Buying jewelry takes a lot of planning before you can finally settle for a choice. Organizing and storing the jewelry takes just as much planning. Jewelry pieces are prone to breakage, scratching and grime if not stored properly. You can therefore avert all these by organizing your pieces.
If you have a big collection of jewelry pieces, then you know how taxing it can be to organize such a sizable collection. To ensure that you don’t go through the trouble, we are here to offer some painstaking ideas for storing your sterling silver jewelry. So, (please) read on.
- Separate your jewelry – when we talk of a jewelry collection, we refer to earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, and more. Each of these pieces requires special storage to minimize damage and also help you find the pieces easily. For example, rings and earrings are some of the smallest pieces, and putting them in one place will make it harder for you to locate them when you need them. To save time, and still keep your jewelry in perfect condition, keep everything separate.
- Keep the jewelry in plain sight – no one wants to be caught in the last-minute hunt for jewelry. So, to effortlessly enliven your look with the perfect accessories, ensure that all your jewelry pieces are visible and easy to find. Drawer compartments and jewelry organizers are perfect options that will keep your jewelry safe and easily visible.
- Keep necklaces on hooks – the simplest way to store your necklaces would be by attaching decorative hooks on your wall or dressing area then hanging them individually.
Why? Here is why. Keeping your necklaces on hooks averts jumbled messes of the chains and pendants. Placing them individually on the hooks or a hanging jewelry organizer will also make it easy for you to choose what you want to wear.
- Keep them in a cool dry place – in as much as sterling silver can last for decades without losing its sparkle, how you store your jewelry can jeopardize that. Sterling silver can tarnish easily if not stored in proper conditions. Jewelry enthusiasts and jewelry sellers’ will agree that the best place to keep your fine jewelry would be in a cool and dry place.
To conclude, sterling silver jewelry is an investment. They can be quite costly and because of that, you need to be extra careful with them. After all, the longer they serve you the better it is for you, right?