Jewelry Repair Services, Tarnish, And Your Chain’s Care

Do you need jewelry repair services for your rusty-looking chain? If your necklace, bracelet, or anklet is tarnished, take a look at the dos and don'ts of maintenance, cleaning, and repair. Do Understand the Problem Why does jewelry rust or tarnish? Some metals, such as brass, copper, silver, and bronze oxidize. While this may look like rust, it's more likely the item is tarnished or corroded. Rust is iron oxide — a reddish-brown coating that forms when iron or iron alloys (such as steel) meet oxygen. Read More