make-up, hair spray and perfume before your jewellery - the chemicals in them will damage the finish of the metal and the stones. In other words, put the jewellery on last.
  • Always remove your necklace before going to bed or getting dressed.
  • Sterling silver and gold both tarnish after prolonged use or constant handling. You should always clean your jewellery with a specialised polishing cloth. 

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The great news is that tarnish is easily removed!  The polishing cloth will help remove minor discolorations. Be sure to rub the piece of jewellery gently

Rose Gold Jewellery

Your new Rose Gold name jewellery deserves special care.

Maintain shine and finish by polishing Name Jewellery rose gold products with a soft cloth. Dampen the cloth in lukewarm water mixed with a small amount of mild soap. Rub the damp cloth gently on your rose gold jewellery, rinse with clean water and pat dry with a soft cloth.

Do NOT use polishing cloths with cleaning compound, or expose your rose gold jewellery to harsh chemicals or lotions.

Always remove your jewellery prior to bathing or swimming.

Please note that the warm pink-hued colour of your name jewellery may intensify with age due to tarnishing, creating a beautiful, vintage appeal.