It can be well worth your while to thoroughly research any jewelry you are planning to buy or sell. It can be overwhelming to know exactly where to start.
Do not clean your jewelry with chemicals such as bleach or ammonia. You can turn your stones this way and it will eat away the enamel on the pieces.
Your jewlery needs to be kept in a place where it is protected from air and humidity. For maximum protection you can choose to store them inside of a small drawstring or a closed jewelry box. Humidity quickly tarnishes both precious and non-precious metal. It’s possible to restore precious metals through polishing, but lesser-quality metals may suffer permanent damage.
Be sure that you understand the kind of gemstone that is in the jewelry that you are purchasing. A stone may be natural, synthetic or imitation. Imitation gems are basically plastic that is …