How do you keep sterling silver from tarnishing? Store jewelry with chalk: If you throw a few pieces of chalk in with your sterling silver, the chalk will absorb the moisture and help prevent tarnishing. Use silica packs: When you buy new clothing or shoes, sometimes you’ll find silica packs in with them. Hold onto these and toss them in your jewelry box.
How do I keep my silver shiny? Mix 1/2 cup lemon juice and one teaspoon olive oil. Dip a clean cloth in the solution and gently rub the silver until it shines. Rinse and dry.
How do you make silver last longer?
- Keep it Dry. Pure water is unlikely to damage sterling silver, but that doesn’t serve for much because most water we’re exposed to isn’t purified.
- Store it Properly. Everything requires proper care, including sterling silver.
- Take it Off.
- Put it on Last.
- Polish it.
Can you store silver in Ziploc bags? It’s fine to store your silver in a sealed zip-top plastic bag, but do not wrap it in plastic wrap or secure with rubber bands. Other storage options include flannel bags designed for silver storage or chests or drawers lined with a tarnish-resistant flannel such as Pacific Silvercloth.