Sometimes, an outfit just doesn’t seem complete. Everything matches and looks good on you, but your look needs something else. Jewelry could be the missing piece. Sometimes, one simple piece of jewelry will make your outfit look complete.
Use a polishing cloth for all of your jewelry pieces. It will allow you to make your jewelry look as good as new without the use of chemicals. Buff your jewelry with the two-sided cloth, just as if you were cleaning a glass. Use the polishing side first and, then the other side to make your jewelry shine.
Avoid using harmful substances like bleach, ammonia, acetone, turpentine and the like to clean them. This can cause your stones to turn and dull in color, along with eating away any enamel on the pieces.
Jewelry should be stored in an air-tight and humid free area. To maximize protection, put your jewelry in a jewelry box or a small drawstring bag. Both air and humidity can lead to tarnished metal. While precious metals can be polished back to their original luster, non-precious metals are only coated in which case polishing causes the copper metal underneath to show through.
Do they prefer to wear over-sized pieces or more delicate styles? Yellow gold or silver? Doing so can help to find the most special piece for the recipient.
If you own costume jewelry, it is important to properly care for it. Costume jewelry can prove to be a good investment, but also a costly one; keep in mind the pieces you wish to add to your collection don’t show too much wear. Make sure you have a piece that is in excellent condition, because this will be a lot more fruitful for you down the road.
Jewelry can really put an outfit together. There is a wide variety of jewelry on the market today, making it easy to select a piece that fits whatever type of event you are dressing for, be it an elegant party or fun excursion. Use jewelry with your outfit when you go out next time to make sure that you look fantastic.