To clean your jewelry at home, combine mild dishwashing soap and warm water. Soak your jewellery in the soapy water then clean with a soft bristle toothbrush or a soft cloth. A jewellery polishing cloth can also be used.
Sterling silver and 9ct gold are both water fast so can be worn for daily wear and kept on while washing hands etc. Gold plated silver should be not be worn in water to make the plating last longer. Ensure to remove your jewellery before sleeping, swimming in harsh chlorine or exercising to avoid damage and tarnishing to your jewellery.
Limit the contact your piece has with perfumes, creams and makeup as these substances can accelerate the tarnish sterling silver. Certain chemical products can turn silver black.
Your jewellery should be stored individually in a safe, dry & cool place to prevent tarnishing, discolouration, tangling and scratches.