the perfume and cosmetic industries produce many products which do
nasty things to silver.
So do some town waters.
The best advice is to keep the ring away from all chemicals and when
How many times do you see chefs on TV make food with their jewellery
Now just toss this salad or mix the mince by hand. Revolting. Just
wonder how much crap is under that ring?
When I clean people’s jewellery now I give it a good soak in
I knew an elderly lady who re-strung pearls and would charge an
extra $10 if they were not clean and she had to clean them. And gave
the customer a “good talking too” as well.
Last thing on and first thing off is a good policy for jewellery.
I have an interesting situation at one market. When the air is damp
or it rains the sterling gets brown spots that are very hard to remove
without buffing. My JCR ionic cleaner does not remove it.
After some deduction/discussion it was concluded that being under an
airport jet flight path it was jet fuel/exhaust in the air that was
condensing on the silver in water droplets/mist.
This is the only place I have had this happen even under the same
Glad I don’t live in that town.