Elina Mira Blog — Jewelry Care

How to Clean Sterling Silver Jewelry

Posted by Laura Fleischauer on

One of the most common questions we get is “how do I clean my silver?” First, let’s understand why your silver loses its luster. The dull dark color (tarnish) that starts to appear on your silver is a completely natural process caused by the outermost layers of the metal being exposed to oxygen and/or other chemicals. Unlike a rusty piece of metal that is actually destroyed and corroded, tarnished metal can be restored completely with a proper cleaning. The tarnish is only on the surface and does not damage the metal.  (click the post title to get our tips for cleaning your silver)

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