You will need to have an understanding of how the selling and buying of jewelry works before you jump into the field yourself. It can be overwhelming to know exactly where to start.
Use a polishing cloth for all of your jewelry pieces. This method ensures your jewelry stays shiny without having to use any chemical cleansers or solvents. You can use the two-sided cloth to polish your jewelry in the same way you would polish a drinking glass. Use the side of the cloth that is designed for polishing to remove fingerprints, dust and other surface imperfections, and then use the opposite side to buff the jewelry and make it gleam.
When purchasing sterling silver, take along a good magnifying glass, along with a small magnet. If the piece you are examining is not silver and is made from non-precious metal, it will be attracted to the …