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Can I get my jewellery wet? Yes! Waterproof Sterling Silver Jewellery

water proof sterling silver handmade jewellery review by customer wearing jewellery in water
Yes! Your jewellery is made from sterling silver and completely water proof!
Water won't damage sterling silver, But what can cause silver to tarnish (darken) more quickly, is the type of water and the chemicals in it might have an impact on how much it will cause your silver change colour.
 

Here are some tips

Advice

My advice is to wear your silver jewellery (the oils from your skin help keep it clean), remove when washing/sanitising your hands if you can. But it’s not the end of the world if you don't - most changes that occur do not imply permanent damage and can be cleaned at home, or professionally cleaned. When not wearing your jewellery every day it's best to store it in the anti-tarnish bag provided!

Shower water

Go for it! There aren’t harsh chemicals in tap water that would react significantly with your sterling silver jewellery. The soap and water can even help wash away any residue from your skin and dirt in the air that can also cause your silver to look dull. If using hair dye then I'd recommend taking it off though.

Pool water

It's ok. Swimming pools are treated with chlorine, and chlorine can react with sterling silver but depending on how much chlorine is in the pool and how often you swim will determine if its ok or not. Make sure you shower after to rinse any chlorinated water off.

Hot Tubs 

I'd avoid. There’s a lot more chlorine in hot tubs, and it’s hot. Chemical reactions generally speed up at higher temperatures, so I’d definitely try to take off your silver before getting in a hot tub.

Salt Water 

Not a great idea. Salt can be corrosive and will also leave a residue on your jewellery which would need to be cleaned off.  Take it off before going in the water but If you forget, try to rinsing it and dry it off with some clean water afterwards.

If you do wear your jewellery in the water then the best thing to do is rinse it with tap water after, dry it with a clean soft cloth and then give it a buff with the polishing cloth provided.
You can also send your jewellery back to me for a FREE clean and polish, you just pay the postage. 
 

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