Last week I was eyeing my Tiffany bead bracelet and noticed how lacklustre it looked. I remember, many moons ago, when this bracelet was pristine. Gorgeous, shiny, unscratched. It's still gorgeous and I still wear it often but it just doesn't glimmer like it used to. I realized it has been over a year since it was last polished.
I would normally take it to Tiffany&Co for a cleaning/polish. It gets costly and they tend to keep the pieces for a few days but the results are impeccable (practically like new). However, while I was in Solutions the other day, I saw some silver polish and ended up buying it.
I think a silver polish is a must if you have a lot of silver jewelry. I can't believe I haven't owned anything like this before. It helps remove tarnish and restores your pieces to a beautiful shine. The one I got was a polishing cloth (around $10) and it works quite nicely. Once side polishes and the other side shines.
I remember being told by an SA at Tiffany that if I wore my bracelets often then I wouldn't have to worry too much about tarnish. While this has been somewhat true, tarnish still forms and it makes the bracelet look dull.
Now the lustre is back in my bracelet and I am quite pleased with my polishing job.
How do you keep your Tiffany shiny?