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Jewelry Care & Ring Sizing

Cleaning of Gold or Silver Jewelry:

We love matte surfaces at Patina! These surfaces add more dimension, surface interest, texture and contrast.

Matte surfaces also add another dimension to cleaning.

We have found 2 great solutions to cleaning a softer and more matte surface. (DO NOT USE ON OXIDIZED STERLING SILVER)

· Sometimes a dip is a better solution to cleaning a stubborn surface with built-up tarnish or oxidation, and especially one that has delicate pieces with connective elements. We recommend Griffith Insta Clean Tarnish Remover. It is a non-toxic dip or wipe-on tarnish remover for cleaning gold, silver, and copper. You can find this on Amazon in 4 and 8oz.

· To remove built-up tarnish from your silver, make a thick paste with 1/4 cup baking soda and 2 tablespoons water. (You could even add a drop of liquid soap). Apply with a damp sponge, finger or soft toothbrush and gently rub until the paste turns gray, rinse, and buff dry with a soft cloth.

If you need more jewelry care information regarding your purchase please contact us by email at Patina Gallery.



For how to size your finger: Patina Gallery Sizing Tool


Specific plastic ring sizers:

Patina Gallery is also able to send specific plastic ring sizers.

To request ring sizers please contact us by email at Patina Gallery.


International Ring Size Conversion Guide: Patina Gallery Conversion Guide


If you need more jewelry sizing information regarding your purchase please contact us by email at Patina Gallery.

Or by phone at 505 986 3432