It can be well worth your while to thoroughly research any jewelry you are planning to buy or sell. This can make it hard to know where to start.
Don’t use harsh chemicals like turpentine or bleach to clean jewelry. Chemicals can eat away the stones or enamel on your stones.
If you are looking to purchase sterling silver jewelry make sure that you have a magnet with you and a good eye. Take the magnet with you to find fake pieces of jewelery, sterling silver will not stick to the magnet. Your sterling silver jewelery should always be imprinted if it is real. The stamp may read “.925” or “ster”. If the item has no markings indicating its authenticity, then be wary.
Before purchasing a new pieces, look at the latest jewelry trends. Getting a great deal on beautiful bauble makes getting it even more enjoyable.