Can I put pearls in an anti-tarnish?

Answer An anti-tarnish solution would harm your pearls and is not necessary because pearls do not tarnish. Pearls are soft, porous gemstones and even weak chemicals like hairspray are not good for them. C... Read More »

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Are fresh water pearls less money than cultured pearls?

Cultured pearls are generally less expensive than most naturally occurring pearls, even though cultured pearls are often more uniformly shaped and more lustrous. Pearls can be cultured in both fres... Read More »

Does 10k gold tarnish?

Ten karat gold will tarnish. Unless the item is 24 karats, which is pure gold, it will eventually tarnish because of the added alloys. For example, 10k jewelry is made up of 41.7 percent gold, and ... Read More »

Does pewter tarnish?

Pewter doesn't actually tarnish as silver and copper do, but it will slowly oxidize, resulting in a rich patina. The patina enhances the pewter and makes it more valuable. Pewter is tin-based and d... Read More »

Why do pennies tarnish?

Pennies are made with copper, either fully or partially, and copper reacts with oxygen to tarnish the surface of pennies. Pennies also tarnish because of chemicals and oils they might come into con... Read More »