Fashion jewelry, also referred to as costume jewelry, is a fun and inexpensive way to express your individual style. Its low cost composition means that it is easy to get your moneys worth of use out of it and allows for a much greater variety of bolder, attention grabbing styles and colors that can be mixed and matched according to your mood or wardrobe.
Caring for your fashion jewelry:
Although fashion jewelry doesn't require much of an investment, it is still important to get the most bang for your buck by taking proper care of your costume jewelry by following a few simple steps:
> NEVER allow fashion jewelry to come in contact with oils, soaps, perfumes, or any harsh chemicals which can fade or even ruin the item> ALWAYS remove jewelry before sports, swimming, exercising, washing hands, showering, cleaning, doing laundry, or applying lotions or creams> NEVER store jewelry wet. Always dry with a soft cloth before storing> When cleaning, be gentle! Use a soft toothbrush and jewelry cleaner that specifically states that it is safe for costume jewelry. Make sure it does not contain acid, alcohol, or ammonia. Only use jewelry cleaner as directed. DO NOT over scrub> Store jewelry in a plastic ziploc bag or soft jewelry pouch away from other objects and jewelry items to avoid scratching> Store jewelry in a clean, dry, cool, not cold place away from heat and dust> Use a jewelry cloth for buffing> Regularly check for loose stones.