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How to Care For Your Silver Jewelry From Tranquil

There are many different things to consider when caring for your 925 sterling silver jewelry but lets start with the numbers. Sterling is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of pure silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper. This percentage of fine silver is why you will see sterling silver referred to as '925 silver' or hallmarked with a 925 stamp.  How to Prevent Tarnish from Developing Substances such as lotions, cosmetics, hair spray, other hair products and perfumes will cause corrosion and accelerate tarnishing. To prevent tarnish from developing, always put your silver on last when applying products. Direct sunlight also causes tarnish, so be sure to take it off before swimming or sunbathing. To...

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How to Care For Your Gold Jewelry From Tranquil

Although 10k, 14k, 18k, and 22k solid-gold jewelry may be your first choice for pieces that cost a decent amount and can live a long life, our jewelry is an alternative for pieces that can keep their shine and last just as long with proper care. How to Care For Gold Bonded & Filled Jewelry All of our gold necklace pendants are 18k gold bonded while the chains for them are 14k gold-filled. Our bracelet charms and spacers are 14k gold-filled as well. Gold bonded is sterling silver coated in quality 18k real gold. Gold filled is a thick layer of 14k solid gold on the outside of a metal core. The gold that's on the outside of both gold bonded and gold-filled...

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How to Care For Your Jade Jewelry From Tranquil

Jadeite jade is among the toughest of gemstones however it is still a gemstone. These figurines are so unique and delicate, they need to be well cared for. At Tranquil, all of our necklaces display Jadeite pieces whereas our bracelets are made with a variety of different jade types from all over the world. We will provide you with a clear understanding of how to care for all of your pieces, starting with jade pendant pieces. The care for your jade is quiet simple. How to Clean Jade Pieces The proper way to clean jade can simply be done in the luxury of your own home. Create a solution with mild soap and warm water, then mix thoroughly. We recommend using...

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