We trust you will enjoy your piece of fine jewelry for many years. Below are a few tips to help keep your pieces looking like new. Fine/Sterling Silver oxidizes over time needs an occasional polish with a silver polishing cloth or pad. A Pro Polishing Pad has been given to you with your purchase. Polish your jewelry after every few wearings and your pieces will remain looking like new. Store your jewelry in the ziplock bag provided with an anti-tarnish tab. Keep jewelry items separate to avoid rubbing and scratching of surfaces. Care also applies to Swarovski Crystals. Take off jewelry before showering, sleeping or swimming. Avoid contact with hot water, perfume, harsh chemicals, seawater, or excessive perspiration as it may cause discoloration. Apply perfume, hair products, sunscreen etc. before putting on jewelry. A few drops of mild dish washing liquid like Dawn, a cotton swab or a very soft toothbrush can also be used if your jewelry is dirty. Rinse and dry thoroughly. Do not use toothpaste or other abrasives to clean metal, stones or crystals. Enjoy!!