ADOPT A LAST ON, FIRST OFF ROUTINE

Adopt a Last On, First Off routine with your jewelry.  Put your jewelry on last after your morning routine and remove your jewelry first before getting ready for bed.  Contact with water, lotions, hairsprays, and perfumes can speed up tarnishing.

TARNISHING

All sterling silver tarnishes naturally, but with a little care your jewelry will never lose its luster.  Sterling silver loves to be worn.  The natural oils in our skin also help prevent tarnish, so where your Boma jewelry often.  If your jewelry does tarnish, you can easily remove it with a treated silver polishing cloth.  Contact Boma at 866.366.BOMA to purchase a polishing cloth.  

HOMEMADE TARNISH SOLUTION

If you don't have a polishing cloth you can make your own cleaning solution with materials found around the home.  

Ingredients: mason jar, good quality witch hazel or white vinegar, baking soda, soft bristle toothbrush, virgin coconut oil.

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Place your jewelry in a glass mason jar.

2. Cover with ½ cup of vinegar or witch hazel. Add one drop of virgin coconut oil and mix gently.

3. Allow jewelry to soak in the mixture overnight.

4. The next morning, coat with baking soda and scrub with an old toothbrush, then rinse with water.

5. Pat jewelry dry completely before storing.


STORING YOUR JEWELRY

Moisture and air are the enemies when it comes to tarnish.  Store your jewelry in an airtight pouch or Ziploc bag with a anti-tarnish strip or silica pack.