Frequently Asked Questions

Does sterling silver tarnish?

Sterling silver tarnishes when exposed to salty air, chlorine, sulfur, humidity, perspiration, cosmetics, household bleach and other strong chemicals. To prevent tarnish as much as possible, we recommend that you store your fine jewellery in a safe, dry place when engaging in the following activities:

 

  • Performing household and outdoor chores
  • Showering, bathing or swimming in pools, hot tubs, hot springs and the ocean
  • Using lotion, hair products, fragrances and other cosmetics
  • Exercising at the gym or during contact sports
  • Preparing meals

 

Storing sterling silver in the Tiffany Blue® flannel pouch provided with your purchase will help prevent tarnish.

 

See our Sterling Silver jewellery Care guide for more information.