Sterling silver is a metal that is used to make different types of jewelry because of its beautiful look. You may have sterling silver necklace, pendants, bracelets or rings in your jewelry box that you haven’t touched for long just because they all have turned black! But there is one way you can bring all your jewelry back and new! You can do this is by using a super easy method of cleaning your sterling silver jewelry with aluminum foil and baking soda!
The story behind this sudden change in color of sterling silver jewelry is not long! As we all know that sterling silver is an alloy and what happens with our jewelry is that it gets oxidized when exposed to air. And this is the time we ask ourselves why it is turning black? Well the answer is pretty simple the oxidization is caused by a chemical reaction with sulfur. But you can always bring back the luster and shine of your jewelry with our step by step guide. In our sterling silver cleaning recipe, the aluminum foil and baking soda will act against all that oxidization process leaving the jewelry clean and free of tarnish. So let us see how to achieve this:
-1 Aluminum foil sheet
-1/2 cup Baking Soda
-2 glasses Water
-Sterling Silver Jewelry